Accuracy in Media

The carriage fight between Fox News and Dish Network got a little nastier after Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen accused Fox executives of “extortion” during their contract negotiations.

Both sides are standing firm at the moment, though Dish has settled previous fights with CBS and CNN over what it perceived as exorbitant rate increases.

Considering that Fox News is the number one cable news network, it’s probably only a matter of time before Dish signs a new carriage agreement.

Read the full story in Variety.

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