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MURDOCH TAKES ON THE WORLD: NEWS CORP. CHAIR PROFILED

News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch is featured in an extensive profile in today''s N.Y. TIMES under the header "Murdoch Bets Heavily on a Global Vision." Murdoch''s goal is to "own every major form of pr

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07/29/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: RANGERS AND RAVENS NAME ANNOUNCERS

Glenn Resch is expected to be named the Devils'' new color analyst on SportsChannel, replacing Doug Sulliman. SportsChannel is also preparing to announce a multi-year deal to continuing televising the

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, NBA, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, Media, YankeeNets

07/29/96
MEDIA NOTES

Prime will carry the College Hockey Game of the Week, featuring the CCHA. The season begins November 1 (Prime). ....CBS reportedly spoke to Englishmen Peter Oosterhuis at the British Open about joinin

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/26/96
MEDIA NOTES

USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand notes the "latest Fox expansion" is a one-third purchase of The Golf Channel (USA TODAY, 7/26)....Yankee announcer Phil Rizzuto unveiled his own site on the World Wide We

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Miami Heat, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

07/26/96
DISNEY RESULTS WITH ITS CAP CITIES/ABC AIDED BY ESPN SALES

In announcing its first full quarter results since acquiring Capital Cities/ABC, Walt Disney Co. said pro forma net income rose 25% to $406M, "buoyed by record theme-park attendance, increased adverti

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

07/26/96
THE FOLLOWING ATTRACTION HAS BEEN APPROVED BY FOX/NFL

The NFL and Fox plan a 16-week "advertiser-linked" promo this fall for the ''96-97 season. Partners include General Mills, Foot Locker and United Artists Theaters. Super Bowl tickets will be given awa

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Wheaties

07/25/96
HILL CLIMBER: FOX SPORTS PRESIDENT NAMED TOP DOG AT FOX TV

David Hill was named President & COO of Fox Television. He succeeds David Evans, who recently was named Exec VP at News Corp. Hill will oversee all Fox TV units, including Fox TV stations and the Fox

Tags: MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media

07/25/96
MEDIA NOTES

Prodigy Services'' new internet based online service, Prodigy Internet, will be available in 90 days, according to CEO Edward Bennett (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/25)....Eagles RB Ricky Watters will host

Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Media

07/24/96
WEB SITE OF THE WEEK: THE EXCITEMENT, WITHOUT THE CROWDS

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Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media

07/24/96
MEDIA NOTES

Motorola subsidiary, Embarc, announced expanded coverage of its "ESPNET To Go" wireless sports service for pages to include coverage of all medal events at the Olympic Games (Motorola)....Former ABC S

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Motorola, Media, Walt Disney

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