Extra! Update April 2000

    The Wright Stuff

    Robert Wright, the CEO of NBC, spoke at the National Press Club on January 24, providing a revealing glimpse into the thinking of one of the people at the top of the TV industry. One surprise was that for someone in such a powerful position, he sure does feel sorry for himself. Here’s a sample: In recent years, our competitors in cable, radio and just this past December the satellite industry have been deregulated. But the rules governing the broadcast industry have barely changed in 50 years.... The result is that today broadcasters find themselves in the 21st Century Web-based ...