Broadcasting is really too important to be left to the broadcasters.
Turner Broadcasting went from a very entrepreneurial, risk-taking company where I had a tremendous amount of freedom and autonomy to a corporate, bureaucratic nightmare.
Satellite broadcasting makes it possible for information-hungry residents of many closed societies to bypass state-controlled television channels.
This is the voice of Vietnam Broadcasting from Hanoi, capitol of the Democratic republic of Vietnam.
One of the advantages and disadvantages of WCW had to deal with was being a member of Turner Broadcasting.
Only al-Jazeera is allowed to report from Zimbabwe, but it is unwatchable. Their Zimbabwean reporter Supa Mandiwanzira was one of Zanu-PF's praise-singers at the reviled Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.
TV ads are great for broadcasting, but voter turnout is about narrow-casting. And not all messengers are created equal.