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The lawsuit is the latest flare-up in what’s become an increasingly acrimonious relationship over affiliate fees.

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The lawsuit is the latest flare-up in what’s become an increasingly acrimonious relationship over affiliate fees.

Cablevision’s Viacom Lawsuit: How We Got Here

Why can’t we be friends? You may have read yesterday that Cablevision is suing Viacom for forcing it to take lower-rated channels along with its most popular networks, a practice the pay-TV company claims is illegal. Cable operators and networks...

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

Remember When Ross Levinsohn Refused to Buy Facebook?

“We are certainly not paying $2 billion for Facebook.” Those words were uttered on March 30, 2006 by the person who was then president of News Corp.’s Fox Interactive unit. His name: Ross Levinsohn. Yes, the same Ross Levinsohn who...

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