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Rejected Fox bid for Time Warner shows growth mood

...counter consolidation among TV distributors, Rupert Murdoch's Fox has made an unsolicited takeover offer for rival media giant Time Warner for about $76 billion in cash and stock.Time Warner rejected the bid, which amounted to about $86...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-16/rejected-fox-bid-time-warn
Black Twitter network has its say

...of teens at a convenience store.That hashtag was the calling card of Black Twitter, a small corner of the social media giant where an unabashedly black spin on life gets served up in 140-character installments.Black Twitter holds court on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-10/black-twitter-network-has-its
Business news

...free and always will be." And it still is ? unless you want more friends to see what you have to say.The social media giant is rolling out a feature in the U.S. that lets users pay to promote their posts to friends, just as advertisers do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-03/business-news
Business news

...30 million in cash and stock, said the people, who declined to be identified because talks are confidential.The media giant, which is controlled by Rupert Murdoch and paid $580 million for MySpace in 2005, would retain a minority stake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-28/business-news
What is podcasting?

...Yankee analyst Su Li Walker, the report's author, said in an interview. "But going forward, with some of these media giants coming in, there's going to be a shift toward them (becoming) more commercialized." Apple Computer Inc., which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/13/ent_458486.shtml
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Sound Bites: Music Reviews

...into an unusual place for a rock band - a corporate boardroom. When Coldplay delayed the release of "X&Y," the media giant EMI (which owns Capital, their label) warned that first quarter profits would be down because of it. Yes, the long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/11/mus_455686.shtml
Music
Shareholder suit airs Disney deals

...of the company, which would benefit from any judgment. When Mr. Ovitz was hired in 1995, Disney had just become a media giant with the purchase of Capital Cities/ABC but was still reeling from the death of its president, Frank Wells, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/03/bus_430205.shtml
Business
Study: teens viewing TV sex increases chance of starting sexual activity

...said Melissa Havard, the group's director. One example is an HIV/AIDS effort the group has collaborated on with media giant Viacom, whose properties include CBS and MTV. In the past year and a half, Viacom has produced 22 shows with positive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/08/tel_427950.shtml
Television
Disney profits rise on strong theme park attendance

LOS ANGELES -- Net profits at media giant The Walt Disney Co. rose 20 percent in the third quarter, boosted mainly by increased attendance at its theme parks and growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/11/fin_424952.shtml
Finance
Court throws out FCC's media ownership rules

...plaintiffs, called the Third Circuit court's ruling "a complete repudiation of rules that would allow one or two media giants to dominate the most important sources of local news and information in almost every community in America." FCC Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/25/bus_420097.shtml
Business