TITLE

Media Miscues Anew on McCain

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the allegation against U.S. Senator John McCain that he has performed political favors for Charles F. Dolan, chairman of Cablevision Systems Corp. It cites that Dolan has given $200,000 to Reform Institute, political foundation supported by McCain. Moreover, it is noted that McCain and Dolan are political chums on the a la carte sale of cable channels as an option to mega-package offering of the cable.
ACCESSION #
28377627

 

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