Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. on Monday answered the question we would all like to struggle with – what to do with a billion dollars burning a hole in your pocket.
Like you, I
fantasize give this serious thought all the time.
For the Knoxville-based lifestyle media company the answer was simple – invest some of its profits in a
lobbying government affairs office in Washington, D.C. Nothing like access to powerful politicians to protect corporate interests and shield that billion dollars from the taxman.
The company isn’t ready to say what it wants to chat with lawmakers about, but the ever-changing media biz offers plenty of big issues.