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Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.
Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.

After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch. The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's media empires. Also, cable networks don't feel they are getting their fair share of ad dollars from Madison Avenue. Daily Dose: Viacom is in a nasty fight with hundreds of small cable operators over fees for its networks, which include MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon. Small operators charge that Viacom is looking to gouge them to make up for Viacom being gouged by big cable and satellite operators who have more...

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