The insider

McConville, Jim; Halonen, Doug; Hatch, David
November 1999
Electronic Media;11/29/99, Vol. 18 Issue 48, p8
Presents news relevant to mass media businesses in the United States for the week of November 29, 1999. Includes the failure of Viacom Inc.'s application to buy CBS; Campaign of Senator Joe Lieberman for television broadcasters to adopt a family hour; Launching of a radio advertising campaign for Discovery Health Channel.


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