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19 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Fox-Time Warner cultural divide erects hurdles to takeover plan

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, US News, Publishing, News Corporation, Television, FOX News Network

23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Murdoch to Sell Europe Pay-TV Stakes to BSkyB for $9 Billion

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. agreed to sell its pay-TV businesses in Italy and Germany for more than $9 billion, gaining funds it could use to raise an $80 billion takeover bid for Time Warner Inc. British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc, which is 39 percent owned by Fox, will pay 2.9 billion pounds in cash for Fox's 57.4 percent stake in Sky ... (more)


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, British Sky Broadcasting Group, Television, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Shooting People, Warner Bros Television

Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

BSkyB Adds More TV Subs in Latest Quarter, Posts Lower Full-Year Profit

The U.K. pay TV giant, in which 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, saw higher revenue offset by higher costs, including for English soccer league rights.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Yesterday | USA Today

BSkyB to buy Fox's Italy, German pay-TV assets

BSkyB said Friday it had entered into a deal to buy all of the stake in 21st Century Fox's Sky Italia and 57.4% of its interest in Sky Deutschland.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Unions Create a Shadow

The recently concluded B20 meeting in Sydney was addressed by Australia's top politicians and the cream of Australian business chiefs, including Rupert Murdoch, BHP's Andrew Mackenzie, and Energy Australia's Catherine Tanna.



Jon Stewart launches mock Kickstarter campaign to buy CNN, L.A. Times reports

Funnyman Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show" announced a mock Kickstarter campaign to buy CNN for $10 billion, according to the L.A. Times.


Related Topix: News Corporation, Publishing, Media

Media Matters for America

How Rupert Murdoch Pushed Australia Into A Climate Change Retreat

Australia last week became "the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions."


Related Topix: US News, Tea Party

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

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.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Computers, Media, Business News

Indian Television

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.


Hollywood Reporter

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.


Related Topix: Business News

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.


Related Topix: New York, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Publishing, News Corporation, Journalism


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.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Netflix, Startups, Publishing, News Corporation, New York

Indian Television

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.


Related Topix: Time Warner

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.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Dow Jones & Co., Publishing, Shooting People, DC Comics


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 .


The Independent

Hacking trial: Rupert Murdoch 'went nuts' about Rebekah...

James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.


Related Topix: Journalism


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.


Related Topix: Media, Television, Cartoon Network, Time Warner

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.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast


Rupert Murdoch Does Not Want HBO or CNN -- He Wants Wayne Enterprises

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Publishing, Forbes, IT Services, Thomson

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.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Financial Services, Gabelli Asset Management, Investment Services, Business News