Economist Chris Butler: The Comcast Merger Cancellation Might Be A Good ThingEconomist Chris Butler, of Butler Lans & Wagler, told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that if he was the chairman and CEO of Comcast, he would “not be that disappointed” by the cancellation of the merger between Comcast and Time Warner.
Zeoli Show Log 4.23.15Rich discussed the end of the merger between Comcast and Time Warner, Loretta Lynch being confirmed as the next Attorney General, and a drone strike killing two hostages held by Al-Qaeda.
Zeoli Show Log 4.17.15Rich reacts to a security video of ESPN's Britt McHenry going on a tirade against a parking lot employee, a waiter fired in Texas for identifying a table of customers as '5 Black Guys,' and the latest on Hillary Clinton's Presidential campaign. He talked to Cora Currier from the Intercept, vaping advocate Greg Conley, and bio-ethicist Art Caplan.
Comcast Hopes New Incentives Will Get More Families Signed Up For Internet Essentials ProgramRobert Smith, who heads community investment in the region for Comcast, says they're also giving a break on the $10/month cost for the connection for half a year.
Mayor Nutter Comes Out In Support Of Proposed Comcast Merger With Time WarnerIn a separate statement, Nutter praised Comcast as a great corporate citizen, and said the merger would lead to improved services in existing Comcast markets.
Stigall Show Log 4.10.14Chris discussed the demise of the Paycheck Fairness Act in the Senate, testimony in Congress on the Comcast merger with Time Warner, and Philadelphia's ban on e-cigarettes. He talks to comedian Jon Lovitz and Greg Conley from the Heartland Institute.
Comcast Faces First Test over Bid for Time Warner Cableomcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable gets Senate scrutiny today: the judiciary committee will hold a hearing focusing on the impact on cable and Internet customers.
Matthew Continetti: Comcast Has Bought The DemocratsContinetti states there is a very tight relationship that exists between Comcast and the Democrats, both financially and on the air.
Corbett: It's OK For States To Review Proposed Comcast-Time Warner MergerGovernor Corbett says he sees nothing wrong with states conducting their own review.
Comcast Sweetens Its Low-Cost Internet Deal as Regulatory Hurdles LoomComcast Corporation says more than 300,000 low-income families across the country have signed up for its reduced-cost Internet service -- but notes that many more are eligible.