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Politico: If a TV Station Falls in the Forest, Thomas Hazlett
George Mason law and economics professor Thomas W. Hazlett argues that it’s time for the old kings of the airwaves to make way for the new. BROADCASTING SHOWS ITS AGE — And should no longer be propped up, says a former FCC chief economist in a paper to be released today. In “If a TV Station Falls in the Forrest…” George Mason law and economics professor Thomas W. Hazlett argues that it’s time for the old kings of the airwaves to make way for the new. “Old rules, blocking market flexibility, are both defunct in purpose and dangerous as obstacles,” he writes. More, for Pros, via Brooks Boliek: http://politico.pro/jFr5rI. Also available at http://dyn.politico.com/members/forums/thread.cfm?catid=24&subcatid=78&threadid=5480502.