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- News Corp. plans to take Fox private. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/11/2005, Vol. 387 Issue 20, p1
This article reports that media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Ltd. on Monday unveiled a proposal to take private its Fox Entertainment Group Inc., which has served as the conglomerate's publicly traded the U.S. arm for more than six years, in a $5.86 billion stock deal. With News Corp....
- New media revolutions. Rennie, Philip; Murrill, Maureen // BRW;10/06/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 39, p17
Reports on the deals that Rupert Murdoch signed that give United States media investor John Malone an 18 percent shareholding in News Corp. Interest of Australian investors in media stocks; Competition for U.S. classified advertising.
- Malone Not Keen on 'Cash-Rich Split-Off' Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;4/4/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p114
Focuses on the preference of Liberty Media Corp. John Malone not to dispose of the company's 17 percent stake in News Corp. in a cash-rich split-off. Plans of Malone for the stake; Implication of the plan of Malone for Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp.
- Rupe and John flex their muscles. Learmonth, Michael // Variety;8/15/2005, Vol. 399 Issue 12, p4
Reports on the talks between John Malone of News Corp. and Rupert Murdoch of Liberty Media, spooking Murdoch into adopting a poison pill to prevent an all-out takeover, as of August 2005. Voting stake taken by Malone in News Corp.; Message given by Malone to Murdoch on Liberty Media's earnings...
- Malone finds value in DirecTV approach. Littleton, Cynthia; Hayes, Dade // Variety;4/9/2007, Vol. 406 Issue 8, p37
The article discusses a decision by chairman and managing director of News Corp. Ltd., Rupert Murdoch. The author notes that Murdoch decided to swap News Corp.'s controlling stake in satellite television provider DirectTV Inc., plus $550 million and three sports channels, to chairman of Liberty...
- Swap may see bird fly to Malone. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;12/8/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 49, p1
The article focuses on the prospect for John Malone's takeover of News Corp., following a swap of 39% stake in DirecTV. The possibility of a takeover has reportedly unnerved Rupert Murdoch that he has had an anti-takeover provision in place since Malone increased his stake in News Corp. As part...
- News Corp. Maps Cable Plans. Sherman, Jay // Television Week;8/16/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 33, p10
Focuses on the probable launch of several cable networks by News Corp. and its lack of plan to increase stake in DirecTV Group or buy shares in Fox Entertainment Group (FEG), according to chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch. Description of networks to be launched in 2004; Shares in FEG and DirecTV...
- Get the vote. Rennie, Philip // BRW;2/5/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p77
Presents an investment analysis of News Corp., a media company controlled by Rupert Murdoch. Investor John Malone's preference for non-voting preferred shares to ordinary shares; Malone's positioning in case Murdoch retires; Murdoch's foray into satellite television business.
- A Mogul's MIGRAINE. Roberts, Johnnie L. // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/29/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 144 Issue 22, p42
Reports on the concern of Rupert Murdoch and his News Corporation media empire over the acquisition of a large block of News Corporation stock by fellow media buyer John Malone. Speculation that Malone may be positioning to take over the company, despite his denial of such motives; Profile of...