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The invisible hand of the market to smush together two enormous turds (Comcast and Time Warner), creating an even larger and more profitable mega-turd

Comcast, the nation’s largest provider of cable and internet service, as well as the world’s largest media company, made clear their intention today to purchase Time Warner Cable, the second-largest cable company in the United States. Assuming the $44 billion deal is allowed to move forward by the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department, […]

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Goodbye Olbermann, hello Comcast

Keith Olbermann was let go from MSNBC yesterday. I’ll admit that I wasn’t the biggest fan of his Murrow-aping delivery, but I liked knowing that he was out there every night, calling the conservatives out on their bullshit. He was, as far as I know, the first person in the media to speak up against […]

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Note to self… never cancel the TV show of a guy with political ambitions

Al Franken is trying his damndest to shut down the Comcast/NBC merger. I’m sure it has nothing at all to do with it, but I think it’s worth noting that, prior to getting into politics, Franken worked for NBC. It’s also worth noting, I think, that executives at NBC cancelled his series, LateLine, after a […]

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