Minority Media Owners Wary Of Comcast-NBC Deal

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 3:48 PM EDT) -- The proposed merger between Comcast Corp. and General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal network could set off a wave of media consolidation that may harm minority-owned outlets, critics warned at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Monday, despite pledges from Comcast to add three minority-owned channels over three years.

Experts gave Comcast and NBC a mixed review on their diversity track records during the Judiciary Committee field hearing in Los Angeles, which examined the potential effects their proposed $37 billion merger could have on the media ownership landscape,...
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