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Barclays Lowers Discovery Communications Price Target to $48.00

Barclays' target price suggests a potential upside of 7.07% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Television, Media, Discovery Communications

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Technical Data on Media Stocks -- Discovery Communications, DIRECTV,...

The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive.

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Media, Television, Financial Markets, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Sys, Newsday

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Easy Reader News

Buffett and his band storm Hermosa Beach

Crowds up people watch Jimmy Buffet and his band perform at FinFest in Hermosa Beach.

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Related Topix: Hermosa Beach, CA, Jimmy Buffett, Pop/Rock, Media, Television

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Reuters

EU mergers and takeovers

U.S. cable company Liberty Global and Discovery Communications Inc to acquire UK-based All3Media, producer of hit TV shows such as "Skins" -- Tokyo-based trading house Itochu Corp to acquire 49.9 percent stake in Japanese telemarketing firm Bellsystem24 Holdings from U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital -- Private equity firm Nordic Capital to acquire ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Direct Marketing, Startups, Bain Capital, Automakers, Auto Dealers, MercedesBenz USA, Retail, Toyota Motor Sales USA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Californiaexaminer.net

Unusual Options Trade: B/E Aerospace

It's all sunshine and lollipops in the markets today, and the options players are getting in on the bullish action.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Live Design Online

LMG Show Technology Supports 2014 Discovery Upfront

Orlando, Fla. LMG , a national provider of full service technology solutions, recently provided video, audio, LED and lighting support for the 2014 Discovery Upfront in the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater in New York City.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Theater, Arts, Media, Television, Discovery Communications

Forbes.com

Thursday Sector Laggards: Television & Radio, Advertising Stocks

In trading on Thursday, television & radio shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 2.8%.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Entravision Communication

MarketNewsVideo

Nasdaq 100 Movers: DISCA, FOXA

In early trading on Thursday, shares of Twenty-First Century Fox topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 7.2%.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Business News, Video

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Business Journal

Shark Week: Scaring swimmers for 27 years now

Sunday will mark the beginning of Discovery Communications' 27th weeklong Shark Week series, and downtown Silver Spring will get a little preview party Friday night.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Seattle Times

Vulcan taps media executive as new president

Vulcan has hired as its new president and chief operating officer Barbara Bennett, who most recently led a 75-newspaper company trying to adapt to the harsh economics of digital publishing.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, Media, Television

Hollywood Reporter

Deal Talk Set to Take Spotlight During Hollywood Earnings Week

On Wednesday alone, Time Warner and its suitor 21st Century Fox, as well as Viacom, are reporting earnings, with Wall Street looking for more clarity on possible M&A plans.

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Related Topix: Viacom, Media, Paramount Pictures, Time Warner, Television, Sun Valley, ID

Fri Aug 01, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Distribution and Impact of Discovery Communications Inc. Distribution on the Nasdaq Omx Indexes

NASDAQ OMX is providing the information below to clarify the effect of this distribution on Discovery Communications, Inc. Class A shares in the NASDAQ OMX indexes.

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Related Topix: NASDAQ OMX, Media, Television

Indian Television

Discovery Communications launches Id, TLC HD and Animal Planet HD World

MUMBAI: Further expanding its reach and distribution, Discovery Communications has launched three new channels in India taking its network portfolio to 11 channels in all.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television

FishBowl

Morning Media Newsfeed: NewsHour Names Just EP | Discovery, Sony Make Gains

PBS NewsHour Names ABC's Sara Just Executive Producer PBS NewsHour announced Thursday that 25-plus year ABC News-er Sara Just has been tapped to serve as the program's executive producer and SVP of NewsHour Productions LLC. Variety Just will oversee the daily operations of the nightly news program, co-anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News Corporation, Television, FOX News Network, Nightline, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

MediaPost

Discovery Q2 Revs Up Nearly 13%, Global Revs Soar

Discovery Communications, which posted big double-digit advertising gains for its second-quarter earnings period, had a modest upfront advertising season.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Advertising

Seeking Alpha

Discovery Communications' (DISCA) CEO David Zaslav on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

David M. Zaslav - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ,Member of Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Communications Holding LLC and President of Discovery Communications Holding LLC Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Q2 2014 Discovery Communications Earnings Conference Call.

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TheStreet.com

Why Discovery Communications (DISCA) Stock Is Gaining Today

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Mozilla, TheStreet, Financial Markets

Tri-cityherald.com

Discovery 2Q profit rises 26 percent

The Silver Spring, Maryland-based company said profit increased to $379 million, or $1.09 per share, from $300 million, or 82 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Silver Spring, MD

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Discovery 2Q profit rises 26 percent

The Silver Spring, Maryland-based company said profit increased to $379 million, or $1.09 per share, from $300 million, or 82 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Silver Spring, MD

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Discovery Communications international ad sales jumps

Discovery Communications Inc, which runs channels such as Animal Planet and Investigation Discovery, reported quarterly revenue slightly above analysts' expectations, helped by a jump in advertising sales in its international networks.

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