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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 $80 billion buyout offer from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, people familiar with the matter told The New York Times.
LOS ANGELES, July 14- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Monday announced a reorganization of its television business as the network sought to push itself out of last place among the big U.S. broadcasters.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 69 or 1.3 percent, to $55.24. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $87.02. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $34.63.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $54.81. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 47 or. 5 percent, to $87.36. Gannett rose$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $31.78.
With a Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal in the offing, John Malone's dealmaking could be on hold here. But there may be more to do in Europe.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $54.34. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 34 or. 4 percent, to $86.52. Gannett fell$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $31.56.
When Fox's "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" opens in theaters this weekend, even rival studios across Hollywood are hoping it'll be a hit.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $54.28. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $86.43. Gannett fell$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $31.65.
NEW YORK— Rosie O'Donnell will return to ABC's "The View" this September for a most unexpected second act. ABC announced Thursday, via Twitter, that O'Donnell will join Whoopi Goldberg on the nearly empty couch at the daytime chatfest.
In dollars and cents, the biggest winners of the World Cup are media companies—both traditional and social.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $54.52. New York Times Co. fell$. 14 or. 9 percent, to $14.95. Time Warner Inc. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $72.27.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 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.
Despite the SCOTUS ruling that suspended Aereo's service, the company is trying to operate again 'in accordance' to the ruling.
The decision was a victory for traditional broadcasters, such as CBS Corp, Comcast Corp's NBC, Walt Disney Co's ABC, and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox. CBS argued in a joint filing on Wednesday that the case should be dismissed in light of the Supreme Court ruling, but Aereo disagreed.
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.
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.
Americans are choosing to save over spend, and that's creating an unwanted discount on these consumer spending-linked investments.
WASHINGTON, June 28- Aereo, the video streaming service that has sought to provide an alternative to traditional TV broadcasters, said on Saturday it was suspending services after being dealt a blow by the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
Internet giant Yahoo has put in a bid of around $250 million to buy Fullscreen, a company which creates content for YouTube channels.