Media Notes: German Broadcaster Could Lose Bundeslia Radio Rights
German public broadcaster ARD "could lose its Bundesliga audio rights as the German Football League (DFL) puts the audio rights to the Bundesliga and 2nd Bundesliga up for bid for the first time." A decision about the leagues' audio rights for the seasons '13-14 to '16-17 will be made by the end of March. The DFL said that "there is serious competition for ARD." The DFL currently generates €7M ($9.1M) a year through its audio rights (SPORT 1, 12/6). ... Motorsports governing body FIA launched its new magazine called AUTO this week. Here's the first issue (FIA).