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 Warner... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ AllThingsD | 2013-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Sun reporting on Pugh 'Healthy Holly' deals highlighted on CNN

Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” highlighted The Sun’s coverage of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” book deals Sunday, saying it showed the importance of local journalism. The Sun “has been able to uncover an incredible City Hall scandal involving Catherine Pugh,” Stelter... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Sun reporting on Pugh 'Healthy Holly' deals highlighted on CNN

Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” highlighted The Sun’s coverage of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” book deals Sunday, saying it showed the importance of local journalism. The Sun “has been able to uncover an incredible City Hall scandal involving Catherine Pugh,”... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-07 20:55:00 UTC ]
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AT&T's Randall Stephenson tries to close the deal on Time Warner merger at antitrust trial

AT&T Inc.’s top executive gave a vigorous defense of the proposed $85.4-billion deal to buy Time Warner, describing it as key to the company’s ability to compete with a new generation of high-tech competitors. “This world is changing fast,” said Randall Stephenson, who took the witness stand... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-20 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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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wall Street's verdict on AT&T-Time Warner deal: Thumbs down

Shares of AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc. were down Monday as investors didn’t appear thrilled by the proposed mega-merger announced over the weekend.  In response to the $84.5-billion deal, Moody’s Investor Service said Monday it had placed AT&T’s credit rating on review for a possible... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Trump says he would block an AT&T-Time Warner merger if elected; deal could come Saturday

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration would seek to block a massive media merger between AT&T and Time Warner Inc. if he is elected president. The deal, which appears to be imminent, would turn telephone giant AT&T, a company already valued at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Cable sweetens deal again for Dodgers TV channel -- and still no takers

In a last-ditch effort to strike a deal before the start of the new baseball season, Time Warner Cable has once again sweetened an offer to other pay-TV providers in hopes of winning wider carriage for the Dodgers' TV channel in Southern California.But there still are no takers — increasing the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charter-Time Warner Cable deal headed for FCC approval

Charter Communications' proposed takeover of two other cable companies — Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks — is nearing the finish line as federal officials appear poised to approve the mammoth $67-billion deal in the coming weeks.Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales falling for the first time, finds new report

Research by the Bookseller shows that sales for the ‘big five’ UK publishers dropped in 2015Ebook sales for the UK’s five biggest publishers fell in 2015, according to a new report in the Bookseller, collectively declining 2.4%, to 47.9m units. It is the first drop in numbers of books sold in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comcast joins Time Warner Cable in Consumer Reports' doghouse

The merger partners are two of America's least favorite cable companies, according to the magazine's new survey.Merger partners Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. are two of America's least favorite cable companies, according to a new survey from Consumer Reports.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Time Warner Considering Spinning Off Part Of Its Publishing Arm: Report

According to Fortune, the media giant is meeting with a reps from Meredith--but nothing's been confirmed. Could Time Warner be following in the steps of News Corp. and considering spinning off its publishing division? According to a report by Fortune (a Time Inc. publication), the media... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Crains New York | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Crains New York | 2013-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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