Networks fight back

Friday, September 05, 2003

Lobbyists for CBS, NBC and Fox have descend on Washington, armed with new data from a poll by Republican pollster Frank Luntz that says the public doesn't mind media consolidation. Their first move was to place ads in two Washington-insider papers: Roll Call and The Hill with the slogan: "America Says: Don't get between me and my TV." NBC vice president and chief lobbyist Robert Okun lays out the network's case for Brooke.

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