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Media Decoder Blog: Time Warner Picks New Head for Time Inc. Magazine Unit

The New York Times – 2011-11-30

The selection of Laura Lang, the head of the digital ad agency Digitas, would add online expertise to the country’s largest magazine publisher.

Harry Potter effect lifts Time Warner forecast

Guardian – 2011-11-02

Film and TV division more than doubles its profits in third quarterTime Warner has raised its full-year earnings guidance after reporting that profits at its film division more than doubled in the...

Is Desmond really selling the American OK! to Time Warner?

Guardian – 2011-06-07

There have been reports before about Richard Desmond selling off some or all of his print businesses. Though there there is no doubt that some banks thought it a good wheeze to fly a kite, the notion...

Desmond in talks to sell US OK! to Time Warner

Media Week – 2011-06-06

Richard Desmond is in talks with US media giant Time Warner about the possible sale of the US edition of celebrity OK! magazine, sources have confirmed.

Time Warner Inc. Sees Overall Revenues Rise Six Percent from Q1 2010 to Q1 2011

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-04

Time Warner Inc. has released their 2011 first quarter results, with the period ending on March 31, 2011.

Time Warner Loses Exec To Facebook; Jack Dorsey Returns To Twitter

Media Bistro – 2011-03-30

Mark Zuckerberg snags a top staffer from Time Warner, Jack Dorsey rejoins Twitter's day-to-day operations, and a news magazine is on a hiring spree. Revolving Door Newsletter: 03.29.11 Revolving Door...

Bertelsmann eyes Warner Music and EMI publishing arms

Guardian – 2011-03-29

German media group has access to a €1bn-plus war chest after slashing its debtGerman media giant Bertelsmann is looking to snap up Warner Music and EMI's publishing divisions to build BMG Music...

Time Warner mulls sale of part of IPC Media: report

Reuters – 2011-02-07

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc is considering selling part of its IPC Media magazine unit, British newspaper The Telegraph reported on its website on Sunday.

Time Warner earnings rise 22 pct, helped by HBO

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-02-03

(02-02) 12:55 PST NEW YORK, (AP) -- Time Warner Inc., the owner of Warner Bros., HBO, CNN and Time magazine, on Wednesday reported a 22 percent increase in its fourth-quarter profit and raised its...

Time Warner profits lifted by Harry Potter and advertising recovery

Guardian – 2011-02-02

Warner Studios and HBO parent reports 26% increase in fourth-quarter profit to $769m, boosted by hit films such as Harry Potter and InceptionHarry Potter and an improvement in TV advertising helped...

Time Warner earnings rise 22%, helped by HBO

L.A. Times – 2011-02-02

Time Warner Inc., the owner of Warner Bros., HBO, CNN and DC Comics, on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profit jumped 22 percent, helped by strong subscription and advertising increases in its TV...

AP sources: Warner partial sale advances EMI bid

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-01-22

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Warner Music Group's search for a buyer of its publishing arm, Warner/Chappell, is partly intended to clear a path for it to buy all of British recording giant EMI Group, a person...

Shed Media confirms talks with Time Warner

Reuters – 2010-06-21

BANGALORE (Reuters) - British television production company Shed Media on Monday confirmed it was in offer talks with Warner Bros Entertainment Inc, a unit of Hollywood media group Time Warner .

Parted From Time Warner, AOL Posts a Small Profit

New York Times – 2010-02-04

The chief executive, Tim Armstrong, said AOL had become a “leaner and more nimble organization,” having cut costs sharply.

Time Warner profit tops estimates, dividend raised

Reuters – 2010-02-03

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results courtesy of hit movies such as "Sherlock Holmes" and "The Hangover," and it became the second major media...

Time Warner Reverses Loss and Raises Dividend

New York Times – 2010-02-03

The company said that Improving results at its movie studio and cable networks lifted fourth-quarter revenue, and smaller one-time expenses helped it reverse last year’s losses.

Time Warner and Fox Extend Talks Overnight

New York Times – 2010-01-01

Hours before a contract over retransmission rights for Fox stations was set to expire, the F.C.C. asked the companies to keep talking.

Time Warner to invest $241.5 million in broadcaster CME

Reuters – 2009-03-23

PRAGUE (Reuters) - U.S. media group Time Warner is paying $241.5 million for a 31 percent stake in Central European Media Enterprises (CME) , giving CME cash to navigate an economic slowdown in its...

Time Warner to complete cable spin-off next month

Reuters – 2009-02-26

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The long-expected spin-off of Time Warner Cable Inc will be completed next month, taking parent Time Warner Inc another step closer to becoming a pure media content company.

Time Warner to split content, distribution businesses

Hindustan Times – 2009-02-20

Your Views! Time Warner plans to split the company's media content and distribution businesses through a "spin-off" of Time Warner Cable by the end of March.

Time Warner reports loss and plans job cuts

International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-05

The media and entertainment giant was hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets and said it would shrink its work force 3 percent this year.

Citing Write-Down, Time Warner Posts Loss and Forecasts Flat Year

New York Times – 2009-02-05

The media company reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets.

Earnings roundup: Warner Music Group, Knoll

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-05

Shares of Warner Music Group Corp. spiked 24 percent Thursday as the music recording and publishing company posted stronger-than-expected results for its first fiscal quarter, with market share...

Time Warner swings to 4Q loss on hefty writedown

International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-04

Media and entertainment giant Time Warner Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a previously expected $24.2 billion writedown for its cable, publishing and AOL assets.

Time Warner posts loss; cable spinoff plans 1,250 layoffs

USA Today – 2009-02-04

Time Warner on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets, and Time Warner Cable said it is laying off 1,250 people over...

Warner Brothers to Cut 800 Jobs

New York Times – 2009-01-21

Most of the job cuts will come out of the studio’s headquarters in Burbank, Calif., in a mix of layoffs, the elimination of open positions and outsourcing.

Time Warner still paying for AOL deal

International Herald Tribune – 2009-01-08

Latest blow is $25 billion write-down to reflect the declining value of America Online. With Time Inc. also losing money, Time Warner may lose its position as biggest U.S. media company.

A Time Warner Deal That Keeps Going Downhill

New York Times – 2009-01-08

The owner of CNN and Time magazine said that it expected to record a fourth-quarter $25 billion write-down that would lead to an operating loss for the period.

Time Warner expects $25B charge, 4Q operating loss

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-01-07

Media company Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday that it expects to record a fourth-quarter $25 billion impairment charge for its cable, publishing and AOL units that will lead to an operating loss for...

Time Warner subscribers could lose ABC, NBC content if agreement not reached before year's end

Beaumont Enterprise – 2008-12-29

If an agreement is not reached between Time Warner and KBMT TV Channel 12 before the current carriage agreement expires after Dec. 31, 2008 cable subscribers could lose ABC and NBC content until a...

Time Warner raises stake in Eidos

Reuters – 2008-12-15

Entertainment software developer Eidos Plc said on Monday Time Warner Entertainment, a unit of media firm Time Warner Inc , bought 10 million shares in Eidos, increasing its stake to 19.92 percent in...

Time Warner’s Chief Executive Will Also Be Chairman

New York Times – 2008-12-12

Time Warner named Jeffrey L. Bewkes, its chief executive, to the additional role of chairman, in line with a succession plan outlined by the current chairman earlier this year.

Time Warner Focuses On Content

Forbes – 2008-11-05

The media company reaffirmed plans to separate from its cable division and become more content based.

Time Warner Tops Forecasts but Lowers Outlook

New York Times – 2008-11-05

Time Warner, the media conglomerate, posted a higher-than-expected third-quarter profit, helped by strong advertising sales and a summer blockbuster movie.

EMI, Warner and Beggars Group team offer unlimited music downloads for £99.99

Guardian – 2008-10-30

Record labels EMI, Warner Music and Beggars Group have teamed up to launch a new music service that offers fans unlimited downloads for £99.99. By Mark Sweney

Time Warner focusing on content, not delivery

Richmond Times-Dispatch – 2008-10-06

Q:My Time Warner Inc. shares haven't fared well. Are things getting even worse? -- R.D., via the Internet A: The bright side is that about three-fourths of the international media and entertainment...

Fox is allowed to press Warner over rights to 'Watchmen'

International Herald Tribune – 2008-08-19

The dark heroes of Warner Brothers' "Watchmen," set for release next March, have a new problem on their hands: A U.S. judge here has ruled that they may belong to 20th Century Fox.

AOL Weighs on Time Warner; Earnings Fall 26%

New York Times – 2008-08-07

Declining subscriber fees at the AOL online unit and lower ad revenue at the Time publishing business pushed down second-quarter earnings.

A Thought For Time Warner Regarding AOL: Keep The Access Business And Sell Everything Else

Business Week – 2008-08-06

There is now a case to be made for Time Warner to hold onto AOL’s dial-up subscriber business and sell the troubled online unit’s advertising and content businesses. As they say on lousy sitcoms:...

Time Warner makes progress on AOL separation - Report

CNN Money – 2008-08-04

Time Warner is expected to announce Wednesday that it has completed the accounting steps required to eventually separate AOL's dial-up Internet-access business from its advertising and content...

Blockbuster names Warner Bros. veteran to head up digital content

InternetRetailer.com – 2008-07-21

Jeffrey Calman, a former head of video on demand operations at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., will lead efforts to acquire digital content at Blockbuster Inc. in a new position as vice president...

Warner Bros. intros 'Inside the Script' eBook series, gives film buffs a deeper look

Engadget – 2012-05-02

From time to time, we see movie studio Warner Bros. bring forth ways to give its oldies-but-goodies a longer life span. On this occasion, Warner's launching a novel eBook series titled "Inside the...

Time Warner Profit Falls 11%

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-05-02

Time Warner's first-quarter earnings fell 11%, as higher revenue from television networks was offset by weakness in magazine publishing and a charge related to the closure of a TV network in India.

Time Warner's Net Drops 33%

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-08-01

Time Warner's second-quarter earnings tumbled 33% as the media company's film and TV entertainment and publishing segments saw a sharp drop in profitability.

Warner Bros. passes on Stephen King's "The Dark Tower"

Yahoo! News – 2012-08-21

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - A multi-platform adaptation of Stephen King's seven-book series, "The Dark Tower," has hit another roadblock. Warner Bros. has passed on the project, making it the second...

Time Warner profits buoyed by cable TV success

Guardian – 2012-11-07

Subscription revenues boost at HBO and CNN helps to offset advertising dip during London Olympic GamesTime Warner has reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it lost less cable...

Time Warner 4Q earnings up, raises dividend 11 pct

Boston.com – 2013-02-06

NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday that net income grew 51 percent in the last three months of 2012 even as revenue was largely unchanged. Rising fees from cable and satellite...

Time Warner 4Q earnings up

Crains New York – 2013-02-06

Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday that net income grew 51% in the last three months of 2012 even as revenue was largely unchanged. Rising fees from cable and satellite companies and higher ad revenue...

Time Warner Put the "For Sale" Sign on Time Inc. Last Fall

AllThingsD – 2013-02-14

Jeff Bewkes and company used to insist they wanted to hang on to their magazine business. They stopped saying that in September.

Time Warner in talks to sell part of Time Inc.

Crains New York – 2013-02-14

Time Warner is in talks to sell a large portion of its Time Inc. magazine division, including People, InStyle and Real Simple, according to a report Wednesday afternoon by Fortune.Headed for...

Time Warner Considering Spinning Off Part Of Its Publishing Arm: Report

Fast Company – 2013-02-14

According to Fortune, the media giant is meeting with a reps from Meredith--but nothing's been confirmed. Could Time Warner be following in the steps of News Corp. and considering spinning off its...

Time Warner Dumps Time Inc., and Wall Street Loves It

AllThingsD – 2013-02-15

Even if the Meredith deal doesn't go through - and it should - Jeff Bewkes is out of the magazine business. Investors are partying like it's 2007.

Reports: Meredith in talks to buy most Time Warner magazines

Poynter. – 2013-02-14

Fortune | The New York Times “A serious buyer is in talks with” Time Warner about buying most of its magazine properties, James Bandler, Doris Burke and Jennifer Reingold report in...

Sunset magazine facing uncertain future amid Time Warner breakup speculation

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-03-02

MENLO PARK -- Sunset, the 114-year-old magazine that survived the San Francisco earthquake, introduced California to the backyard wooden deck and continues to be a must-read for foodies, garden...

Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazines

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-03-07

Time Warner said Wednesday that it will spin off the magazine unit behind Time, Sports Illustrated and People into a separate, publicly traded company by the end of the year, ending a media marriage...

IPC says 'business as usual' as Time Warner plans to spin off publishing arm

Media Week – 2013-03-07

IPC Media is focusing on not being distract by events outside of its control, as parent company Time Warner unveiled plans to spin off its magazine division Time Inc last night.

Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazine biz this year

Crains New York – 2013-03-07

Time Warner Inc. will spin off its magazine business later this year, turning the nine-decade-old publisher of Time, People and Sports Illustrated into a separate publicly held company.The board...

Time Warner profit rises on cable network strength

Reuters – 2013-05-01

(Reuters) - Time Warner Inc posted a higher first-quarter profit on Wednesday, as growth in its cable networks offset declines in the film, TV entertainment and publishing units.

Time Warner's Profit Rises

The Wall Street Journal – 2013-05-01

Time Warner's quarterly earnings rose 23% as stronger network revenue helped offset declines for publishing and film-and-television entertainment.

Time Warner 1Q earnings climb

Crains New York – 2013-05-02

Earnings at Time Warner Inc. grew 24% in the first three months of the year despite a slight drop in revenue, as the company benefited from strength in its television networks.Time Warner Inc. said...

Time Warner names former exec as CEO of spinoff

Boston.com – 2013-07-22

NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner has named one of its former executives as the new CEO of its magazine spinoff.    

Time Warner Names Joe Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

AllThingsD – 2013-07-22

Ripp is a Time Inc. veteran, working at the magazine company from 1985 until 1999, serving as CFO from 1993. In 1999 he became CFO of Time Warner Inc. until its merger with America Online.

Time Warner names Joseph Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Crains New York – 2013-07-22

Time Warner Inc. has named Joseph Ripp the next CEO of Time Inc., resolving one big question as the publishing unit prepares to strike out on its own but surprising observers who had bet on another...

After strong second quarter, Time Warner's ups year forecast, sets Time spinoff

Reuters – 2013-08-08

(Reuters) - Hit movies and strong cable TV advertising boosted Time Warner Inc's second-quarter profit, and the media company raised its profit forecast for the year and said the spinoff of its Time...

UPDATE 2-After strong 2nd qtr, Time Warner's ups year forecast, sets Time spinoff

Reuters – 2013-08-08

Aug 7 (Reuters) - Hit movies and strong cable TV advertising boosted Time Warner Inc's second-quarter profit, and the media company raised its profit forecast for the year and said the spinoff of its...

All of Time Warner's Customers Are Pirating 'Under the Dome'

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-09

Today in show business news: CBS-less people are stealing Under the Dome in droves, Milla Jovovich books a serious role, and France is about to make the best TV show...

Warner to chair judges for Man Booker International 2015

The Bookseller – 2013-08-13

Writer Marina Warner is to chair the 2015 Man Booker International prize. The £60,000 prize...

J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' Spinoff Film Planned By Warner Bros.

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-12

LONDON — J.K. Rowling's world of wizardry is coming back to the big screen – but without Harry Potter. Film studio Warner Bros. announced Thursday that Rowling will write the screenplay...

J.K. Rowling penning magic movie for Warner Bros.

Crains New York – 2013-09-12

J.K. Rowling's world of wizardry is coming back to the big screen—but without Harry Potter.Studio Warner Bros. announced Thursday that Ms. Rowling will write the screenplay for a movie based on...

Time Inc.'s Joe Ripp: After Time Warner Split, Our Cash Will Stay Ours

Advertising Age – 2013-09-25

Joe Ripp started his new job as CEO of Time Inc. only three weeks ago, but he's already caught the attention of staffers by saying the executive suite had for too long been a place "where ideas go to...

Warner Brothers signs up Nesbo's 'Johansen'

The Bookseller – 2013-10-23

Warner Brothers has signed a deal for Blood on Snow, the first book by Jo Nesbo writing under the...

BRIEF-Time Warner CEO says Time spinoff likely in second quarter of 2014

Reuters – 2013-11-06

* Time warner inc ceo says spinoff of time inc publishing unit to likely occur in second quarter of 2014 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Time Warner's magazine unit files for spin-off

Reuters – 2013-11-23

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc moved another step closer to spinning off its magazine assets as Time Inc, the publisher of People, Fortune and the eponymous newsweekly Time, filed with...

Time Inc. Files For Spin-Off From Time Warner

The Huffington Post – 2013-11-23

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc moved another step closer to spinning off its magazine assets as Time Inc, the publisher of People, Fortune and the eponymous newsweekly Time, filed with...

Alan Warner novel to Faber

The Bookseller – 2013-12-12

Faber has signed the latest novel from Man Booker Prize-longlisted author Alan Warner, previously...

Charter makes a $61 billion bid for Time Warner Cable, could be the first of many

Engadget – 2014-01-15

After months of trying to negotiate a deal behind the scenes, Charter Communications is publishing details of its offer to buy Time Warner Cable (which split from Time Warner years ago). Despite a...

Will the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Hurt Publishers?

Digiday – 2014-02-14

Critics of the merger worry Comcast will have unmatched bargaining power in dealing with media companies, essentially turning Comcast into a gatekeeper able to toll digital media companies for faster...

Comcast joins Time Warner Cable in Consumer Reports' doghouse

Los Angeles Times – 2014-03-26

The merger partners are two of America's least favorite cable companies, according to the magazine's new survey.Merger partners Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. are two of America's least...

DC, Warner Bros. Unveil Batman’s 75th Anniversary Plans

Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-28

DC Entertainment has announced plans for a year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of Batman, the iconic Golden Age comic book character that debuted in 1939 and helped launch the superhero...

Author Sues Warner Bros. For Profits From 'Gravity' In New Lawsuit

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-01

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Author Tess Gerritsen has sued Warner Bros. claiming the studio owes her millions in profits from the Oscar-winning hit film "Gravity." But the studio is pointing to her own...

Media analyst makes case for 21st Century Fox-Time Warner deal

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-06

Could archenemies Fox News and CNN one day be brothers?

Amazon stops taking DVD pre-orders in price dispute with Warner

Engadget – 2014-06-11

Amazon's quest for better deals and cheaper prices has seen it squeeze publishers, but it isn't limiting itself to just books. The New York Times reports that the retailer is refusing to list DVD...

Former Time Warner Cable CEO and industry leader Glenn Britt dies

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-12

Glenn Britt, a former chairman and chief executive of Time Warner Cable and a leader in the pay-television industry for many years, died of cancer Wednesday at his New York City home at the age of 65.

First It Was Books. Now Amazon Has Frozen Warner Bros. DVD Pre-Orders

Wired – 2014-06-12

Amazon's war on content providers has apparently opened up another front. While the online behemoth is still embroiled in a dispute with Hachette that has led to the removal of the ability to...

Amazon pulls Warner Bros movies from sales as trade dispute expands

The Guardian – 2014-06-11

Already in fracas with publisher Hachette, retailer pulls pre-orders such as The Lego Movie to pressure the studio over pricingFirst they came for Harry Potter's author, and now they have come for...

Fox tried to buy Time Warner -- and HBO -- for $80 billion

Engadget – 2014-07-16

Could Fox News and CNN have the same owner? No, but close. 21 Century Fox has confirmed reports (first published by the New York Times) that it made an $80 billion bid for fellow media conglomerate...

Warner Bros buys Tartt's Goldfinch

The Bookseller – 2014-07-29

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) is to be made into a film after Warner Bros bought...

Warner Brothers Acquires Movie Rights To Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch'

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-30

Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch is set to become a feature film, as Warner Brothers has acquired the movie rights to the book. The movie will be co-produced by Rush Hour...

Gannett spins off, Murdoch and Time Warner square off

Poynter. – 2014-08-05

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Gannett will split publishing, broadcast assets: Its acquistion of broadcast companies and the 73 percent of Cars.com it didn’t own make this...

Netflix is now paying Time Warner Cable for direct access and faster streams

GigaOM – 2014-08-20

Netflix, the online streaming giant, has signed a paid peering deal with Time Warner Cable, meaning that it now has deals with the four biggest U.S. ISPs. Netflix is now paying Time Warner Cable...

Benedict Cumberbatch cast as villainous tiger in Warner Bros. 'Jungle Book'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-21

Benedict Cumberbatch will face off against Idris Elba's interpretation of the same character, Shere Khan, in Disney's version of the classic tale.

Comcast touts diversity, blows off broadband issue as 64,000 comment on Time Warner Cable merger

GigaOM – 2014-08-25

The first round of public comments about the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable will close on Monday. Comcast had little to say about internet antitrust issues, but instead talked...

If Comcast swallows Time Warner Cable, we’ll get a new cable company called GreatLand Connections

GigaOM – 2014-09-04

Comcast and Charter have released the name of its planned cable spinoff that will ensure that Comcast won't get its hands on too many pay Tv subscribers after it swallows Time Warner Cable. If...

Duffy, Warner and Smith in New Year Honours

The Bookseller – 2014-12-31

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, writer Ali Smith, and historian and novelist Marina Warner are among those named in the New Year Honours 2015.   Duffy is made a Dame for services to poetry, while...

TV's Ad Market Remains Muted in Time Warner Results

Advertising Age – 2015-02-12

The tepid ad market is continuing to give cable networks fits as they work to sell the commercial time they didn't book in the upfront, when advertisers shop for the upcoming TV season. Sales...

Here's What's Next For Comcast And Time Warner Cable

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-24

Comcast said Friday that its controversial deal to merge with Time Warner Cable was dead after regulators came out against it. But as the cable industry continues to consolidate, don’t expect the...

Baseball: Alemany's Kyle Merkel is Brad Warner Scholarship recipient

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-26

Pitcher Kyle Merkel from Alemany has been awarded the Brad Warner Scholarship to help him with his studies at San Diego State.

Snapchat Replaces Yahoo and Warner Music With BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio

AdWeek – 2015-07-27

Snapchat has added BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio to its Discover portal—which lets publishers share up to 20 stories a day on the social mobile app—and Yahoo and Warner Music Group's...

Snapchat Drops Yahoo, Warner Music From Discover

Advertising Age – 2015-07-27

Six months after Snapchat launched its publisher portal Discover, the mobile messaging app has dropped two media companies in favor of ones that would appear to appeal more to Snapchat's young...

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