So how did the press conference go?

Posted by Mitchell - March 11, 2004 (entry 159)

Not so good. The grand total of non-CMA participants who came to the press conference last night was: one.

Exactly one person (a non-reporter who found out about our press conference on the AP calendar) wound up being the only non-CMA person to attend this week's press conference.

That's right. Despite enthusiasm and apparent confirmation from a number of media outlets merely three hours beforehand, no outlets actually showed up. Ah, well.

At least there's good news on the FCC front. The Senate Commerce Committee voted to block the FCC's rules from implementation for a full 12 months.

There's still more: Viacom and Echostar have evidently resolved their differences.

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