Murdoch May Buy Out Malone

Farrell, Mike
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/14/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p37
The article reports on the negotiation of News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch with the chairman of Liberty Media Corp. to buy back the latter's voting stake in News Corp. Murdoch downplayed the speculations on the plan of the company to swap its television stations in secondary markets in exchange for the stake. The value of the holdings of Liberty is $10 billion. The stations and cash are the logical assets for the buyback.


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