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ZDF Ad Boss Strauch Criticizes Discovery Over Olympic Broadcast Rights Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 16

The advertising boss of German public broadcaster ZDF "harshly criticized Olympic rights holder Discovery," according to Lisa Priller-Gebhardt of W&V. The negotiations between Discovery and German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF "have stalled, and the new comments will not help the matter." ZDF...

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