Minority Programmers Seek Carriage

Hogan, Monica
February 2001
Multichannel News;02/05/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p3
Trade Publication
Reports the call for Afro-American public interest channels in the United States. Need for cable and direct-broadcasting operators to represent minority and religious groups; Challenges facing EchoStar Communications Corp.; Financial obligations of broadcasters.


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