James, Alison
June 2000
Daily Variety;06/06/2000, Vol. 268 Issue 2, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on negotiations between Vivendi SA head Jean-Marie Messier and News Corp. owner Rupert Murdoch regarding a possible partnership in satellite broadcasting and related Internet and interactive services. Vivendi's readiness to swap its stake in News Corp.'s BSkyB business for a strategic partnership in Platco; News Corp.'s interest in gaining access to Vivendi's multiaccess portal joint venture Vizzavi.


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