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Hearst passes NECN torch to Comcast

Buyer promises no programming changes for now

NECN founder Philip Balboni with station manager Charles Kravetz last year. With the sale, Kravetz will step down. NECN founder Philip Balboni with station manager Charles Kravetz last year. With the sale, Kravetz will step down. (Dominic Chavez/Globe Staff/File)
By Johnny Diaz
Globe Staff / June 19, 2009

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With Comcast taking over full ownership of New England Cable News yesterday, the regional 24-hour news network will, for the first time in 17 years, have a general manager without a news journalism background. (Full article: 645 words)

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