CableOne's Jerry McKenna to retire; Parents Television Council: Violence on broadcast matches that on cable

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> Two U.S. senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that would protect local public, educational and government channels as distributors' budgets get tighter and distribution channels change. Article

> New research from the Parents Television Council has found that the volume and degree of violent content on broadcast virtually matches that delivered by cable networks. Article

> CableOne's senior vice president/chief sales and marketing officer Jerry McKenna is retiring at the end of the year. Article

> Bonten Media has withheld its broadcast signals in Abilene, Texas; Greenville, N.C.; and the Tri-Cities in Tennessee and Virginia, from Dish Network in the latest retransmission consent game of chicken. Article

> Viewers with smart TVs are viewing longer programs and videos than those not connected to smart devices, according to a study from Ooyala. Article

And finally... "Man named Sam Sung no longer works at Apple." Article

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