News Corporation bid for BSkyB backed by Nick Ferrari

Broadcaster Nick Ferrari, who has worked for Rupert Murdoch, has said the UK media market could cope with News Corporation being allowed to take over Sky, due to the presence of the BBC, ITN and CNN.

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt intends to refer the bid to the Competition Commission but has also given News Corp extra time to address his concerns on "potential threats to media plurality".

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