Just How Much of Our Local Media Does Rupert Murdoch Own?

11/19/2012 10:25 AM |


News Corp. hopes to acquire a 49 percent stake in the YES Network, the cable channel that broadcasts Yankees games and Yankee-related documentaries, the Times reports. But did you know it also broadcasts the Nets games? Murdoch could eventually take a controlling interest in the network and perhaps turn it into “a more conventional, less-biased sports network.” As Murdoch nears taking control over the broadcast of our local basketball team, we wondered, just how much more of our local media does the media mogul own?

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