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Lower Ad Sales Cut Into News Corp. Revenues

News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened on Thursday. The print publishing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31 on revenue of $2.24 ...
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Twenty-First Century Fox Sags as Profits Drop

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened on Thursday. The TV and film entertainment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 ...
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UBS Top Media Stocks to Buy for 2014 for Internet and Cable Ad Trends

Media and advertising have always gone hand in hand. How that has changed over the past decade is incredible. Where newspapers and print still received a large amount of ad ...
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Spin-Offs Back in Vogue: Six Must-Watch Special Situations

When the markets go through periods of great gains, it is not uncommon to see companies start to take more radical efforts to increase their total return for shareholders. Some ...
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Top Companies Presenting at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference

In what has become an industry-leading conference, Goldman Sachs once again is holding its annual Communacopia conference. For the 22nd year, the conference will attract the top names in telecommunications, ...
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Dish Network Prevails in Ad-Skipping Appeal

Ever since Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) introduced its ad-skipping technology called the “Hopper”, network TV operators have been seeking to kill the beast. No luck so far, though, as ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Hold Gains

July 1, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after a blast of economic data from both Asia and Europe. In China, June manufacturing PMI slid lower. Japan’s economics ...
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Scorecard on News Corp., Twenty-First Century Fox Split

After markets closed on Friday, News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) formally split itself into two pieces: a publishing company still to be called News Corp. and a movie and TV company ...
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Financial Times Sale to Murdoch, Abu Dhabi Media Group Under Discussion

A purchase of the Financial Times is once again being discussed, and the buyers are said to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) and the state-controlled Abu Dhabi Media Group. ...
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Is Gannett Making the Right Bet on the Future of Broadcast TV?

Today’s announcement that Gannett Company Inc. (NYSE: GCI) would pay $1.5 billion in cash and assume more than $700 million debt to acquire Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) comes about two ...
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Who Wants to Buy Hulu? Yahoo!, Time Warner, AT&T?

Streaming video service Hulu is owned by a consortium that includes Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA). This is not the first ...
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Boeing, Google Among Top Hedge Fund Holdings

A look at which stocks the top 50 hedge funds own, without any need for comment (via Factset): The 50 largest hedge funds increased their equity exposure by over 5% ...
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Change at the Top in Daily Newspaper Circulation Wars

As of last September, the daily newspaper with the highest average circulation was The Wall Street Journal, with a combined print and digital circulation of 2.29 million. USA Today claimed ...
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Media Digest (4/17/2013) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

The role of central banks in stimulus will be considered at International Monetary Fund (IMF) and G-20 gatherings. (Reuters) Display ad revenue at Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) drops sharply. (Reuters) News ...
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Media Digest (4/9/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

J.C. Penney Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: JCP) board faces criticism for firing CEO Ron Johnson and replacing him with the predecessor who cause some of the retailer's problems. (Reuters) Ford Motor ...
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