TITLE

Retrans: Present at the Creation

AUTHOR(S)
Kriegel, Jay
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/13/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 34, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author offers information on how the right of retransmission consent was given to broadcasting companies in the U.S. It highlights the efforts of Larry Tisch, who took over CBS in 1987, to convince the Congress that universal free television would only survive if the protection and revenue of retransmission consent was given. Also discussed is the agreement signed by CBs with Comcast for the payment of cash fees to retransmit on cable the CBS television stations.
ACCESSION #
57198660

 

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