Buenos Aires Herald
HBO makes web push to fend off Murdoch
Jeff Bewkes is looking to the Internet to accelerate growth at his prized TV network, HBO, as he seeks to demonstrate to investors that Time Warner Inc. is worth more on its own than with Rupert Murdoch.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Haim Saban: Time Warner Was 'Trimmed' for Takeover Bid
"Time will tell whether this was the right strategy or not," the billionaire media mogul said in a TV interview.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Time Warner Shares Could Match Fox's Offer Without A Deal: Analyst
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes just won an indirect endorsement for his argument that his shareholders would be better off letting him lead the company instead of accepting a cash and stock offer from Rupert Murdoch.
Hollywood Frets Over Murdoch Time Warner Bid
As news spread through Hollywood that Rupert Murdoch via 21st Century Fox had offered $80 billion to acquire Time Warner, an already anxious entertainment community started getting even more nervous.
Rupert Murdoch: 'I hope my daughter isn't friends with David Cameron'
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HBO Pushes Web Expansion as Bewkes Battles Murdoch Bid
Jeff Bewkes is looking to the Internet to accelerate growth at his prized TV network, HBO, as he seeks to demonstrate to investors that Time Warner Inc. is worth more on its own than with Rupert Murdoch .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Wolff: What next for CNN?
Wolff: What next for CNN? The news network's future is up for grabs. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mSVJGK Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
BSkyB to create multinational network
London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Fox-Time Warner cultural divide erects hurdles to takeover plan
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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)
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.
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.
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.
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."
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
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.