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  • NFL doesn't have problem if announcers opt not to say 'Redskins'

    The National Football League doesn't have a problem with announcers who don't want to use the name "Redskins" when covering games involving the Washington franchise. "We don’t dictate to our broadcast partners how they cover the game," said NFL...
  • Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?

    Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?
    After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends. The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
  • Murdoch is pouncing on Time Warner while rivals are distracted

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch looks to have been canny in his $80 billion takeover approach to Time Warner Inc, cornering the media giant at a time when potential "white knight" bidders are busy absorbing their own large deals. The absence of...
  • Comcast agrees to add SEC Network

    The Sports Xchange Comcast agrees to add SEC Network Comcast jumped on board with the SEC Network on Friday, reaching agreement on a long-term deal to include the new channel when it launches on Aug. 14. Comcast, the largest cable carrier in the...
  • Comcast to add SEC Network

    Comcast to add SEC Network
    Comcast jumped on board with the SEC Network on Friday, reaching agreement on a long-term deal to include the new channel when it launches on Aug. 14. Comcast, the largest cable carrier in the country, will make the SEC Network available on its basic...
  • Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid

    Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid
    Rupert Murdoch's entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, pounced on its prey at an opportune moment. Over lunch in New York in early June, Murdoch's top lieutenant, Chase Carey, told Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes that Fox wanted to buy...
  • Dish Network Urges FCC to Block Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Dish Network is urging FCC officials to reject the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable, concluding that the transaction "presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and video marketplace." Dish Network's opposition was disclosed...
  • Lawmakers Press AT&T, DirecTV on Whether Merger Will Lead to Lower Prices

    The CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV were pressed on Capitol Hill on whether their proposed $49 billion merger, pitched as a way to achieve cost efficiencies, would lead to lower prices for consumers, but neither company committed to such a scenario. Instead,...
  • Dodgers aren't doing enough to end broadcast blackout

    Last week, when Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter and I tweeted a photo of the celebration, a reader responded. "Stupid that most of Los Angeles was unable to watch" the game, wrote Terry Kinigstein. "Time that the Dodgers are available to...
  • DirecTV necesita fusionarse con AT&T para ofrecer servicio de internet

    DirecTV necesita fusionarse con AT&T para ofrecer servicio de internet
    WASHINGTON - El presidente ejecutivo de DirecTV dijo a los legisladores de EEUU que el proveedor más grande de televisión por satélite en el país necesita fusionarse con AT&T para poder ofrecer servicios de Internet a los consumidores, lo que es algo...
  • ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.

    ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.
    After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever. The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of...
  • The Aereo Decision: 5 Likely Scenarios for What's Next

    In the hours after the Supreme Court ruling in Aereo, consumer groups declared a victory for rising cable prices. Public interest groups declared it a win for big media dominance. And Aereo's CEO declared that the decision sends a "chilling message" to...