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Sunbeam, Nielsen Fail To Reach Settlement

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Nielsen logo The prospect of a de facto winter convention of TV research executives in a Miami courtroom is a step closer. Last week’s court-ordered mediation failed to yield a settlement in the antitrust case brought against Nielsen by Sunbeam Television, continuing the possibility of a mid-January trial.

Law professor Eric D. Green, who had success in mediating the well-known United States v. Microsoft case, assembled the two parties in his Boston office last week. But talks did not produce a resolution, a representative for Sunbeam said in an email.

Sunbeam has alleged Nielsen thwarted competitors from entering the Miami market, where it operates Fox affiliate WSVN. More…

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