Liberty Global

John Malone Maps Out Succession Plan

In what would appear to be a succession-planning move, John Malone has offered Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav the right of first refusal to buy his voting stakes in the Silver Spring, Md.-based media company.

Malone’s Liberty Media Snaps Up Charter Stake

The cable pioneer who Al Gore once referred to as “Darth Vader” has fired up the tractor beam, as John Malone’s Liberty Media has snared a significant stake in Charter Communications.