Paid Content Is Coming

Are you watching what happened over the holiday between Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp in their battle with Time Warner Cable for rights fees?

Murdoch wanted Time Warner to pay fees for Fox Broadcasting Network to keep the bowl games going and American Idol flowing.

Time Warner huffed and puffed and then gave in to what they later described as a fair deal.

Fair deal?

No problem.

The very next day, Time Warner Cable subscribers got hit with the first of what I think will be many rate increases to absorb the costs of the new deal with News Corp.

This sets a precedent for other television networks and&hellip