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Exclusive: Sirius XM in talks to invest in Pandora – sources

Exclusive: Sirius XM in talks to invest in Pandora – sources

Published 08/06/2017

Sirius XM Holdings Inc, the U.S. satellite radio company controlled by John Malone's Liberty Media Corp, is seeking to invest in internet music provider Pandora Media Inc, people familiar with the matter said.

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Chinese social media star dreams of movie roles as she struts at Cannes

Chinese social media star dreams of movie roles as she struts at Cannes

Published 24/05/2017

With every step down the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, Chinese social media star Lili Xu reckons she is getting ever closer to her dream of a career in the movies.

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TPG boosts offer for Australia`s Fairfax Media, shares leap to six-year high

TPG boosts offer for Australia`s Fairfax Media, shares leap to six-year high

Published 15/05/2017

Mastheads of The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian Financial Review, all Fairfax Media publications, are pictured in this photo-illustration in Sydney June 18, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

U.S. buyout firm TPG Capital Management on Monday raised its cash bid for Fairfax Media Ltd (FXJ.AX), offering A$2.76 billion ($2.04 billion) for the struggling Australian publisher and sending its shares to a six-year high.

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Snoopy moves in with the Teletubbies at DHX Media

Snoopy moves in with the Teletubbies at DHX Media

Published 10/05/2017

DHX Media Ltd is buying the entertainment unit of Iconix Brand Group Inc for $345 million, adding the Peanuts comic strip and cartoon character Strawberry Shortcake to its roster of brands that includes "Bob the Builder" and "Teletubbies".

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Conservative news site sole media outlet on Tillerson Asia trip

Conservative news site sole media outlet on Tillerson Asia trip

Published 15/03/2017

FILE PHOTO - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks on issues related to visas and travel after U.S. President Donald Trump signed a new travel ban order in Washington, U.S. on March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is traveling to Asia this week accompanied by only one reporter, a White House correspondent from the Independent Journal Review (IJR), a digital news outlet founded in 2012 by former Republican political operatives.

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Exclusive: Ex-Global Crossing CEO bets on over the top streaming video

Exclusive: Ex-Global Crossing CEO bets on over the top streaming video

Published 09/03/2017

The founder of former telecommunications company Global Crossing Inc, Gary Winnick, has acquired a majority stake in live streaming concert service Qello - the first step in creating a new company and technology platform to capitalize on the surge in online TV consumption, Winnick told Reuters.

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Exclusive: Former Global Crossing CEO bets on over the top streaming video

Exclusive: Former Global Crossing CEO bets on over the top streaming video

Published 09/03/2017

The founder of former telecommunications company Global Crossing Inc, Gary Winnick, has acquired a majority stake in live streaming concert service Qello - the first step in creating a new company and technology platform to capitalize on the surge in online TV consumption, Winnick told Reuters.

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Trump supports free press but will call out false reports: Pence

Trump supports free press but will call out false reports: Pence

Published 20/02/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Donald Trump believes in a free and independent press but he will not hesitate to point out flawed reporting, the U.S Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday.

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White House accuses media of playing down inauguration crowds

White House accuses media of playing down inauguration crowds

Published 22/01/2017

A combination of photos taken at the National Mall shows the crowds attending the inauguration ceremonies to swear in U.S. President Donald Trump at 12:01pm (L) on January 20, 2017 and President Barack Obama on January 20, 2009, in Washington, DC, U.S. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (L), Stelios Varias

The White House on Saturday accused the media of framing photographs to understate the crowd that attended Donald Trump's inauguration, a new jab in a long-running fight between the new president and the news organizations who cover him.

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Trump`s team considers moving White House press room

Trump`s team considers moving White House press room

Published 16/01/2017

Reince Priebus (R), chief of staff to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, walks with a staff member as he arrives to attend meetings with Trump at the Mar-a-lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President-elect Donald Trump's team could move the White House press briefing room from the West Wing to another location that accommodates more media from around the country and the world, senior officials in the incoming administration said on Sunday.

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