What is Fox News without Roger Ailes? A question once only whispered in the cable news giant's headquarters on Sixth Avenue in New York has grown to be the pressing query in media circles. The man who created the Fox News brand in 1996, and aggressively built his network into the No.
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Roger Ailes' first moon shot came when he was 29 years old. He was in the Oval Office setting up the first interplanetary split screen. "Eagle" had just landed on the moon.
The man who brought the constant score and time graphic to sports telecasts and innovations like hockey's glow puck and football's yellow first-down line, is leaving his longtime home at 21st Century Fox. David Hill, who has been with News Corp. since 1988, will leave the company just as the next generation of Murdochs takes over.
That was abrupt: 21st Century Fox today withdrew its long-discussed bid to acquire a controlling interest in Time Warner Entertainment, a megamerger that would have made the resulting entity so big even noted takeover artist John Malone said the deal “just raises all kinds of consolidation, monopsony,
Rupert Murdoch's media empire 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid last month for Time Warner Inc. but was rebuffed, The New York Times reports.
Tribune Publishing and Time Inc. are set to spinoff as independent companies later this year, following News Corp's separation from Rupert Murdoch's media empire last year. Both have illustrious pasts, but today they're unwanted assets, facing low morale and unfavorable publishing industry trends with the shift to digital.
The Rubicon Project, a digital advertising platform for buyers and sellers, has revealed its plans to sell its shares publicly.