Farrell, Mike
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p30
The article reports on several issues regarding the payment for retransmission consent on cable television companies in the U.S. It cites that Sinclair Broadcast Group has estimated that it would produce $48 million in retransmission consent revenue in 2007. Furthermore, it points out that Les Moonves, chief executive officer (CEO) of CBS Broadcasting Inc., is considered as the early proponent of cash compensation in exchange for broadcast retransmission consent.


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