Tackling Hollywood Math

Haugsted, Linda
March 2008
Multichannel News;3/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p8
The article reports on the bill proposal in California State Senate preventing a vertically integrated entertainment company from selling content between its own divisions at less than market price. In details, state Senator Sheila Kuehl sponsored the bill which would make it a crime to undersell programs between a broadcast network and the cable networks owned by the same corporation. Detailed information regarding the bill is elaborated.


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