TITLE

BERLUSCONI B'CAST BID RAISES IRE OF TEUTONS

AUTHOR(S)
Meza, Ed; Warner, Bernhard
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Variety;11/13/2006, Vol. 404 Issue 13, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the prospect of Italian media mogul Silvio Berlusconi taking over Germany's biggest commercial broadcasting group, ProSiebenSat 1, is sparking calls for antitrust reform. Rankled Teutonic industryites and pols are finding it hard to swallow a Berlusconi bid after regulators barred one of their own, Berlin publishing giant Axel Springer, from acquiring the group in January, 2006.
ACCESSION #
23113138

 

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