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goofy,
Are you a long term investor in Via?
And what are your insights into Via that make it interesting to you?
At some time in the future I want to buy into Via.


In a manner of speaking. I used to run stations for Westinghouse in the broadcast division. I had options grants, most of which I have sold. I still have a fair amount of stock, so I keep tabs.

Since I left the company they have purchased CBS, regenerated Infinity Radio, then been acquired by Viacom. I left about a year before Karmazin came in, thank goodness, because he and I would not have laughed at the same jokes. However as another former employee says to me "...but I'm glad to have him running the show now that I'm gone."

Oops, he's gone too. I like Mel - from a distance. I'm a bit concerned now that he's blown out. Redstone wants to stick his kid(s) in there, he has all the voting stock, and it's a big, fat, entertainment conglomerate just like Time Warner or Fox, and I'm not sure how fertile their soil is for significant growth going forward. But neither am I running around playing Chicken Little, OK?
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