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Media Programming: Factors Influencing the Availability of Independent Programming in Television and Programming Decisions in Radio

Categories: Antitrust/Monopoly,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d10369.pdf

Discusses changes in the sources of television programming over the last decade, factors affecting the availability of independent television programming, and factors influencing programming decisions in radio.  Blames economic factors and the power of established broadcasters as reasons for limited independent programming.  From the Government Accountability Office