TV reform group looks to Congress over ad dispute

August 29, 2014

CBS's rejection of a radio ad in support of overhauling the nation’s television laws should draw the attention of Congress, a coalition including major cable companies said on Thursday.

The American Television Alliance — which includes major cable and satellite companies like Dish Network and Time Warner Cable as well as public interest organizations like the New America Foundation — announced on Thursday that all four CBS-owned radio stations that it tried to get to run its ad supporting a Senate plan rejected the offer. 

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