When Cable Executives Turn to the Dark Side

Haugsted, Linda; Estrella, Joe
June 2001
Multichannel News;6/4/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p8
Focuses on the involvement of cable industry executives in politics in the United States. Election into office of AT&T Broadband executive Bob Ryan as mayor in Clarendon Hills, Illinois; Benefits gained by cable executives in the assumption of the role as government officials; Advantages of the dual role as private and public officials.


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