Welcome to the news business, Comcast

NYTimes.com Media Decoder
Brian Stelter notes that with the sale of NBC Universal, Comcast gains a network news division, two cable news channels, and local stations with news shops. General Electric always pledged not to influence the network's news programming, and Comcast says it will "continue those policies" and "extend these policies to the potential influence of each of the owners."
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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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