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Satellite TV networks merger

Title
Satellite TV networks merger
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 Nov 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:02:30
Description
The Government is being urged to stop the merger of the country’s two satellite TV networks, Rupert Murdoch’s Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting. Labour’s broadcasting spokesman Robin Corbett says the Government has the power to stop the deal under the new broadcasting legislation and must use it to prevent one man gaining too much power over the media. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Robin Corbett
Keywords
Monopolies; Broadcasting; Mass media; Satellite television; Rupert Murdoch; Sky Television; BSB; Monopolies and Mergers Commission; British Satellite Broadcasting

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