Pres Bush signed legislation Thurs that raises broadcast indecency fines to $325K from $32,500. NAB predictably tried to get cable in on the punishment too. "In issues related to programming content, NAB believes responsible self-regulation is preferable to government regulation. If there is regulation, it should be applied equally to cable and satellite TV, and satellite radio," said spokesman Dennis Wharton.

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Turner Strikes MLB Deal Extension

Turner Sports re-upped its rights deal with Major League Baseball , signing a seven-year deal valued at nearly $3.75bln. Turner will pay approximately $535mln/year through 2028 to carry America’s

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