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  • Why Time Warner deal stalled     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    Sara Ellison, Vanity Fair, shares her thoughts on why Time Warner rejected 21st Century Fox's $80 billion offer.

  • Good synergies between TWX & FOX: Analyst     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    David Bank, RBC Capital Markets, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discusses why the combination of Time Warner and 21st Century Fox makes sense.

  • Time Warner rebuffs 21st Century's offer     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, shares his thoughts on the challenges facing a merger of Time Warner and 21st Century Fox.

  • Time Warner rejects $80B offer from 21st Century Fox Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    The Time Warner Center in New York City.

    Twenty-First Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid in recent weeks for Time Warner but was rebuffed, sources said. The New York Times reports.

  • July 16- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is determined to buy Time Warner Inc after the media conglomerate rejected an $80 billion buyout offer from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the New York Times reported. Twenty-First Century Fox, controlled by Murdoch, offered last month to buy Time Warner for $85 per share in cash and stock, the newspaper reported.

  • 21st Century's bid way under paying: Analyst     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    I think you need to go to at least $100 per share, says Tony Wible, Janney Capital Markets analyst, explaining why he thinks 21st Century Fox needs to increase its offer for Time Warner.

  • BUZZ-TIME WARNER INC: NYT SAYS 21 ST CENTURY FOX MAKES $80 BLN. **Media company's shares up 12.8 pct at $80.12. **The New York Times reports Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc makes $80 billion takeover bid, which Time Warner rejects.

  • July 16- Time Warner Inc rejected a $80 billion buyout offer from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.

  • The industry is ripe for consolidation, says Larry Haverty, GAMCO analyst, sharing his thoughts on the media industry and Time Warner's rejection of 21st Century Fox's bid.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 14- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Monday announced a reorganization of its television business as the network sought to push itself out of last place among the big U.S. broadcasters.

  • SEATTLE/ NEW YORK, July 6- The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops.

  • LONDON, July 4- British Prime Minister David Cameron's former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited. Three other senior journalists from the paper Greg Miskiw, Neville Thurlbeck and James Weatherup, were also sentenced on Friday.

  • LONDON, July 4- British Prime Minister David Cameron's former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 1- Rupert Murdoch jets into Idaho's Sun Valley next week for the year's most exclusive tech and media industry gathering, armed with both the money and the appetite for a major deal.

  • LONDON, June 30- British Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief Andy Coulson will face a re-trial over whether he sanctioned illegal payments to a public official while editing a Rupert Murdoch tabloid, prosecutors said on Monday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp's U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

  • LONDON, June 26- Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of News Corp.' s British newspaper arm, said on Thursday she felt vindicated after being found not guilty this week of hacking phone messages and other crimes while editing Rupert Murdoch's British tabloids.

  • Rebekah Brooks speaks on acquittal     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks speaks about her acquittal in the phone hacking case.

  • LONDON, June 25- Just weeks before her trial on phone-hacking charges was due to start, Rebekah Brooks got some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defense lawyer could no longer represent her.

  • LONDON, June 25- Just weeks before her trial on phone-hacking charges was due to start, Rebekah Brooks got some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defence lawyer could no longer represent her.