Bruce Beckner on Hearst-Dish impasse

By on Apr, 10 2014 with Comments 0

Bruce-BecknerRBR-TVBR asked Bruce Beckner, Owner at Garvey Schubert Barer, for his thoughts on the Hearst stations blackout on Dish Network this week. Dish announced 4/9 that it has reached an agreement for carriage of Hearst’s television stations in 25 markets. This, after, some 29 Hearst stations in 25 markets went dark to Dish Network subscribers 4/8 after they failed to reach a deal by the 9 p.m. CT deadline. The Hearst stations cover 18.2% of US households. Says Beckner:

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