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Media reform/labor groups want Comcast/NBC mega merger quashed listen

12/03/09 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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General Electric and Comcast announced a joint venture on Thursday that will give the cable company eventual control of NBC Universal. Earlier this week GE, which already owned 80% of NBC Universal, agreed to buy the remaining 20% from French media giant Vivendi. Worth nearly $6 billion dollars, the deal would allow GE to create an entertainment joint venture controlled by Comcast, the nation’s largest cable TV provider. Media reform groups across the county are organizing to try to bloc...

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