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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
The mega-merger

The mega-merger between media giant Time Warner and America Online, the nation's largest Internet service provider, is being characterized as New Media supplanting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/12/edi_278942.shtml
Editorials
Vivendi to sell assets, reports big first-half loss

PARIS -- Debt-laden French media giant Vivendi Universal reported a loss of more than $12 billion...once simply a water company, into a world-leading media giant to rival the likes of AOL Time Warner Inc. But his reputation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/15/bus_352662.shtml
Business
Can AOL Time Warner clear the high bar?

...AOL Time Warner: whether to accept at face value the media giant's faith in a sunny revenue and cash-flow forecast...growth targets are due to kick in later this year. As the media giant approaches the higher hurdles it has set for itself later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/14/tec_312837.shtml
XXX Technology
Sports networks are following ESPN's lead and basing operations in Connecticut

...ESPN began work last week on a new parking lot on the southern side of its 120-acre campus in Bristol.The sports media giant has promised more than 200 new jobs over the next five years as part of a major expansion, and, spokesman Mike Soltys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-09-08/sports-networks-are-
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
AOL Time Warner latest media giant seeking to shed its sports teams

ATLANTA -- For media conglomerates, owning a sports franchise can help build interest in other divisions, particularly fledgling cable channels. Once that goals is achieved, there's not much reason to hold on to the teams.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/11/bus_368559.shtml
Business
AOL Time Warner latest media giant seeking to shed its sports teams

ATLANTA -- For news and entertainment companies, owning a sports franchise can help build interest in other divisions, particularly fledgling cable channels. Once achieved, there's not much reason to hold on to the teams, analysts say.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/10/oth_368539.shtml
Other sports
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