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SBD/Issue 163/Sports Media
How Will Cablevision's Acquisition Of Newsday Affect Coverage?
Published May 14, 2008
|Some Question Whether Acquisition By Cablevision
Will Change Newsday's Coverage Of Dolan
IF YOU CAN'T BEAT 'EM ... : HUFFINGTONPOST.com's Marvin Kitman, a former Newsday columnist, wrote perhaps the "most important reason for buying Newsday is to get the paper to stop all the criticism on the sports pages about the way [Dolan] has been running the Knicks into the ground. Not to mention the Rangers and [MSG]." With the acquisition of Newsday, there is "one less newspaper to harp on all the mistakes Jim Dolan has made in mismanagement, misfeasance and malfeasance in running the New York market's beloved franchises" (HUFFINGTONPOST.com, 5/13).