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Liberty Media CEO Debates Merits Of A Starz-Netflix Merger | Posted 03.11.2013 | Media

Would Starz, which will soon be a separately traded company, consider a merger with Netflix?...

Why Did Liberty Media Bid On Barnes & Noble?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 07.23.2011 | Books

Strong management, an emerging digital business and opportunities to become more like Apple - that is how Liberty Media chairman John Malone and CEO G...

Colorado's Liberty Media Bid's On Barnes & Noble

AP | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK -- Barnes & Noble Inc.'s stock jumped more than 24 percent in premarket trading on Friday as the company reported that Liberty Media Corp. ha...


The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


Colorado Companies Drop From Fortune's Most Admired List

Denver Business Journal | Mark Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Fortune magazine lists two Colorado corporations as industry 'contenders' for its annual 'most admired companies' list, but no local firms reached the...

Lebanon's LBC TV Rides Layoffs Wave Ahead of Murdoch Buy-in, Arab Media Market Expansion

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanese media group LBC recently sliced 140 jobs, is trimming fat, and repositioning itself for a mega deal involving Rupert Murdoch's purchase of shares in Rotana Media.

Liberty Media To Save Weinstein Co.?

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LIBERTY Media saved one struggling company this year with the bailout of Sirius XM Satellite Radio, and now it may reprise its role as the white knigh...

IAC, Liberty Media Heads Skeptical Of Twitter, Economy

WSJ | Julia Angwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley, Idaho, media fest got off to a gloomy start Wednesday, with downbeat panel discussions on the economy (getting worse) and th...

DirecTV, Liberty Media Detail Spinoff Plans

AP | DEBORAH YAO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DirecTV Group Inc., the nation's largest satellite TV provider, said Monday it will be combined with the entertainment unit of Liberty Media Corp. and...

Mel Karmazin: Sirius XM Will Be "Very Profitable"

Fortune | Jon Birger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"I really don't mind everybody second-guessing," Sirius XM CEO Mel Karmazin tells me, though his tone screams otherwise. Karmazin and I are chattin...

Liberty Media Saves Sirius XM, Will Invest $530 Million

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Facing a likely bankruptcy, Sirius XM Radio Inc. found a savior in Liberty Media Corp., which will lend $530 million to the satellite...

Charlie Ergen Assures: I May Let Mel Karmazin Stay At Sirius XM

Business Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Echostar's Charlie Ergen and Liberty's John Malone continue to tug at the carcass of Sirius (SIRI). It sounds as though Charlie has the upper hand, p...

John Malone, Liberty Media Chief, "Hero To Shareholders" For Dumping News Corp

New York Times | ROB COX, LAUREN SILVA and DWIGHT CASS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media moguls have had a rough year. Sumner Redstone is jettisoning assets to maintain control of Viacom and CBS. Despite a breakup, Barry Diller's emp...

Media Stocks Surge Well Above Market's Gains Thursday

Hollywood Reporter | Paul J. Gough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Wall Street's wild ride continued Thursday with a rally spurred by rumors that a big U.S. governmental economic fix is on its way. That bit of vagary...

Vanity Fair New Establishment 2008: The Media Moguls & Personalities

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Vanity Fair describes its annual New Establishment list as "a global, movable band of thinkers, owners, creators, and buyers who are the tastemakers, ...

Who's Driving Whom? The Blogosphere vs. Mainstream Media

Blaise Nutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Blaise Nutter

In the first panel of the day at the Seachange Ideas Forum, distinguished journalists from both sides analyzed the relationship between the traditional media and the blogosphere.

Barry Diller And John Malone Make Up

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Media moguls Barry Diller and John Malone have settled their differences over the breakup of Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, paving the...

News Corp Earnings Triple As Newsday Sale Looms

AP | SETH SUTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch said Wednesday he expects to clinch a deal to buy the Long Island-based newspaper Newsday within a week...

IAC Case To Be Decided In March

Reuters | Michele Gershberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A court ruling on whether IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI.O) chief Barry Diller breached his proxy agreement with controlling shareholder Liberty Media Corp...

Diller's "Delicate Psyche" Has Its Day In Court

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Barry Diller personally took it on the chin again from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei in court yesterday - but it was Liberty's case that took the hard...

Media Mogul Smackdown: Diller, Malone Head To Court

Reuters | Michele Gershberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As a legal battle between Barry Diller and John Malone heads to court on Monday, the biggest surprise may just be that two of the media industry's lar...

NBC Saves "Friday Night Lights" With Help From DirecTV

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This is great news to that small but passionate audience for the best TV series you're not watching. I'm told that Jeff Zucker, Marc Graboff and Ben S...

NBC, CBS, Disney, Time Warner Line Up To Bid For Weather Channel

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A half-dozen media companies have signaled that they plan to bid for the Weather Channel, which is up for auction, people involved in the talks said W...

Twilight Of The Media Moguls

BusinessWeek | Johnnie L. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the enemy of my enemy is my friend, as the old chestnut says, then it makes perfect sense that Barry Diller would host a swanky soiree last summer ...

Diller, Malone Tussle Over IAC

NYT Via Yahoo | GERALDINE FABRIKANT, BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Like Hollywood stars stuck in a rut, Barry Diller and John C. Malone are always cast in the same contrasting roles. Mr. Diller, 65, lives a razzle-daz...