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Comcast, in 2nd Try, Offers $65 Billion Cash for 21st Century Fox

Comcast announced an offer worth $65 billion for the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s businesses, setting up a showdown with the Walt Disney Company for Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.

Disney to Buy Comcast’s Hulu Stake and Take Full Control of Streaming Service

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Comcast’s one-third stake in Hulu and to take full control of the streaming service. The sale price would be at least $5.8 billion and could climb once an independent party assesses Hulu’s fair market

Digital Media: What Went Wrong

The digital publishing industry took a big hit in recent days, when more than 1,000 employees were laid off at BuzzFeed, AOL, Yahoo and HuffPost. The cuts at BuzzFeed were the most alarming.

Fox, Acting on Behalf of Disney, Sells Its Stake in Sky to Comcast

Twenty-First Century Fox agreed to sell its 39 percent stake in the British broadcaster Sky to Comcast in a deal worth $15 billion, ending Rupert Murdoch’s yearslong ambition to take full ownership of the satellite service he helped found three de

In Beating Disney for Sky, Comcast Remains in the Game

Comcast and the Walt Disney Company have long been rivals. But Brian Roberts, who runs Comcast, has recently become the Magic Kingdom’s nemesis in chief.

AT&T's John Tankey: HBO Must Aim for More Engagement, Data Collection

Change is coming to HBO, now that it is part of the AT&T corporate family. John Tankey is a longtime AT&T executive who now oversees HBO in his new role as chief executive of Warner Media.

Department of Justice Approves Disney’s Purchase of Fox Assets

The Department of Justice approved the Walt Disney Company’s $71 billion bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox, potentially complicating Comcast’s desire to make a rival offer for Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire. The governmen

Disney Raises Offer for 21st Century Fox in Bidding War With Comcast

The Walt Disney Company sharply increased its offer for 21st Century Fox June 20, as it looks to win a bidding war with Comcast for Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment conglomerate.

With Two Suitors for Fox, the Murdochs Consider Next Steps

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to buy most of 21st Century Fox’s assets in a deal worth $52.4 billion, but things got complicated recently when Comcast made a rival offer that valued the business at $65 billion. It may stoke visions of blister

AT&T Executive Taking Over HBO and CNN Promises a Hands-Off Approach

A Q&A with John Stankey, the new AT&T executive in charge of new Time Warner properties.