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ABC News Asking Center for Public Integrity to Share Pulitzer Prize ABC News is calling on the Center for Public Integrity to share its Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism, awarded to CPI's Chris Hamby, taking issue with CPI's Pulitzer submission that depicts ABC News as a minor partner in a year-long coal-mining industry investigation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Social Software, Journalism, Entertainment, Television, Game Show, Reality TV, Big Brother, Media, Prison

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

Cupcake Digital and Discovery Communications' Latest App, Discovery...

Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Discovery Communications introduce Discovery Kids Dinosaur Puzzle & Play, a new app that provides kids the opportunity to play and learn about a wide range of dinosaurs that once roamed earth.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Barnes & Noble

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Deadline

Discovery & BSkyB Poised To Acquire UK's Channel 5: Report

Back in February, word began to spread that longtime frenemies John Malone and Rupert Murdoch were eyeing a joint acquisition of the UK's Channel 5 .

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television

AmericanBankingNews.com

Discovery Communications Receives Average Recommendation of...

Shares of Discovery Communications have earned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the company, American Banking and Market News reports .

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Related Topix: Television, Media, Discovery Communications

AmericanBankingNews.com

Discovery Communications Inc. Series A Receives Average Rating of...

Shares of Discovery Communications Inc. Series A have been given an average rating of "Hold" by the twenty-five brokerages that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports .

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Related Topix: Television, Media, Stanley

BiZBash Event Style News

See Discovery's Technology-Powered Upfront

BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Switched

Discovery Buys Stake In a TV Channel For Dogs

Discovery Communications, which owns Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, just bought an unspecified stake in DogTV, a 2-year-old network designed specifically for man's best friend.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Merinews

Discovery Channel associated with HASPTA to organise MTB Shimla 2014

Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications, is devoted to creating the highest quality non-fiction programming in the world and remains one of the most dynamic networks on television hasassociated with Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association to organise MTB Shimla 2014, one of its kind ever- evolving ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television

Fortune

How investing in curiosity pays off big at Discovery

At cable TV giant Discovery Communications, believing in a Brand Ideal -- and betting big money on it -- has helped quadruple the stock.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Procter and Gamble, Household Products

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mashable

Discovery Communications Invests in 24/7 TV Channel for Dogs

Bleu, a French bulldog owned by Maria Catania, watches DogTV in her apartment in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Directv, Cable & Satellite

Deadline

MIPTV: Discovery Invests In DogTV Network For Stay-At-Home Canines

Discovery Communications is going to the dogs, via DogTV that is. The company has made an investment in two-year-old DogTV, which bills itself as the first television network created just for canines.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, It's Me or the Dog, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Independent

Ian Burrell: If the Discovery Channel buys Channel 5, it could...

In an orange party dress and with not a hair out of place, Oprah Winfrey came clapping and jumping on to the stage at the Jazz at Lincoln Centre auditorium in New York on Thursday as the final act of a television industry event which rivalled the shows on nearby Broadway.

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Related Topix: Television, Dance, Black Entertainment, Toni Braxton, R-N-B, Media, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Reuters

EU mergers and takeovers

Japanese chemicals producer Kuraray to buy U.S. peer DuPont's glass laminating solutions business -- Spanish telecoms provider Telefonica to buy Dutch peer KPN's German unit -- Hutchison 3G UK to acquire Telefonica Ireland, a unit of Spanish telecoms provider Telefonica -- U.S. media company Discovery Communications to acquire a controlling ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Solvay, NY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Adweek

Discovery's Multi-Network Slate Covers a Lot of Turf

In advance of this afternoon's upfront presentation, the Discovery networks, which include The Discovery Channel, TLC, OWN, Animal Planet, The Hub, Velocity, ID and several others, are all announcing programming deals.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, POV, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

Discovery CEO Touts International Growth, Outlook

David Zaslav sees more upside for the company abroad, including in China, as new international head JB Perrette says his business will for the first time contribute a majority of total company revenue this year.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Forbes.com

Chopra Meets Cosmology at Colorado's Curiosity Retreats

If your idea of a restorative vacation requires more than just lounging by a pool, consider booking a trip to join the first-ever Curiosity Retreats, a new program dreamed up by Discovery Communications This spring, two five-night retreats will take place May 18 to 23 and July 20 to 25, offering 70 guests the chance to attend educational lectures ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Media, Television

Fri Mar 28, 2014

USA Today

Discovery's Zaslav: $119 million man

The gold rush may have bypassed some of the characters on Discovery Channel's Klondike mini-series.

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Related Topix: Discovery Communications, Television, Media

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Deadline

Discovery Sued For Cameraman's Death In Reality Show Chopper Crash

Discovery Communications,is today facing yet another wrongful death and negligence lawsuit from the fatal helicopter crash on February 10, 2013 during filming of a reality show.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television

Mon Mar 24, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Bruce Campbell Unloads 18,213 Shares of Discovery...

Discovery Communications Inc. Series A Insider Bruce Campbell sold 18,213 shares of Discovery Communications Inc. Series A stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 20th.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Biotech, Medicine, Discovery Laboratories, Healthcare Industry

Gazette.net

Discovery chairman to retire in May

About three decades ago, John S. Hendricks founded the Discovery Channel with some 19 employees and $5 million in start-up capital that the fledgling documentary channel went through during the first few months.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Montgomery County, MD, Media, Television, Boyds, MD

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