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  1. Michael Wolff on Jeff Bewkes: What's Next for Time Warner's Anti-Mogul

    7:00 am PDT 08/21/2014
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    Now that he’s fended off Rupert Murdoch (for now), the CEO might be better off figuring out what else he can sell, writes Wolff READ MORE

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  2. Julian Assange Says He is to Leave London's Ecuadorian Embassy "Soon"

    3:04 am PDT 08/18/2014
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    But the WikiLeaks founder claims his departure after more than two years inside might not be for reasons of ill-health, as reported by the U.K.'s Sky News READ MORE

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  3. Why BSkyB Wants More Minorities on Air

    1:45 am PDT 08/18/2014
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    The British pay-TV broadcaster introduces a quota of at least 20 percent ethnic minority talent READ MORE

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  4. Why China's Richest Man Could Buy Time Warner

    5:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    Wang Jianlin's plan for a $1.2 billion Beverly Hills compound might be the next big step toward owning a Hollywood studio READ MORE

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  5. U.K. TV Channels Planning Robin Williams Tribute Screenings

    10:46 am PDT 08/12/2014
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    BBC One, Channel 4, Film4, Sky 1 and Sky Movies will air films starring the late actor in the coming days READ MORE

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  6. News Corp Revenues, Earnings Down Slightly in Fiscal 2014

    2:22 pm PDT 08/07/2014
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    A year after it was spun off, the publishing company touts international and organic growth. READ MORE

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  7. From Lucille Ball to Larry David, How TV's Greatest Disrupters Have Pushed the Envelope (Guest Column)

    9:00 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    Longtime cultural critic Ken Tucker pays respect to the creatives who pushed the envelope (consciously and otherwise). READ MORE

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  8. 21st Century Fox Beats Earnings Expectations on Record Film Results

    1:09 pm PDT 08/06/2014
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    UPDATED: CEO Rupert Murdoch and COO Chase Carey criticize Time Warner's behavior during failed merger talks: "Let me be clear — we are done," Carey says. READ MORE

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  9. Sky Deutschland Posts Quarterly Loss, Adds Subs

    5:18 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    The German pay TV giant, which Rupert Murdoch's Fox is planning to sell to BSkyB, added 82,000 subs in the latest period. READ MORE

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  10. Time Warner Stock Down Sharply After Fox Withdraws Bid

    1:49 pm PDT 08/05/2014
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    UPDATED: Rupert Murdoch's company sees its shares rise in after-hours trading on the news and the announcement of a $6 billion stock buyback program. READ MORE

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  11. 'Gomorrah' to Give BSkyB First Taste of Sky Europe

    5:46 am PDT 08/01/2014
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    The Italian mafia series, a huge hit for Sky Italia, premieres in the U.K. on Monday in a possible test run for future shows that could air across the enlarged "Sky Europe" following a deal with Fox. READ MORE

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  12. Strong Quarterly Figures at CME Point to East European TV Rebound

    7:22 am PDT 07/30/2014
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    Time Warner holds nearly 50 percent of CME, which runs 33 channels in six central and eastern European countries. READ MORE

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  13. Is Fox Stockpiling Cash for a New Bid on Time Warner?

    5:00 am PDT 07/30/2014
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    A $9 billion deal with BSkyB could give Rupert Murdoch the extra cash he needs to close the deal. READ MORE

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  14. Haim Saban: Time Warner Was 'Trimmed' for Takeover Bid

    2:55 pm PDT 07/29/2014
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    "Time will tell whether this was the right strategy or not," the billionaire media mogul said in a TV interview. READ MORE

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  15. BSkyB Increases ‎Stake in Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Technology Firm Jaunt

    2:11 am PDT 07/28/2014
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    The U.K. pay TV giant says the investments for the startup, whose board of advisers includes Jared Leto, will give it "additional insight into developments within the field." READ MORE

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  16. Why Jeff Bewkes Really Wants to Sell Time Warner

    6:00 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    With Rupert Murdoch making an $80 billion play for the company, insiders tell THR that the TW CEO's recent moves indicate he is ready to unload. READ MORE

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  17. Top Analyst on Time Warner-Fox Merger: 'We Don't Buy the Rationale for This' (Guest Column)

    5:00 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    Fix Fox ratings, and don't overpay for a studio with overlapping "dis-synergies," writes Cowen and Company media expert Doug Creutz of Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion bid for TW. READ MORE

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  18. 21st Century Fox Fears Debt in Effort to Acquire Time Warner (Report)

    1:07 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    Time Warner wants more than $100 a share, but 21st Century Fox is looking to pay $90-$95, according to the Wall Street Journal. READ MORE

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  19. How Rupert Murdoch-Owned Time Warner Would Impact Hollywood: Creatives Speak Out

    5:00 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    Leslie Moonves, Jerry Levin and more weigh in as Murdoch's courtship of Time Warner spreads fear and an unsettling skepticism through the creative community: "Whenever Mr. Murdoch is involved in something this substantial, I go to Mass." READ MORE

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  20. Time Warner Puts Up Takeover Hurdle By Changing Bylaws

    4:34 pm PDT 07/21/2014
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    The media company disclosed the changes Monday in a move to defend against a takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. READ MORE

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