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Hulu Planning to Charge For Content

THE SEATTLE TIMES By Dawn C. Chmielewski and Alex Pham Los Angeles Times Hulu soared to popularity by offering free online viewing of popular TV shows. Now that free ride may soon end. The Internet-video site is weighing plans to charge users to watch episodes of “30 Rock,” “Modern Family” and “House.” The move would […]

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National Broadcasting Company Soon To Be Owned By Cable

NEW YORK TIMES DEALBOOK BLOG (Sorkin) Carter / Merced Reporting November 30, 2009, 8:17 pm <!– — Updated: 8:33 pm –> G.E. and Vivendi Agree on Value of NBC Universal Update | 8:28 p.m. General Electric has reached a tentative agreement to buy Vivendi‚Äôs 20 percent stake in NBC Universal for about $5.8 billion, helping […]

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Just Creep-Out Baby! ~ The Curious Case of Your Oakland Raiders

Tom Ostler San Francisco Chronicle (11-02) 20:56 PST — The Raiders quite possibly are setting up Tom Cable to walk the plank. That would fall into the category of zany Raiders’ hijinks, like the kind in which coaches get fired by the light of an overhead projector and assistant coaches attack filing cabinets with their […]

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FCC, TV, Internet Set For Big Changes in 2009

David Ho Cox News via SF GATE January 28 New York — From an Obama administration plan to give all Americans broadband to the nation’s looming switch to digital television, the communications landscape is expected to see big shifts in 2009. At the heart of much of the change is the Federal Communications Commission, which […]

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