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1 hr ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | 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.

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9 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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

FishBowl

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Deadline

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 .

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The Independent

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

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

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Related Topix: Journalism

Politico

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.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

SFGate

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.

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

TheStreet.com

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.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Reuters

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)

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Related Topix: CBS, Time Warner, Computers, Media

MediaPost

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.

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Related Topix: Warner Music Group, Media, Music, Time Warner, Publishing, News Corporation, Television, FOX News Network, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

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.

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Switched

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.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, News Corporation, Australia, World News,

West Australian

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.

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Related Topix: News Corporation, Publishing, Media

Reuters

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

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.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

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