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  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • CNN could be worth $5 billion if it is put up for sale: analyst

    (Reuters) - If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc and CNN is put up for sale, the 24-hour cable news network could be worth $5 billion, according to one analyst's estimate. Gabelli & Co's Brett Harriss said CNN is worth about 11 times...
  • Murdoch's Time Warner Bid Puts Spotlight On CNN

    CNN's future path may not necessarily be the same as parent Time Warner's. Time Warner rebuffed an $80 billion offer from 21st Century Fox earlier this month, both companies disclosed Wednesday, that would have combined the owner of HBO, TNT and Warner...
  • Time Warner rechaza propuesta no solicitada de 21st Century Fox

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox, el grupo liderado por Rupert Murdoch, informó que hizo una oferta para adquirir a Time Warner Inc, con lo que uniría a dos de los más poderosos conglomerados de medios del mundo, pero Time Warner rechazó la...
  • Time Warner investors want higher bid, bigger cash ratio from Murdoch

    BOSTON (Reuters) - To clinch a deal to buy Time Warner Inc, Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will not only need to raise the value of its bid above $80 billion but also boost its ratio of cash to stock, investors said on Wednesday. Time...
  • Despite Fox-Time Warner Talks, Media M&A Frenzy Might Not Be Brewing

    Word that Time Warner nixed 21st Century Fox's $80 billion takeover offer spurred many Wall Street analysts and pundits to speculate that the media and entertainment biz is on the cusp of a crazy wave of consolidation. Conventional wisdom is that there's...
  • One Thing Is Certain: A Fox-Time Warner Combination Would Get D.C. Scrutiny

    A Senate hearing on Wednesday was expected to focus on the proposed combinations of distribution giants Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. Instead, news of Rupert Murdoch's idea to merge 21st Century Fox with Time Warner was the new...
  • 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...