"Under the new rules, in our area, one company can own WRAL-TV, The News & Observer, Time Warner Cable and eight radio stations. That would be absurd. Who thinks that would be OK?" --Jim Goodmon, president and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting, on the FCC's media deregulation efforts, quoted in The N&O story naming him Tar Heel of the Year. The N&O's publisher, Orage Quarles III, is a major proponent of the rules change.