Co-Op: Bind News to Arbitration

Moss, Linda
April 2007
Multichannel News;4/2/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p26
The article reports on the opinion of U.S.-based National Cable Television Cooperative Inc.(NCTC) that News Corp. should not be allowed to "escape" its obligation to submit to arbitration for its regional sports networks after it divests its ownership in DirecTV Inc. The NCTC believes that the Federal Communications Commission should continue to enforce certain conditions imposed on the company back in 2003.


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