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Comcast Corp. fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $54.50. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 83 or 1.0 percent, to $86.39. Gannett fell$. 46 or 1.4 percent, to $31.65.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 63 or 1.2 percent, to $53.55. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 68 or. 8 percent, to $85.91. Gannett fell$. 56 or 1.8 percent, to $31.32.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $54.01. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 56 or. 6 percent, to $86.03. Gannett fell$. 44 or 1.4 percent, to $31.44.
The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes.
SEATTLE/ NEW YORK, July 6- The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 35 or. 6 percent, to $54.90. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 40 or. 5 percent, to $86.84. Gannett rose$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $32.20.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 35 or. 6 percent, to $54.90. New York Times Co. rose$. 47 or 3.1 percent, to $15.60. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B rose$. 47 or 1.4 percent, to $35.14.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $54.72. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $86.79. Gannett rose$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $32.13.
NEW YORK, June 17- While the New York Times Co has shrunk by more than half in the past eight years, the compensation of the top three executives at the company has held steady.
May 14- Gannett Co said on Wednesday it will buy six television stations in Texas for $215 million, another move by the company to bulk up its local TV station holdings. Last year, Gannett acquired Belo Corp TV stations for $1.5 billion, nearly doubling its TV stations.
Gannett, the parent company of USA Today, is one of the five newspaper publishers that back Classified Ventures, the entity that owns Cars.com. Cars.com helps people buy and sell cars on the Internet. Gannett has a 27 percent stake in Classified Ventures.
The level of media investing activity is forging the underpinnings of "game-changing" developments for the industry, according to the Pew Research Center's State of the News Media 2014 report, which cited funding from entrepreneurs like Amazon's Jeff Bezos and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
March 21- Media General Inc said it would buy LIN Media LLC for $1.6 billion to create a broadcaster reaching nearly a quarter of U.S. households with a television. Media General Chairman Stewart Bryan said the deal would create the second-largest pure-play U.S.
March 20- Sinclair Broadcast Group proposed on Thursday to sell some Allbritton TV stations it agreed to acquire in a deal last July to meet requirements of broadcasting regulators about companies sharing advertising and sales staff across competing stations.
NEW YORK, March 18- Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.
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A look at Tuesday's midday movers:
Feb 4- Gannett Co, which owns the largest newspaper chain in the United States, reported lower quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday but said its television revenues were expected to jump 100 percent this quarter following its acquisition of Belo.
Feb 4- Gannett Co reported lower quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday as advertising at its newspapers and broadcast television stations fell. Gannett rolled out a digital pay model last year that helped boost subscription revenue. During the 2012 fourth quarter, Gannett benefited from a windfall in political advertising.