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Yesterday | 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.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Universal Television Group

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

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.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Walt Disney, Television, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News

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.


Related Topix: Time Warner

News Max

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.


Related Topix: StyleFeeder, Ted Turner, The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

The Independent

Rupert Murdoch: 'I hope my daughter isn't friends with David Cameron'

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Publishing, News Corporation, 9


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 .


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Television, Universal Television Group, Publishing, DC Comics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

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

Nashua Telegraph

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.


Related Topix: Shooting People

Fri Jul 25, 2014


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

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

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

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