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Re: [News] Intellectual Monopolists -- Murdoch Included -- Attack Reporting

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____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 31 Dec 2009 21:28 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Experts: Comcast's Acquisition of NBC May End Free TV
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Increasingly, media moguls, national
>>| journalists and Wall Street experts are
>>| predicting that cable provider Comcast's
>>| acquisition of NBC will lead to the end of free
>>| broadcast television. Numerous outlets have
>>| reported that Rupert Murdoch, founder of Fox
>>| News Channel's parent company NewsCorp, is
>>| actively pushing to end the long-time
>>| television business model where advertising
>>| dollars pay for programming.
>> `----
>> http://www.prwatch.org/node/8798
> Murdoch has also been attacking the BBC in the same way recently,
> indicating that the licence-fee should be split across multiple
> broadcasters, and that the BBC's remit should be reduced, in order, of
> course, for Murdoch to make more money.  Perhaps unsurprisingly, the BBC
> stopping Mr Murdoch from lining his pockets with additional cash has
> been referred to as "communist".  Some clues, perhaps, as to the
> play-book in use.

Yes, El Reg took the piss out of him on Wednesday:

âEverybody loves the BBC and it doesn't cost anything, Murdoch should learn a thing or twoâ

You've gotta see the photo.

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