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  • Are Media Megadeals No Longer a Sure Thing?

    When AT&T announced plans to merge with DirecTV last month, the conventional wisdom was that it was a gift to Comcast and Time Warner Cable. The reason: The government would be more likely to give the Comcast-TW Cable transaction a greenlight with the...
  • Chase Carey signs short-term deal to stay as president of Fox

    Chase Carey, the president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, has signed a new contract to remain at media mogul Rupert Murdoch's film and television empire at least through 2015. The contract extension, disclosed Monday in a Securities...
  • Twentieth Century Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Rapidly Shifting Landscape, Uncertain Times

    Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
  • StyleHaul Next Big MCN Sale? Amazon, Fox, Hearst Approach (Exclusive)

    StyleHaul could be the next hot multichannel network to get snapped up by a big media company. Over the past several weeks, the femme-focused style and beauty YouTube MCN has been approached about a potential acquisition by suitors including Amazon, 21st...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall on Weaker Ad Sales, Subscriptions

    Revenues at News Corp. fell during the most recent fiscal quarter on weaker subscription sales and a sluggish advertising market. The publishing company's revenues dropped 3% to $2.19 billion, compared to the $2.26 billion in the year-ago period. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...