Larry Patrick on JSAs, retrans, Wheeler, more


Larry PatrickRBR-TVBR asked Patrick Communications Managing Partner Larry Patrick to help us and our readers make sense of the pending 3/31 FCC vote on eliminating JSAs and joint retrans negotiations; new legislation in Congress; and a plan proposing the elimination of the radio-newspaper and radio-TV and cross-ownership ban. All of this has the potential for major impacts to the broadcasting biz—from revenue flows to valuations to stock prices. We asked Larry just how much of an impact, and what we can expect:

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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.