TITLE

Happy Hostilities!

AUTHOR(S)
Higgins, John M.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;11/13/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 45, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on agreements between television broadcasters and cable television companies concerning retransmission rights. The author focuses on a legal and financial disagreement between Sinclair Broadcast Group and cable television company Mediacom. According to the article, Mediacom might remove its stations from 22 different cable markets, which would affect 700,000 subscribers. The management styles of Mediacom's Rocco Commisso and Sinclair's David Smith are discussed.
ACCESSION #
24550718

 

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