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Question 1: The radio stations ranged from rock to contemporary hit radio to ________ to news and talk.
Pop rockPower popAdult contemporary musicBritish pop music

Question 2: The two agreed on a purchase price, but the ________ had too many questions about the deal, most relating to the type of broadcast license to be operated on each channel, and it fell through.
Ultra high frequencyMobile televisionCBSFederal Communications Commission

Question 3: In January 1997 ________ launched a business format called S+ during the day and a sports channel after 7 pm and on weekends.
The Wall Street JournalNews CorporationDow Jones & CompanyDow Jones Indexes

Question 4: ION Media Networks (formerly known as Paxson Communications) is an American television ________ company that owns and operates over 60 television stations in most major American markets.
BroadcastingMass mediaBroadcast engineeringRadio

Question 5: That translates to an effort to restructure its considerable debt, which stands at $2.7 billion as of April 2009, according to the ________.
New York PostDow Jones & CompanyThe TimesThe Wall Street Journal

Question 6: These stations would air ValueVision shopping, ________, and religious programs.
Fox Broadcasting CompanyInfomercialBroadcast syndicationSaturday morning cartoon

Question 7: In May 2007, ION Media Networks, NBC Universal and ________ reached an agreement for the recapitalization of ION.
Long-Term Capital ManagementAlgorithmic tradingCitadel Investment GroupHedge fund

Question 8: The television stations were network affiliates of ABC and ________.
ShopNBCTelemundoUniversal SportsNBC

Question 9: The company was founded in 1984 by Lowell W. "Bud" Paxson in ________.
FloridaNorth CarolinaMassachusettsNew Jersey

Question 10: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company wanted to buy WPCB, channel 40, from ________, and move the license to channel 16 (which was, and still is, occupied by WQEX), with channel 40 used for educational purposes.
Cornerstone TelevisionPrime Time Entertainment NetworkTrinity Broadcasting NetworkIon Television
















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