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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:54 pm 
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Then sell NBC.

Comcast outbids Fox in a $39 billion takeover of Sky

Comcast outflanked rival Twenty-First Century Fox in a $39 billion takeover of British broadcaster Sky on Saturday, submitting a much higher bid in a rare three-round auction that pitted two of America's largest media companies against one another.

The U.S. cable giant outbid its rival by $3.6 billion, offering £17.28 (over $22 per share, according to current exchange rates). Rupert Murdoch's Fox offered £15.67 (over $20) per Sky share, according to an official statement from the Takeover Panel.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/22/sky-com ... ction.html


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:56 pm 
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I wonder how many people we could assist in health care expenses with $39 billion..........

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:01 pm 
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And the control of the news media keeps shrinking and shrinking into fewer and fewer hands.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:59 pm 
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And Comcast's stock is down 8%.

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Howard Dean wanted to stop media giants, so they recorded him screaming and played it over and over and over and over, they made sure to turn DOWN the other audio of the clip to make his screaming seem weird.

He was a threat to Rupert and others.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:39 pm 
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Classic media decontextualization. Dean was yelling at the sound man, but you're not supposed to know that part.

You're hip enough to this stuff to know that the camera not only lies, but also that it has no other way to communicate. The whole process changes big vast ambiguous universes into little pictures of what someone wants it to show, for whatever reason. There's no other way to do it. That's why it's called "media."

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