TITLE

Public-TV Accord Could Be Reworked

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/24/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a digital television carriage agreement signed by public television stations and large cable companies can be revised to reflect major changes in technology and regulation in the United States. It discusses the need for cable and the public broadcasters to enter mediation if a new voluntary deal could not be reached. Both parties would need their members to ratify the mediator's ruling.
ACCESSION #
27775325

 

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