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10-19-2010, 01:54 PM
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Aside from this Newscorp is pumping millions into the forthcoming elections to try and push their political agenda, I don't want a broadcaster with any political agenda, either side of the debate to be able to pump millions of dollars into the system to skew it in one direction and in turn gain huge lobbying power, the final destination of a world with Murdoch or any business Oligarch pulling the all the broadcasting strings is not going to be a nice place.
As I was saying earlier today:

Well guess what?

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1010/43839.html

"News Corp. is hoping to enlist the help of House Republicans to keep the federal government away from its fight with Cablevision"

“Any government intervention would not only skew the process, but would color all future retransmission consent negotiations,” the letter states".

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