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Bloomberg News names Economist editor to replace Winkler

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NEW YORK/LONDON - Billionaire news and information mogul Michael Bloomberg replaced the founding editor at his eponymous news service with Economist Editor-in-chief John Micklethwait, moving aggressively to broaden the one-time financial newswire beyond its core Wall Street audience.

Fox-Apollo JV to bring "Big Brother", "Masterchef" under one roof

REUTERS - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox and Apollo Global Management LLC agreed to combine three of their TV production companies behind hit shows such as "Big Brother", "American Idol" and "Masterchef" under one group.

Deals, 10 Oct 2014

Book publishing helps News Corp beat revenue estimates

REUTERS - News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as growth in its book publishing business helped to make up for a decline in revenue in its bigger news and information division.

Business, 08 Aug 2014

"X-Men" movie helps Fox beat profit and revenue estimates

- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc , the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly revenue and profit that exceeded analysts' expectations, helped by the box-office success of films such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past".

Business, 07 Aug 2014

Time Warner profit grows but shares drop after fox bid nixed

Aug 6 - Time Warner Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and boosted its stock buyback program, but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling 11 percent a day after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for the company.

06 Aug 2014

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

Top News, Business, Tech, 06 Aug 2014

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

Tech, Business, 06 Aug 2014

Murdoch's Fox expected to push for Time Warner deal on Wednesday

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is expected to make an aggressive case for merging with Time Warner Inc during its quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, though people familiar with the company's plans have said it would not use that forum to raise its bid.

Business, Tech, 05 Aug 2014

Murdoch's Fox open to giving Time Warner board seats in new bid - Bloomberg

WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is open to giving Time Warner Inc shareholders seats on the new company's board if its takeover bid succeeds, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the situation.

Business, 26 Jul 2014

BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

LONDON/PARIS - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion to buy the Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers.

Tech, Business, 26 Jul 2014

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