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  • Murdoch tells G20 governments to take a back seat for growth

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Thursday criticized excessive financial regulation as stymieing free markets and urged Group of 20 governments to "take a back seat" to allow businesses to drive economic growth. Murdoch also said U.S....
  • John Malone's Liberty Global Buys $824 million Stake in U.K.'s ITV

    John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4% stake in ITV, the U.K.'s leading commercial TV broadcaster. Liberty Global already owns the territory's leading cabler, Virgin Media. Liberty Global paid £481 million ($824 million) to buy the shares...
  • Rupert Murdoch may not take no for an answer from Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown. The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
  • Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says

    Fox bid for Time Warner could reach $91 billion, analyst says
    Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move. Even though Time Warner said it wasn't interested in being acquired by Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, most investors believe that Murdoch and his team would continue their pursuit of the prize....
  • Rupert Murdoch's big bid: Good for you?

    Rupert Murdoch's big bid: Good for you?
    What does the news that Rupert Murdoch wants to buy Time Warner mean to the public? Would such a takeover, merging Time Warner with Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, result in more entertaining TV series and movies? I highly doubt it. Time Warner rebuffed the...
  • 21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.

    21st Century Fox goes after Time Warner. 'Big Bang' wants big bucks.
    After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton The Skinny: Another day, another potential media merger to obsess over. We have lots of coverage of 21st Century Fox's rebuffed offer for Time Warner and we're pretty sure this won't be...
  • Liberty Global buys stake in UK broadcaster ITV

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S.-based cable group Liberty Global has bought BSkyB's 6.4 percent stake in ITV , Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, boosting its shares on hopes of a wider bid. Billionaire John Malone's Liberty, which bought...
  • Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king

    Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc made an audacious offer for Time Warner Inc that if it succeeds would transform the American media landscape and cement the 83-year-old's status as the most powerful magnate in U.S....
  • Fox-Time Warner deal could bring the game to ESPN

    (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox's plan to buy Time Warner could create an upheaval in the sports television world, creating the first meaningful challenge to Walt Disney Co's ESPN. Time Warner's board has rejected an $80 billion bid, but Fox...
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  • CBS Chief: 'Thursday Night Football' Will Be Fall's Biggest New Hit

    Leslie Moonves has no doubt that CBS has the biggest new show of the fall with the launch of "Thursday Night Football" franchise. Moonves took part in a Television Critics Assn. press tour session on Thursday to tubthump the eight games coming to CBS'...
  • Rupert Murdoch passes on buying Tribune papers

    Looks like there are a couple more companies that Rupert Murdoch won't be buying. Fresh off the news that Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover bid from Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, Murdoch said Thursday that he won't be purchasing either the...