ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(NYC: Bill O'Reilly) Passing of bill sponsored by Senator Edward Kennedy that requires publisher Rupert Murdoch to sell "New York Post" and Boston television station reported [MURDOCH - accuses Kennedy of a contrary voice.] Federal Communications Commission rule prohibiting ownership of newspaper and television station in same city noted. Kennedy bill reported blocking Federal Communications Commission from tampering with that cross-ownership rule. [Senator Dan. MOYNIHAN - explains passing of Kennedy bill.] [KENNEDY - says Murdoch knew rules.] ["New York Times" Anthony LEWIS - calls Murdoch pirate.] New York City officials' support of Murdoch noted. [Mayor Ed KOCH - backs Murdoch.]
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