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  • 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.

  • Facebook surges as 'mobile first' pays off Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 2:47 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said teen use of the social-networking site is holding steady and that, when you include Instagram, it's growing quickly.

  • Google's $35 Chromecast vs. the $100 Apple TV Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 1:33 PM ET
    Google's Mario Queiroz shows off the Chromecast SDK.

    The race for the living room just got a little bit more intense. Here's how the two contenders stack up.

  • 'The big picture is great': Netflix's Hastings Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    Reed Hastings tells CNBC he isn't too concerned about the mixed picture in Netflix's earnings report. "We're feeling great about the long term," he says.

  • Blackout averted! Your shows are saved, for now Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 9:24 AM ET

    Time Warner Cable and CBS, locked in a battle over fees will continue negotiating until Monday, which temporarily averted a blackout in some large cities.

  • Time Warner appoints former exec to head Time Inc. Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    Time Warner has named a former executive, Joseph Ripp, as the CEO of Time Inc. He will succeed Time CEO Laura Lang, who didn't want to continue after the spinoff.

  • Ad woes flatten Gannett's revenue; circulation up Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Gannett reported higher broadcast and digital revenue on Monday, but it could not push total revenue higher because of declines in newspaper advertising.

  • CBS, Time Warner battle may cost you your shows Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    As CBS and Time Warner Cable dispute fees, starting Wednesday, millions in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas may lose CBS-owned stations and Showtime.

  • Warren Buffett's newspaper bet on Atlantic City Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:53 PM ET

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will buy its 30th daily, The Press of Atlantic City, next month.

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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.