Media Minutes: March 17, 2006

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Media Minutes: March 17, 2006

Major radio conglomerates are targeted in an ongoing payola probe by the state of New York, while the practice takes a new twist in the U.K. And the United States seeks to impose a draconian global lockdown on all online audio/video content.

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