1 hr ago
21st Century Fox Fears Debt in Effort to Acquire Time Warner
Time Warner wants more than $100 a share, but 21st Century Fox is looking to pay $90-$95, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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5 hrs ago
Writer's guild opposes media mergers: Fox Time Warner deal
BENGALURU: The chatter about moves, countermoves by both sides continues unabated around global media circles.
9 hrs ago
Analyst Downgrades Fox, Time Warner Stocks Amid Industry Deal Focus
Cowen & Co.' s Doug Creutz says Rupert Murdoch is "fully back in deal mode," which has in the past "meant poor results for shareholders," and also turns more negative on the broader entertainment sector.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Editor & Publisher
Shoptalk: Ode to the Paris Herald
It was inevitable that The New York Times would do away with the International Herald Tribune, successor to the Paris Herald Tribune, of which it became part owner in 1966.
Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Warner Plays Defense | Netflix Hits 50 Million Subscribers
Time Warner Cancels Shareholders' Ability to Call Special Board Meeting, Guards Against Fox Acquisition Time Warner is playing defense.
Fox or Time Warner, who will blink first? Time Warner changes bylaws
BENGALURU: Reports fly thick and fast, some speculation, some part truth across the global media about the aftermath of Time Warner's rejection of Twenty First Century Fox unsolicited merger bid.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Washington Post
Murdoch Follows Strategy That Won Dow Jones: Pounce, Leak, Wait
It's the strategy Rupert Murdoch has employed in his effort to acquire Time Warner Inc., and similar to one that proved successful in the billionaire's last big media takeover.
Time Warner Changes By-Laws To Help Block A Hostile Takeover
This is the first concrete sign that Time Warner is determined to fight Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch if he decides to do an end run around the board in an effort to acquire the company .
Hacking trial: Rupert Murdoch 'went nuts' about Rebekah...
James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.
Rupert Murdoch still wants Time Warner
On Monday, Bloomberg News reported that Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is considering increasing its offer with proceeds from the sale of its Italian and German Sky TV assets.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Time Warner turnaround effort opened door to bid
On a Saturday in early June, Jeffrey Bewkes , the chief executive of Time Warner, got an e-mail from Chase Carey , president of 21st Century Fox, proposing lunch.
Rupert Murdoch Does Not Want HBO or CNN -- He Wants Wayne Enterprises
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Washington Post
Time Warner CEO's Independence Pitch Faces Murdoch Value Record
Jeff Bewkes says Time Warner Inc. is better off without Rupert Murdoch, who proposes to buy the entertainment giant for more than $75 billion.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
CBS Ceo says he will look at CNN if it goes up for sale
CBS Corp Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves said on Thursday the media company would take a look at Time Warner Inc's cable news network CNN if it goes up for sale as part of a merger with Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Moonves was asked by reporters at a Television Critics Association meeting whether he wanted to buy CNN if Fox ... (more)
Rupert's Not Likely To Take 'No' ...
You'd have to go back to the glory days of William Randolph Hearst to find a media tycoon who proves the maxim that "nothing succeeds like excess" with more gusto than Rupert Murdoch.
Sydney Morning Herald
Fox to raise Time Warner bid
Rupert Murdoch is expected to raise his audacious offer for Time Warner above $US80 billion to secure the 83-year-old's largest takeover, which rival media mogul Kerry Stokes called an "outstanding'' combination.
Time Warner Should Remember That Whatever Rupert Murdoch Wants, He Usually Gets
JULY 17: Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman News Corporation looks on during a panel discussion at the B20 meeting of company CEO's on July 17, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.
Govt should take a back seat, Murdoch says
Rupert Murdoch has warned governments there is still too much red tape stifling economic growth during a meeting of world business leaders.
UPDATE 1-Britain's BSkyB sells ITV stake to Liberty Global
Britain's pay-TV group BSkyB has sold a 6.4 percent stake in free-to-air broadcaster ITV to cable group Liberty Global, raising cash ahead of a possible deal to expand in Europe.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
5 Urgent Questions for New Fox Chiefs Dana Walden and Gary Newman
Who gains and loses power? Will the network buy from rival studios? The Fox TV Studio bosses take over the struggling network - and all the pressures and politics that come with it.