Murdoch defends DBS deal on Hill

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News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch will try to justify his pending deal to acquire
control of DirecTV Inc. Thursday during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on
competitiveness in the multichannel market.

Also testifying will be Kevin Arquit, former competition director, Federal
Trade Commission; Neal Schnog, vice chairman, American Cable Association, and
Gene Kimmelman, Washington director, Consumers Union.