The Curse of Time Warner Revisited


By Nathan Callahan | A Tale of Dodger Greed | You could say it would set a bad precedent for these blacked-out Dodgers to win the World Series. As the highest playroll team in Major League Baseball, the logic goes, Time Warner (or whatever the conglomerate who owns the Dodgers is calling itself these days) needed to jack up the cable TV price. They needed to make their product exclusive. But in doing so, the Dodgers crossed their fans. The public trust became a product line. What they gained today, they could easily lose tomorrow.