Telecommunications Industry Future

Mr. Auletta talked about his book The Highwaymen, a book about communications businessmen and tycoons and what the future of the… read more

Mr. Auletta talked about his book The Highwaymen, a book about communications businessmen and tycoons and what the future of the industry holds. He talked about the influence of people like Rupert Murdoch and the rise of giant communications companies all over the world but pointed out that a few years ago, Murdoch was on the brink of bankruptcy. Mr. Auletta said that technology is changing so rapidly that there is no way to guage what the public is going to want a few years from now and that heads of communications companies “wear a mask of certitude” to hide their apprehesion about the future. Following his prepared remarks, Mr. Auletta took questions from the audience. close

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  • Auletta, Ken Columnist New Yorker Magazine->Telecommunications
  • Engel, Susan Director 92nd Street Y->Simon Center for Adult Life

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Telecommunications Industry Future

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Program ID:
80995-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 7, 1997
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 1997

Airing Details

  • Jun 07, 1997 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 08, 1997 | 12:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 1997 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 1997 | 4:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2