AT&T completes purchase of Time Warner, ushering in new era for Warner Bros., CNN and HBO

Time Warner Inc. is no more. Late Thursday, AT&T Inc. announced that it completed its $85-billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc., just two days after a federal judge in Washington gave the deal the green light. AT&T wasted little time consolidating its hard-fought prize — a blockbuster purchase... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T 'uncertain' when its purchase of Time Warner will close — CNN could be the sticking point

AT&T’s proposed $85-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., which owns CNN, HBO and Warner Bros. studios, is encountering resistance from the U.S. Department of Justice. For months, the Dallas telecommunications giant has been confidently predicting that it would finalize the takeover of Time... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department makes final plea to judge to halt AT&T's proposed purchase of Time Warner or significantly scale it back

The government on Monday made its final plea to a federal judge to block AT&T Inc.’s $85.4-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc. or order it significantly scaled back, arguing that the combined company would be so powerful it would hinder competition and raise pay TV prices for consumers.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department sues to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, which vows a fight

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued to block AT&T’s proposed $85-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc. — one of the largest media mergers in American history — arguing that a bulked-up AT&T would stifle competition and lead to higher prices for consumers. “This merger would greatly... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner, AT&T deal contingent on CNN sale: report

AT&T’s proposed $85-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., which owns CNN, HBO and Warner Bros. studios, is encountering resistance from the U.S. Department of Justice. For months, the Dallas telecommunications giant has been confidently predicting that it would finalize the takeover of Time... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PUC plans a hearing on Charter's purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House

California Public Utilities Commission officials plan a public hearing on Charter Communications' proposed $67-billion acquisition of two cable companies, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, which serve Southern California. The PUC hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Junipero... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fox tried to buy Time Warner -- and HBO -- for $80 billion

Could Fox News and CNN have the same owner? No, but close. 21 Century Fox has confirmed reports (first published by the New York Times) that it made an $80 billion bid for fellow media conglomerate Time Warner -- and was turned down, for now.... Continue reading at Engadget

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Time Inc.'s Joe Ripp: After Time Warner Split, Our Cash Will Stay Ours

Joe Ripp started his new job as CEO of Time Inc. only three weeks ago, but he's already caught the attention of staffers by saying the executive suite had for too long been a place "where ideas go to die." He'll need their imagination and commitment going forward as parent company Time Warner... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Names Joe Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Ripp is a Time Inc. veteran, working at the magazine company from 1985 until 1999, serving as CFO from 1993. In 1999 he became CFO of Time Warner Inc. until its merger with America Online. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner names Joseph Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Time Warner Inc. has named Joseph Ripp the next CEO of Time Inc., resolving one big question as the publishing unit prepares to strike out on its own but surprising observers who had bet on another candidate.Mr. Ripp is CEO of OneSource Information Services, a business information provider. He... Continue reading at Crains New York

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Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazine biz this year

Time Warner Inc. will spin off its magazine business later this year, turning the nine-decade-old publisher of Time, People and Sports Illustrated into a separate publicly held company.The board authorized management to proceed with the plan after a review of options, the New York-based media... Continue reading at Crains New York

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Time Warner Dumps Time Inc., and Wall Street Loves It

Even if the Meredith deal doesn't go through - and it should - Jeff Bewkes is out of the magazine business. Investors are partying like it's 2007. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Time Warner Put the "For Sale" Sign on Time Inc. Last Fall

Jeff Bewkes and company used to insist they wanted to hang on to their magazine business. They stopped saying that in September. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Time Warner in talks to sell part of Time Inc.

Time Warner is in talks to sell a large portion of its Time Inc. magazine division, including People, InStyle and Real Simple, according to a report Wednesday afternoon by Fortune.Headed for Meredith, Berkshire Hathaway or nowhere new after all?Fortune is itself a Time Inc. magazine but reported... Continue reading at Crains New York

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Media Decoder Blog: Time Warner Picks New Head for Time Inc. Magazine Unit

The selection of Laura Lang, the head of the digital ad agency Digitas, would add online expertise to the country’s largest magazine publisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Spotify Completes Findaway Purchase

Spotify has completed its acquisition of digital audiobook distributor Findaway. The Swedish streaming giant has 422 million monthly active users, and will use the Findaway purchase to speed its growth in the audiobook market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Warner Bros celebrates Harry Potter's 20th anniversary with illuminated wands

The installation marks the 20th anniversary of the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Continue reading at Media Week

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HBG Completes Purchase of Workman

The Hachette Book Group has completed its $240 million acquisition of Workman Publishing. Workman will become HBG's eighth publishing group and will be led by Dan Reynolds, who had been its CEO. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlas Completes Purchase of America's Largest Book Printer

The private equity firm Atlas Holdings has completed its purchase of LSC Communications, the country's largest book printer, which filed for bankruptcy in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Warner Bros TV buys rights to Cook's Booker-longlisted novel

Warner Bros TV has acquired TV rights to Diane Cook's Booker-longlisted novel The New Wilderness, published this week by Oneworld.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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