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  • AOL makes $405 million bet on Internet video, ads Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    AOL offices in Palo Alto, Calif.

    AOL announced better-than-expected profits, and plans to acquire video ad platform Adap.Tv. This deal marks a "very important day in AOL history," CEO Tim Armstrong told CNBC.

  • Loeb to 'wait and see' after Sony nixes spin-off Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC

    Billionaire investor Dan Loeb's Third Point is taking a "wait-and-see approach" after Sony on Monday evening rejected its plan to spin off the company's entertainment business.

  • CBS-TWC spat heats up, politicians seek penalties Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 9:30 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves fired back at Time Warner Cable, pulling out harsh language to reject the cable company's latest overture in their dispute over broadcasting fees.

  • Amazon CEO Bezos buying the Washington Post Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

    Bezos will buy The Washington Post Co.'s newspaper publishing business for $250 million as an individual, not through Amazon.

  • CEO: Cable's future might not include TV: Report Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 8:43 AM ET
    James Dolan, President and CEO of Cablevision.

    Cablevision Systems Chief Executive James Dolan said "there could come a day" when his company ceases to offer TV service and makes broadband its primary offering.

  • Newsweek sold to IBT Media Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 7:21 PM ET
    This December 24, 2012 photo shows a woman perusing the final print edition of Newsweek in Washington, DC.

    Newsweek is being sold to IBT Media, an online news company, less than a year after it ended publication of its weekly print magazine and went all digital.

  • DirecTV sides with Time Warner over CBS dispute Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 6:20 PM ET
    Directv

    In an unusual show of solidarity between rivals, satellite TV provider DirecTV issued a statement applauding Time Warner Cable's decision to drop CBS programming.

  • Time Warner Cable drops CBS in NYC, Los Angeles Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 9:59 PM ET

    Time Warner Cable has dropped CBS in New York, LA, Dallas and several other markets after a deadline expired. "We deeply regret this ill-advised action ..." CBS said.

  • Merger chatter drives cable shares sharply higher Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    Consolidation chatter in the cable industry has stocks on the move. Charter shares were up more than 4 percent on a report there are "discussions" between Charter and Cox.

  • Viacom earnings: Focus on ratings, ads, movies Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    Most of its revenue is from the cable networks, where ad revenue is expected to rise year over year, as well as from the prior quarter.

  • Time Warner Cable adds fewer Internet users Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Time Warner Cable reported revenue below analysts' estimates as it added less than half the number of subscribers for high-speed data services that analysts had expected.

  • Facebook allowing embedded posts, like Twitter Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 3:24 PM ET

    The move to embedded posts is designed to shift toward the kind of public conversation that has made Twitter so popular, and to make Facebook more relevant.

  • Content is key in CBS-Time Warner Cable battle Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves

    The increasing value of CBS' content is precisely why CEO Les Moonves is standing firm in his negotiations to be paid more for his channels for subscribers in New York, Los Angeles and Houston.

  • Spike Lee: 'You're not my accountant' Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 1:44 PM ET
    Spike Lee interviewed on CNBC at the NYSE, July 31, 2013

    Filmmaker Spike Lee speaks to CNBC's Squawk on the Street about his Kickstarter campaign.

  • James Franco joins Hollywood's crowdfunding craze Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 8:07 PM ET

    James Franco is the latest filmmaker to jump into the crowdfunding game, following Zach Braff. Spike Lee is also going this route in lieu of conventional funding.

  • Cable, content makers stop fighting: Comcast CEO Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 1:58 PM ET
    The Comcast Corp. logo is seen as Brian Roberts, chairman and chief executive officer of Comcast Corp., right, speaks during a news conference at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show in Washington, D.C.

    The timing of the decision by Comcast to buyout the rest of NBCUniversal "looks great," Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC.

  • Time Warner Cable nearly blacks out CBS Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 6:44 AM ET
    CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves

    Time Warner Cable reversed its decision to take CBS network off the air, after initially announcing a blackout when the two sides failed to reach an agreement on fees.

  • Cramer: Market loves this comeback story Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 6:16 PM ET

    Never ignore a stock that's fallen out of favor. What's unloved today can be a sweetheart stock tomorrow.

  • Would you pay to use Twitter? Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 4:54 PM ET

    Would you pay to use micro-blogging site Twitter? If yes, how much would you pay per month?

  • Get ready: Here come media and oil earnings Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    It's the last heavy week of earnings, with five Dow components and 135 of the S&P 500 companies expected to report next week. From the oil giants to content companies, what to watch.

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  • Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.