Following the intervention of Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder last week, German media group Kirch and pubcasters ARD and ZDF look set to restart negotiations today over the broadcast rights to the 2002…
In an impassioned speech, sounding downright angry at times, German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder demanded that media mogul Leo Kirch restart negotiations with national pubcasters ARD and ZDF…
The government has stepped in to salvage a deal between pubcasters ARD and ZDF and German media giant Kirch for rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cup soccer matches.
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Unhappy with how it's allowed to sell the U.K. broadcasting rights to World Cup soccer, Kirch is taking its case to the European court of justice.
The British government is battling to keep the 2002 World Cup on free-to-air television, thwarting German media group Kirch's plans to recoup the $1 billion it spent on rights by selling soccer…