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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.

David Zaslav Will Run Discovery Communications Through 2019

David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Communications, will continue in that role through 2019, the cable conglomerate announced today.

Will Regulators Put the Kibosh on Cable Consolidation?

Comcast is looking seriously at acquiring Time Warner Cable, multiple reports said earlier today, prompting rapid fluctuations in TWC's stock price, which spiked 9 percent to $132.16 a share this afternoon (the stock was trading below $120 a share as recently as Wednesday).

Time Warner Cable Boss Glenn Britt to Retire

The rumors have been flying around since last winter, but Time Warner Cable on Thursday finally made it official, announcing that chairman and CEO Glenn Britt would retire when his contract expires at the end of the year.

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.

Liberty Takeover of Virgin Media U.K. Again Pits Malone Against Murdoch

London ad sources expect a European marketing onslaught from a combined Liberty Global-Virgin Media company after Liberty founder John Malone announced the cable giant’s $16 billion agreed takeover of the U.K. telecom firm.

Liberty Media Buys Stake in Barnes & Noble

Liberty Media said it would purchase a stake in Barnes & Noble for $204 million. The media giant was seen as a potential savior for the bookseller that went up for sale last year, but Liberty has declined to outright acquire the company.

Burkle’s Barnes & Noble Investment a Big Mistake, Says ‘N.Y. Post’

Ron Burkle's made a major blunder with his recent Barnes & Noble investment, says the New York Post.

John Malone Explains Barnes & Noble Bid

John Malone, the chairman of Liberty Media, explained why his company made a buyout bid for Barnes & Noble valuing it at $1 billion.

Barnes & Noble Gets Buyout Offer

Barnes & Noble announced it received a buyout offer from Liberty Media. The deal would value the struggling bookseller at $1 billion.