Will Trump Let Rupert Murdoch Sell Fox To Disney?

A month after it sued to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, President Trump's Justice Department may have to start scrutinizing another big media deal: Disney is widely expected to acquire the majority of 21st Century Fox.

  • Trump's Merger Cops Sow More Deal Uncertainty With AT&T Appeal
    Fairly or not, that viewed reared its head again last month when the Justice Department approved Walt Disney Co.’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox Inc.’s entertainment assets -- a victory for Fox Chai...
    07/13/2018 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • POLITICO Playbook Power Briefing: The big news out of Trump’s Brussels trip
    MEDIAWATCH -- “As Comcast Weighs Higher Fox Bid, Sky Offer Now in Jeopardy Too,” by Bloomberg’s Joe Mayes: “Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century ... digital rivals like Netflix Inc. Murdoch has a deal to sel...
    07/11/2018 - 6:09 am | View Link
  • For Deals Like Disney-Fox, It Helps to Be a Trump Friend
    “I know the president spoke with Rupert ... Fox quickly agreed to Disney’s new terms, even as Comcast was rumored to be searching for financing to make an even higher offer. There is no question that ...
    06/28/2018 - 3:12 am | View Link
  • It's Not Trump
    Rush Hudson Limbaugh gets "credit" here. His diatribes predate Fox Noise by a long shot. Though Murdoch certainly should sell off the entirety of his Fox Entertainment business. Then Comcast or Disney ...
    06/17/2018 - 6:52 pm | View Link
  • “A safe space for Trump”: Inside the feedback loop between the President and Fox News
    In early December, when the news broke that Rupert Murdoch was preparing to sell his movie studio and television assets to Disney, Donald Trump placed an urgent call to the 86-year-old mogul. While Fo...
    01/12/2018 - 12:45 pm | View Link
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    8:36 AM ET Wed, 11 July 2018. Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox said it had secured a deal to buy Britain’s Sky on Wednesday, ratcheting up the stakes of an ongoing bidding war to acquire the European television group.
    07/17/2018 - 8:45 am | View Website
  • Rupert Murdoch
    Keith Rupert Murdoch, AC KCSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American media mogul.. Murdoch's father, Sir Keith Murdoch, was a reporter and editor who became a senior executive of The Herald and Weekly Times publishing company, covering all Australian states except New South Wales.
    07/17/2018 - 7:55 am | View Website
  • Donald Trump defends Roger Ailes amid Fox News sexual ...
    Donald Trump has described Roger Ailes' ousting from Fox News amid a sexual harassment scandal as 'so sad' because he is 'a very good person' - and slammed the accusers as ungrateful.
    07/10/2018 - 8:32 am | View Website
  • Britain clears way for Murdoch to battle Comcast for Sky
    Rupert Murdoch faces a 22 billion pound ($29.3 billion) fight with U.S. cable company Comcast for European pay-TV company Sky after Britain cleared his bid providing he sells off its TV news business.
    06/5/2018 - 6:07 am | View Website
  • After 23 years in his father's company, James Murdoch is ...
    Rupert Murdoch’s youngest son has worked within the family empire for the past 23 years but he plans to strike out on his own once Fox sells its entertainment assets to the Walt Disney Co.
    05/30/2018 - 7:50 pm | View Website
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