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Fox plans shift into global news – dumping entertainment

Disney and 21st Century Fox have been holding talks about a possible asset deal, and the details of those talks have given us a glimpse into what Disney’s planning for its upcoming OTT offering, and may signal a new roadmap for Fox that’ll see the Murdoch family consolidate assets into a new global media empire. According to reports, Fox is considering selling off most of its entertainment assets to Disney, which would include its film studio and TV assets such as National Geographic, FX and FXX. The talks are the latest in a stream of media acquisitions and mergers over the past two years that have drastically re-shaped the US’s telecom market. Discovery announced it’ll acquire Scripps Networks for $11.9…

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