Viewers in control as video proliferates

Nielsen survey highlights challenge facing media companies

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Starz to debut Middle East video service

Subscription offering to be available in 17 countries

John Malone, CEO of Discovery Holding Company. Photographed during an interview with the FT this morning.

Charter to buy Bright House for $10.4bn

Deal is latest in consolidation round sweeping the cable market

Comcast backs CFO in $4bn growth venture

Michael Angelakis will retain role integrating TWC acquisition

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Bertelsmann hit by shake-up and tax bill

German media group pushes for US growth

Charter to buy Bright House for $10.4bn

US cable companies consolidate amid pressure from streaming services

Lily James in Disney’s 2015 adaptation of 'Cinderella'
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Business pioneers in media and sport

Adapting to new technology and anticipating audiences have been the keys to success

Jay Z taps top acts to sell music service

Big recording stars given cash and stock in Tidal

Two US agents charged over Silk Road

Pair allegedly stole thousands of dollars in digital currencies

BMG signs distribution deal with Alibaba

Music tie-up reflects optimism about China

Trevor Noah to host ‘The Daily Show’

South African comedian represents a gamble for Viacom

Governance questioned at Vivendi

Hedge fund says media group chairman has too much control

Online arms race heats up over adverts

Internet media groups fight back against use of adblockers

Vivendi clash shows it’s time for risk

Problems of UMG will not be solved by a change of structure

Vivendi responds to activist investor

Hedge fund accuses Vincent Bolloré’s media group of intimidation

Trinity Mirror in talks with Local World

Takeover would attract attention of competition watchdog

Muslims gain first national radio station

DAB listeners to enjoy more options

Sky Deutschland chief takes his leave

Brian Sullivan expected to join Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox

Cameron, Miliband battle in first TV ‘debate’

Labour challenger impresses but public back Tory PM 54%-46%

Bolloré increases Vivendi stake to 10.2%

Billionaire tightens grip after hedge fund attacks his strategy

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