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Time Warner May Sell Off People, Other Magazines

It would keep Time, Sports Illustrated

(Newser) - Time Warner is contemplating a big shakeup of the marquis magazines under its Time Inc. publishing division, reports Fortune and the New York Times . The media conglomerate is expected to sell People, InStyle, and Real Simple magazines to Meredith Corporation, which already publishes Better Homes and Gardens and Ladies Home ... More »

As AOL Looks for Answers, Time Warner Hopes for Deal

The parent of the struggling Internet giant says AOL needs a partner

(Newser) - AOL’s efforts at launching an Internet ad-sales business—dubbed Platform A—continue to stumble, the New York Times reports. Parent Time Warner Monday fired another exec and yesterday said it’s willing to combine AOL with another company to jump-start the moribund division it’s already spent $1 billion... More »

Time Warner Plans AOL Spin-Off

New CEO also considers selling Time Warner Cable

(Newser) - In an effort to revive the company's slumping stock, Time Warner's new CEO plans to break up AOL, keeping its growing online ad properties, but unloading its increasingly obsolete dial-up Internet service provider. Operating income at AOL fell 70% in the fourth quarter, as the company continued to lose Internet-access... More »

Time Warner Focus Turns to Possible Breakup

Investors want stripped-down, agile company

(Newser) - What do you do when you take over the world’s biggest media company? If you’re new Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes, you probably sharpen some knives. Bewkes may soon spin off AOL as well as the conglomerate’s cable and magazine divisions, Bloomberg reports. “There’s nothing... More »

AOL to Buy Online Ad Outfit Quigo

It's the last big acquisition in new restructuring plan

(Newser) - AOL will purchase online advertiser Quigo, its final acquisition on a major restructuring agenda. The Time Warner unit has had poor ad growth recently—13% this past quarter, down from 40% percent levels—and is seen as trying to stay competitive with Google and Yahoo. The purchase, reportedly valued at... More »

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