The Metropolitan Television Alliance, comprising 11 New York TV stations and
charged with the task of getting a new tower built for over-the-air
broadcasters, has decided not to renew the contract of lead consultant Doug
Land was dealing with the morass of technical and political issues
surrounding construction of the TV-transmission tower, which still does not have
WNET president Bill Baker said the MTVA hopes to have the vacancy filled
within two weeks. Not surprisingly, the list of candidates is said to include
lawyers with TV backgrounds.