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  • 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...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun
    Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers. Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
  • Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own

    Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate paths. As stand-alone...
  • 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...
  • Gannett to split TV and newspaper units into separate companies

    Gannett to split TV and newspaper units into separate companies
    Gannett Co. is spinning off its publishing assets into a separate publicly traded company. The McLean, Va.-based broadcaster and publisher whose holdings include more than 40 television stations, USA Today and 81 local newspapers, is the latest media...
  • Gannett Splits Publishing and Broadcast Companies with Spinoff

    Gannett is the latest media conglomerate to split its publishing business from its broadcast and digital assets, aiming to create two separate publicly traded companies by mid-2015, the publisher announced Tuesday. The publishing entity will retain the...
  • 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...
  • Is Rupert Murdoch About to Come Out in Support of an Independent Scotland?

    LONDON -- Speculation in the U.K. is mounting that Rupert Murdoch will come out in support of Scottish independence, ahead of the Sept. 18 referendum on the subject. In a series of tweets Murdoch, who is the grandson of a Scot, has expressed his pleasure...
  • George Clooney to direct 'Hack Attack,' about British media scandal

    George Clooney is answering the call to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' book about the British phone-hacking scandal that erupted around Rupert Murdoch's news empire. Davies investigated Murdoch's News...
  • George Clooney to Direct Movie About U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

    George Clooney has come on to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, delving into the hot-button topic of celebrity privacy scandals. The pic will be an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding...
  • Warner Bros. CEO Confirms Layoffs in Memo to Staff

    Warner Bros. Entertainment chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has told Warner Bros. employees that layoffs are coming at every level across the studio. The cuts are coming in the wake of a failed bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent Time Warner...