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  1. 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 startup, whose technology captures and displays 360 degree video content, will give it “additional insight into developments within the field.” READ MORE

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Malaysia Airlines Crash: Sky News Apologizes After Reporter Goes Through Luggage of Victim

    3:18 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    The reporter for the U.K. news channel, operated by BSkyB, in which 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, picked out items from an open bag near the crash site. READ MORE

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  8. 21st Century Fox Seen Nearing European Pay TV Deal

    2:53 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    The proceeds from a deal, which could be announced Friday, would help Fox finance a sweetened Time Warner bid as Rupert Murdoch travels to New York, tweeting that he has to make "difficult decisions." READ MORE

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  9. Rupert Murdoch Talks Survival of Newspapers, Climate Change on Australia Visit

    3:35 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The media mogul gave a speech in Sydney during a celebration of the 50th anniversary of "The Australian," the newspaper he founded in 1964 in the nation's capital of Canberra. READ MORE

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  10. Germany Pay TV Revenue Tops $2.8 Billion

    6:13 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    Long considered a weak link in Europe's pay TV sector, Germany may have turned a corner as broadcasters plow more than $1 billion into programming. READ MORE

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  11. Sun Valley: 5 Possible Deals Likely to Be Discussed

    3:01 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    The chief executives from Disney, Fox, Time Warner and more are expected to attend the annual gathering, where talk of mergers and acquisitions is commonplace. READ MORE

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  12. Phone Hacking: The Cost of Trial and Police Probes To Date

    3:28 pm PDT 07/03/2014
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    The trial costs for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp are estimated at $100 million-plus, with the cost of trial and probes to British taxpayers estimated to be close to $70 million. READ MORE

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  13. New York Real Estate: From the $1.8M Studio Apartment to the $147M Hamptons Estate

    6:00 am PDT 07/03/2014
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    The luxury market continues to surge as average sales prices jump 46 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared to last year. READ MORE

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  14. 'Great Britain': Theater Review

    9:57 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    Rupert Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks and the phone-hacking scandal are skewered in this savage comedy about the toxic relationship between press, police and politicians, which was rehearsed in secret for legal reasons. READ MORE

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  15. Sun Valley Guest List 2014: Rupert Murdoch, Leslie Moonves, Jeffrey Katzenberg and More

    6:30 am PDT 06/28/2014
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    Other execs set to attend the annual gathering, which runs July 8-13, are Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and Paramount Pictures head Brad Grey. READ MORE

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  16. How Canada's CBC is Shaping Its Digital Future With Mobile Content

    6:55 am PDT 06/27/2014
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    The struggling public broadcaster will bypass older viewers for younger ones. READ MORE

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  17. Hacking Trial: Judge 'Very Concerned' About Prime Minister Apology for Having Employed Andy Coulson

    8:50 am PDT 06/25/2014
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    "It is astonishing, we say unprecedented, for a prime minister to make public comments of such a crucial juncture in trial proceeding" while two counts were still being deliberated, says Coulson's lawyer. READ MORE

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  18. Hacking Trial: Jury Discharged After Failing to Reach Verdict on Two Counts

    4:35 am PDT 06/25/2014
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    UPDATED: The charges against Andy Coulson and the former "News of the World" royal editor focused on alleged payments to public officials for royal phone directories‎. READ MORE

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  19. Phone Hacking: Scotland Yard Wants to Question Rupert Murdoch (Report)

    12:38 am PDT 06/25/2014
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    Following a guilty verdict against former "News of the World" editor Andy Coulson, "The Guardian" reports that the mogul would be interviewed as a suspect in an investigation into alleged crime at his company's U.K. newspapers. READ MORE

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  20. News Corp U.K. Unit Emphasizes Corporate Changes After Hacking Trial Verdicts

    5:36 am PDT 06/24/2014
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    "We made changes in the way we do business to help ensure wrongdoing like this does not occur again," the British arm of Rupert Murdoch's company says. READ MORE

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