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James Murdoch to become Fox chief executive on 1 July Map of Manhattan  Manhattan: The entertainment firm 21st Century Fox has confirmed that James Murdoch will take over as chief executive from his father Rupert on 1 July Philadelphia Inquirer's Lewis Katz dies in plane crash Map of Hanscom Field USA  Boston: Lewis Katz has been killed in a plane crash near Boston. a private jet that burst into flames as it was trying to take off from Hanscom Field airport AT&T agreed to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion Map of Dallas  Dallas: AT&T Inc. agreed to buy satellite TV provider for $95 per share to give telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers Editor of New York Times replaced  The newspaper has announced that it has replaced executive editor Jill Abramson - the first woman to lead the paper by Dean Baquet, 57 Comcast buys Time Warner Cable
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B. 2017-11-20 US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner Washington
C. 2015-08-26 Fifty Shades publisher 'must set aside' $10m in royalties Fort Worth, Texas
3. 2015-06-16 James Murdoch to become Fox chief executive on 1 July Manhattan
E. 2014-06-01 Philadelphia Inquirer's Lewis Katz dies in plane crash Hanscom Field, Boston
F. 2014-05-18 AT&T agreed to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion Dallas
6. 2014-05-14 Editor of New York Times replaced New York
2014-02-13 Comcast buys Time Warner Cable Philadelphia
I. 2013-08-20 Al Jazeera America launches in US USA
J. 2013-08-05 Amazon boss buys Washington Post Washington

Fifty Shades publisher 'must set aside' $10m in royalties Map of Fort Worth Texas
US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner

year 2017 Top ^

  Washington: The US Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to block telecoms giant AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner, the owner of CNN and HBO

year 2015 Top ^

  Texas: An Australian woman who helped publish the series but was defrauded out of royalties could be set to receive millions of dollars in damages


year 2014 Top ^

  Philadelphia: Comcast has confirmed a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $45bn, creating a company that could control 3/4 of the US cable industry

year 2013 Top ^

Aug.20 Al Jazeera America launches in US  Al Jazeera is launching a new TV news channel in the United States Aug.5 Amazon boss buys Washington Post   Jeff Bezos, has agreed to purchase the Washington Post newspaper and its other print properties for $250m Jun.17 Fox News sued over on-air suicide  Arizona: The mother of three children of a man whose suicide was broadcast live on Fox News has sued the network, claiming infliction of emotional di... Apr.30 News companies warned by Twitter  San Francisco Bay Area: News organisations including the BBC have been warned by Twitter to tighten security in the wake of several high-profile hacks Mar.6 Time Warner spins off Time Magazine  Media giant Time Warner has announced plans to spin off its Time Inc magazine into an independent, publicly traded company

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Oct.20 Brazil papers pull out of Google  90% of the circulation in Brazil have abandoned Google News followed a recommendation to ban the search engine aggregator from using their c... Oct.18 Newsweek to cease print edition  New York: Newsweek, the 80-year-old US current affairs magazine, is to become an online-only publication Aug.14 BBC boss to head New York Times  London: The New York Times Company has announced that BBC director general Mark Thompson is to become its chief executive and president in November Jun.28 News Corp. agrees to split in two
  New York: One company encompassing its television and film assets and the other holding its publishing entities

year 2011 Top ^

Jun.29 News Corp finally sells MySpace   Australia: News Corporation has sold its ailing social networking site MySpace to online advertising firm Specific Media, based in Irvine, California

year 2007 Top ^

Jul.31 Murdoch wins Dow Jones battle
  New York: Media tycoon has won his battle to take over the American media giant, publisher of the Wall Street Journal
Jul.17   Dow Jones CEO 'agrees' to deal  New York: Richard Zannino tentatively agreed to a $5 billion takeover bid by News Corp., though the company's controlling family remains divided on the... Jul.14 Black to appeal over fraud verdict  New York: Former media tycoon Conrad Black was found guilty of mail fraud and obstruction of justice

year 2005 Top ^

Jun.8 $80bn Google takes top media spot  San Francisco Bay Area: Internet search phenomenon become the world's biggest media company ahead of Time Warner

year 2004 Top ^

Feb.16 Defiant Disney says 'no' to bid
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year 2001 Top ^

Apr.13 Jordan claims control of NTV
  Moscow: American financier says he has been officially registered as the new chief of Russian television network NTV Apr.4 Ted Turner signs NTV deal
  Moscow: CNN founder has reached a deal to buy out Gusinsky, the owner of Russia's only independent television network

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