Seizing Initiative, TWE Aims at TV Station Ban

Hearn, Ted
April 2001
Multichannel News;04/02/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p3
Reports on Time Warner Entertainment LP's court filing calling for the overturning of the United States Communications Commission's rule banning common ownership of a cable system and a television station in the same market. Recent cable-ownership rules struck down by the court; Other television networks challenging the commission's ownership rules.


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