Some Media Companies Donated To 'Super PACs' In 2011
February 7, 2012 at 4:04 AM (PT)
A CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY roundup of 2011 donations to the "Super PACs" backing presidential candidates finds some media companies and individuals giving to the organizations.
Among the donations noted by the center are $100,000 from HUBBARD BROADCASTING to KARL ROVE's AMERICAN CROSSROADS Super PAC; $100,000 from TRIBUNE's SAM ZELL to CROSSROADS and $50,000 from ZELL to the RESTORE OUR FUTURE PAC, backing MITT ROMNEY; and $50,000 from TOWNSQUARE MEDIA Chairman and CEO STEVEN PRICE to RESTORE OUR FUTURE.
On the other side of the aisle, the PRIORITIES USA ACTION PAC received $2 million from DREAMWORKS ANIMATION's JEFFREY KATZENBERG and $100,000 from STEVEN SPIELBERG.