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Media executives say the big four U.S. TV networks - CBS (CBS), NBC (GE), ABC (DIS) and Fox...

Media executives say the big four U.S. TV networks - CBS (CBS), NBC (GE), ABC (DIS) and Fox (NWS) - are losing the tug-of-war over ad prices, accepting widespread cuts for the first time since 2001.
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  • Uncle Pie
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    Uncle Pie predicts Sarah Palin will join the Fox Network as the Obama-basher-in-chief (for a compensation package far more lucrative than governing Alaska).
    27 Jul 2009, 09:57 AM Reply Like
  • spald_fr
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    Sean Hannity already has that job, Uncle Pie.
    27 Jul 2009, 10:16 AM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    With companies failing, there are fewer companies advertising. So of course those remaining will have greater leverage in negotiating rates. Why would anyone think the television channels are sheltered from the general fall off in advertising. Haven't they been watching the newspapers?
    27 Jul 2009, 11:19 AM Reply Like
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