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  • 21st Century Fox Withdraws Bid for Time Warner

    After weeks of mounting expectations about a corporate takeover duel between 21st Century Fox and Time Warner, Rupert Murdoch surprised the media biz by withdrawing his $80 billion acquisition offer. The statement from Fox came one day before both...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...
  • Suitors Being Rounded Up To Buy China's Galloping Horse (EXCLUSIVE)

    HONG KONG -- Beijing Galloping Horse, a high-flying private sector Chinese film company, is entertaining a number of takeover bids. Suitors are believed to include China Media Capital, a state-backed Chinese private equity fund, and Shanghai Media Group,...
  • Updated: 21st Century Fox Confirms It Bid for Time Warner, Says There Are Currently No Talks Under Way

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed a report that it made an offer to acquire Time Warner, but the media company said the offer was rejected and that there are no talks in progress. "21st Century Fox can confirm that we made a formal proposal...
  • 21st Century Fox - Time Warner deal would face intense D.C. scrutiny

    A potential combination of entertainment giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner would likely draw intense scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission, Justice Department, Capitol Hill and consumer groups already concerned about media...
  • Dendy and Nine Raise The Stakes in Australia's Online Video Sector

    HONG KONG - Independent cinema chain Dendy is to launch a VoD service next week in Australia. The move follows shortly after TV giant Nine Entertainment took a A$1 million stake in existing VoD platform QuickFlix. Dendy Direct will kick off on Aug. 6...
  • 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...
  • Rebekah Brooks Cleared of All Charges at Phone Hacking Trial

    LONDON -- Former News Corp exec Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges at the trial relating to phone-hacking at the News of the World newspaper, where she was editor. After editing the News of the World, Brooks rose to become chief executive...
  • Even Thomas Schaller would agree that statistics don't lie ("The myth of 'liberal media bias,'" March 6). Liberals make up only 20 percent of the electorate, yet they dominate the media. One only has to watch Judy Woodruff hyperventilate when speaking...
  • Upfront advertising sales heat up; CBS nearing finish line

    Upfront advertising sales heat up; CBS nearing finish line
    The broadcast television advertising market is in full swing, with the top-rated CBS network once again leading the pack. By Friday afternoon, CBS was close to finishing its advance advertising sales for the 2013-14 television season, notching rate...
  • 'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.

    'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.
    After the coffee. Before heading into humid downtown D.C. for cable fun. The Skinny: Made the mistake of standing still in a backyard in suburban D.C. on Sunday afternoon, and the mosquitoes ate me up. Lesson learned. I'll be drenched in Off next time....