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03/25/97
MEDIA NOTES

CBS'' coverage of the NCAA Men''s Basketball Tournament has earned a cumulative ratings of 6.4 through Sunday. That is down from the last year''s 6.5 as the same time. See #30 for more ratings (USA TO

Tags: CBS, NCAA, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

03/25/97
MICROSOFT AND NBC BENCH SPORTS WEB SITE IDEA

NBC and Microsoft "will not launch a separate sports Web site," sources within both companies tell Anya Sacharow of MEDIAWEEK. A Microsoft source said plans for a joint site "were called off because M

Tags: Microsoft, NBC, Media

03/25/97
COLUMNIST QUESTIONS LACK OF COVERAGE OF HALBERSTAM REMARKS

In Philadelphia, Mike Bruton writes on Heat announcer David Halberstam''s comments on slaves making "good" basketball players and the fact the story did not receive any national TV sports coverage. Br

Tags: ESPN, Miami Heat, NBA, NBC, Media, Walt Disney

03/24/97
HEAT SAYS RADIO ANNOUNCER'S JOB SECURE FOLLOWING COMMENTS

The Heat said team radio announcer David Halberstam''s job "is secure" in the wake of comments he made during a broadcast last week, according to Barry Jackson in the MIAMI HERALD. Heat VP/Media Devel

Tags: Miami Heat, Media

03/24/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Phil Mushnick notes that in an "NBC Sports Update" on Saturday, the network did not mention the NCAA tournament on CBS. Mushnick: "Under the presidency of Dick Ebersol, when NBC Sports is not

Tags: CBS, NBC, NCAA, Nielsen, Media, Viacom

03/24/97
NETWORK NEWS & NOTES: CABLEVISION SEEKS TO REDUCE DEBT

Cablevision wants to reduce debt by $1.5-1.8B by the end of the year, according to Jon Elsen of the N.Y. POST. The company also announced "a streamlining of operations," which included NBC restructuri

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, GTE, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom

03/24/97
EXPOS' PURSUIT OF NATIONAL CANADIAN TV COVERAGE UNSUCCESSFUL

In Montreal, what "appeared to be promising negotiations" between the Expos and the CBC collapsed after CBC "refused to offer more than $10,000 a game for broadcast rights" to Expos games, according t

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Media

03/24/97
WASHINGTON POST CLAIMS REDSKINS SHUTTING OFF ACCESS

Redskins Owner Jack Kent Cooke and other team officials have rejected interview requests from Washington Post reporters "for nearly six months," according to the POST''S Howard Kurtz. Cooke has told t

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Media, Washington Redskins

03/21/97
SI MAKES SWIMSUIT ISSUE OPTIONAL FOR SUBSCRIBERS

Sports Illustrated this week published a notice for the first time offering subscribers the option of not receiving the magazine''s annual swimsuit issue, according to an AP report in the BOSTON GLOBE

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

03/21/97
NASCAR TEARS THE ROOF OFF; BANS CAMERAS ON TOP OF CARS

Rooftop cameras, "which have provided what are generally considered the most compelling TV views of stock- car racing," have been banned from the sport "for the foreseeable future," according to Richa

Tags: Anheuser Busch, DaimlerChrysler, NASCAR, Media, TNN

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