Farrell, Mike
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p5
The article reports on the acquisition of the Long Island, New York-based "Newsday" newspaper by Cablevision Systems Corp. six months after the former made two consecutive acquisitions of Chicago Theater and Sundance Channel. According to Cablevision chief executive officer James Dolan, the deal is made to help the newspaper and the cable company. Only less than a year, the Dolan family, a major shareholder of Cablevision, made an offer to privatize the cable operations.


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