Cable under Sky pressure

first_img Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Share MEDIA giants yesterday united against Rupert Murdoch’s plans to buy BSkyB in an £8bn deal.DMGT’s Associated Newspapers, the Telegraph Media Group, Trinity Mirror and Guardian Media Groupwrote a joint letter urging business secretary Vince Cable to intervene in the deal. The BBC, Channel 4 and BT also signed the letter. They argue the acquisition would seriously compromise media plurality, with the Murdoch empire already owning the Times, Sun and News of the World newspapers. Murdoch currently owns 39 per cent of the satellite broadcaster and has proposed a 700p-a-share buyout that would value the firm at £8bn. News Corp is expected to file for regulatory approval with the European Commission. After this Cable could chose to initiate a full enquiry into the deal on the grounds of public interest. KCS-content Tags: NULLcenter_img Cable under Sky pressure whatsapp Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comHistorical GeniusHe Was The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived – But He Led A Miserable LifeHistorical Genius Monday 11 October 2010 9:51 pmlast_img

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