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Big media merger

Title
Big media merger
Genre
Interview
TX Date
8 Feb 1996
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:01:37
Description
The United News group is merging with Lord Hollick’s MAI corporation, which already owns Anglia and Meridian TV as well as a lucrative money broking operation. Lord Hollick will be chief executive of the new company (which so far hasn’t got a name). United’s old boss, Lord Stevens will be chairman. Dominic Waghorn asked Lord Hollick why he thinks the move is good news for consumers. He comments on the political implications.
Contributors
Dominic Waghorn; Clive Hollick
Keywords
Mass media; Television stations; Daily Express; Mergers; United Newspapers; Mills & Allen International; MAI; United News and Media; Sunday Express; David Stevens

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