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  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. , which owns the Daily Press, on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate...
  • Chase Carey Commits to Staying at Fox If Time Warner Deal Happens: Source

    Rupert Murdoch has strengthened his hand in his quest to acquire Time Warner. 21st Century Fox president-chief operating officer Chase Carey is said to have pledged to make a long-term commitment to stay in his top management role should the deal come...
  • News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin

    News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin
    Rupert Murdoch's publishing company, News Corp., has completed its $416-million purchase of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. of Canada. Harlequin, the world-famous publisher of romance novels, will operate as a separate unit within HarperCollins...
  • How Far Will Murdoch Go to Acquire Time Warner?

    At 83, Rupert Murdoch still carries the swagger of a corporate brawler. At Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley captains of industry conference in July, the media baron approached a throng of eager reporters, and swung and stretched his arms like an aging...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Murdoch's Empire-Building Plan is Clearly Family-Friendly

    Hollywood bestows a form of immortality on its marquee talent: Orson Welles' name will live as long as best-movie lists are assembled. And when sentient space visitors arrive, their first demand will likely be to meet Lucille Ball. For executives,...
  • FCC not happy with Dodgers TV situation. Hollywood to keep film alive.

    After the coffee. Before hoping there's no new Dodgers news today. The Skinny: The Dodgers are keeping me very busy these days. I guess I shouldn't complain. Better to be a reporter with news to write about than one trying to figure out what to do....
  • Mr. Burns plans to kill Elon Musk: The Simpsons

    Mr. Burns plans to kill Elon Musk: The Simpsons
    LOS ANGELES — Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur who runs Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies, takes on the miserly power plant owner Montgomery Burns in a future episode of "The Simpsons." Musk, 43, portrays himself in an episode...
  • Sky Deutschland's Second Biggest Shareholder Rejects BSkyB's Offer

    LONDON -- Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey, who is the former son-in-law of Rupert Murdoch, has turned down an offer from U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB to buy his shares in Germany's Sky Deutschland, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph. Odey's hedge...
  • John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests

    John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list: ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
  • 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...
  • 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...