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TWO INFLUENTIAL TV EXECS TO QUIT

March 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Two prominent TV executives announced today (Monday) that they plan to step down: Brian Lamb of C-SPAN and Mark Thompson of the BBC. Lamb, who founded the nonprofit cable network in 1978, said that he will turn over the reins to C-SPAN execs Rob Kennedy and Susan Swain. In an interview with the New York […]

FORMER FCC CHIEF; CABLE AND WEB REACHING CONVERGENCE

December 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell, who is now president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, has voiced the opinion that cable and the Internet are converging and will eventually become one and the same. In an interview due to air on C-SPAN this weekend, Powell said, “A pipe is a pipe now; data is […]