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  1. Now you're talkingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    ... This transformation opened the door to profit-seekers looking for a way to cash in on public funds. In 2010, Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corp. has been an ALEC member, declared K-12 public education "a $500 billion sector in the U.S. alone that is ...

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  2. On Native GroundVERMONT Shows How to Keep Alive the Lost Art of Civility in PoliticsRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... brutish process, to be sure - this weekend, I recalled my screed of a few weeks ago in which I opined that Rupert Murdoch had sold this country out to the Chinese leaders whose cash he carries home every night from his extensive operations in China. ...

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  3. 8/31/2014Read the original story

    Sunday | Digby

    ... This transformation opened the door to profit-seekers looking for a way to cash in on public funds. In 2010, Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corp. has been an ALEC member, declared K-12 public education "a $500 billion sector in the U.S. alone that is ...

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  4. A&E, owned by Hearst and Disney, takes 10% stake in ViceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SFGate

    ... an arranged photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Vice Media, backed by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, has said that it's poised to double revenue to $1 billion by 2016. Co-founder Shane Smith had said a March interview with ...

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  5. A&E to take a stake in Vice Media at $2.5 bln valuationRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | Reuters

    ... Warner's HLN news network. Time Warner's investment at the time would have valued Vice Media at $2.2 billion. Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc took a 5 percent stake in Vice last year for $70 million valuing the company at about $1.4 ...

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  6. A+E Networks Outbids Time Warner For 10% Vice Media StakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Deadline

    ... ore it split into two companies) paid $70M for 5% of Vice, implying a value of $1.4B for the full company. Rupert Murdoch once tweeted that the company is a "wild, interesting effort to interest millennials who don't watch or read established media."

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  7. A&E Networks Buying Minority Stake in Vice MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... competitors in mainstream media, it also has forged ties there. A little more than a year ago, for example, Rupert Murdoch' s 21st Century Fox invested $70 million in Vice for a 5 percent stake that valued it at $1.4 billion at the time, and former ...

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  8. Turner Layoffs Arrive Amid Search for Strong TV ExecRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... an enviable set of sports-rights deals, including those with the NBA and MLB, that were part of the reason Rupert Murdoch was so keen to acquire Time Warner . But to top TV executives, Levy is a sales guy - and sources say the strongest candidates ...

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  9. On Native GroundA Black Friday for Walmart as it Gets a Taste of People PowerRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | American Reporter

    ... - as with majority public power in the Obama re-election - can make up some of the loss as the likes of Rupert Murdoch take over more of our media communications. Eventually, with or without a newspaper industry now well on the way out, we'll ...

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  10. How long can News Corp keep up the juggling act?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Crikey

    ... Amplify will be the first to go. Glenn Dyer and Paddy Manning report. You won't hear it from the honchos in Rupert Murdoch's print empire, but the new News Corporation only turned a loss into a profit in 2013-14 by mining its store of fat and juicy ...

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  11. Older Turner staffers offered buyoutsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Crain's New York Business

    ... Executive Officer Jeff Bewkes aims to prove to shareholders that his growth plan will create more value than Rupert Murdoch's withdrawn acquisition offer. The company is trying to increase the fees collected from pay-TV distributors by 10% annually, ...

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  12. Time Warner Offering Buyouts to Turner Employees to Cut CostsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | News Max

    ... Executive Officer Jeff Bewkes aims to prove to shareholders that his growth plan will create more value than Rupert Murdoch's withdrawn acquisition offer. The company is trying to increase the fees collected from pay-TV distributors by 10 percent ...

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  13. Malorie Blackman Fights Back After Inaccurate Headline Incites Racist AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | ContactMusic.com

    ... with golf pro Tiger Woods. Nordegren has recently been... Wendi Deng Murdoch, the former wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, was seemingly infatuated with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. In a love letter... Rupert Murdoch and his third ...

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  14. Is It Time to Buy Time Warner Stock?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Motley Fool

    ... Time Warner stock was too expensive to own at current levels. I don't think that's the case, and neither does Rupert Murdoch given his recent bid for the company. Mix in accelerating profit gains at HBO, a thriving broadcast TV business, and DC ...

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  15. News Corp hits backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... how long can that go on? The answer, says one prominent Fairfax shareholder , is about as long as 83-year-old Rupert Murdoch stays in charge. When he goes, you would think the new guy will probably come in and say, 'Why are we doing this?' But it's ...

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  16. Kim Williams reveals life inside News CorpRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: To our interview with the former CEO of News Corp Australia. Kim Williams gives as good as he gets as he opens up about working with Rupert Murdoch and the poisonous atmosphere inside the company where he spent 20 months trying to drive change before his dramatic departure a year ago.

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  17. mediaThe Matter of TimeWhat should a magazine company be now? Gabriel ShermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | New York Magazine

    ... made its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange this June. Bewkes's strategy was validated a few days later, when Rupert Murdoch made a stunning $80 billion takeover bid for Time Warner, which represented a roughly 20 percent premium over its stock ...

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  18. Here's a $600 Million Plan to Sell HBO on the WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Re/code

    ... onvince Wall Street that he has a plan to make his company more valuable than the offer he wouldn't take from Rupert Murdoch . So maybe the future will show up faster than we thought.

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  19. On Native GroundA Black Friday for Walmart as it Gets a Taste of People PowerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | American Reporter

    ... - as with majority public power in the Obama re-election - can make up some of the loss as the likes of Rupert Murdoch take over more of our media communications. Eventually, with or without a newspaper industry now well on the way out, we'll ...

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  20. HBO Could Get A Huge Lift With On...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | MediaPost

    ... HBO has knocked down the idea in the past, but with Time Warner recently rebuffing a takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch, it may be a good time for Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes to give some more serious thought to HBO's online future. Apparently, he ...

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