June 7, 1994 |
The Irvine headquarters of Times Mirror Cable Television will be relocated to Atlanta as a result of the company's planned partnership with Cox Enterprises Inc., a move that is expected to lead to the loss of an unspecified number of the 200 total jobs here. "I would suspect that (Times Mirror Cable's) Irvine (headquarters) would be shrunken somewhat in size by virtue of duplication," James O. Robbins, president of Cox Cable Communications Inc.
August 8, 2004 |
Payrolls in July Show Lackluster Growth The nation's payrolls grew by an anemic 32,000 new jobs in July, suggesting that the economy is stuck in the summer doldrums three months before voters elect a president. Analysts were expecting the economy to add 215,000 to 247,000 jobs in July. The latest snapshot on employment growth, in a report by the Labor Department, showed the smallest gain in hiring since December. The unemployment rate, however, fell to 5.5% last month, from 5.6% in June.
November 5, 1988 |
Atlanta Journal and Constitution Editor Bill Kovach, a former New York Times Washington bureau chief whose attempts to improve the influential Southern newspapers gained national attention, abruptly resigned Friday, citing "irreconcilable differences" with the management of the Cox media chain. Kovach said in a prepared statement that he had tried to build "shared values and mutual trust" with management, but "it became clear no such relationship existed."
November 14, 1992 |
Cox Enterprises Inc. said Friday that it has been encouraged by a series of "unsolicited inquiries" to consider selling its two Fox-affiliated television stations in Oakland and Detroit. But the privately held, family-owned company said it is in no hurry to unload the stations and would withdraw them from the market should offers not meet expectations. "We're proud of both stations and have no overwhelming desire to sell them," Chief Executive James C.
October 13, 1994 |
Times Mirror Co. announced an agreement Wednesday to settle all shareholder lawsuits that challenged the proposed sale of its cable television business to Cox Enterprises Inc. Under terms of the settlement, which faces court approval, Times Mirror will offer investors an opportunity to earn higher dividends for up to three years by exchanging new shares of common stock for a new series of preferred stock. In June, Times Mirror signed a definitive agreement to sell its cable operation in a $2.
January 1, 1989 |
Staff members of the Miami News bid "Farewell, Miami" with their final banner headline and a newsroom champagne toast Saturday morning as Miami's oldest daily--older than the city itself--shut down. "It's over," said Howard Kleinberg, the News' editor and an employee for 38 years. "I think we gave it a good effort." "This isn't just another newspaper dying. It has a rich and proud history," Publisher David Kraslow said. "Our influence far exceeded our circulation."
December 31, 1988 |
The Justice Department said Friday that closing the Miami News could trigger an antitrust suit if investigators determine that its owner did not make a serious effort to sell the newspaper. The 92-year-old News is due to close today if a buyer is not found. Meanwhile, a federal judge on Friday dismissed efforts by local groups trying to force the News to stay open, saying the government could not compel a newspaper to publish. The News is owned by Cox Enterprises Inc.
December 30, 1988 |
A federal judge agreed Thursday to hear arguments in a last-ditch suit seeking to stop the closure of the Miami News, but the 93-year-old daily's publisher proceeded with plans to stop the presses Saturday. U.S. District Judge Stanley Marcus set a hearing for this afternoon on a suit by community newspapers, readers and News distributors contending that closing the News would violate antitrust laws.
March 8, 2000 |
A dozen of the nation's largest broadcasting groups are investing in a new company that will compete against cable and telephone companies in delivering data at high speeds to home computers. IBlast Networks on Tuesday said it had struck exclusive agreements with 143 local television stations owned by Cox Enterprises, Tribune Co., Gannett Co.
May 22, 2005 |
A University of Montana dean has been directed to apologize for releasing a letter from a media foundation that said it would not give money for a new journalism building until Montana attitudes about nonresident landowners improved. University President George M. Dennison confirmed that he had instructed Journalism Dean Jerry Brown to apologize to James C. Kennedy, chairman of the Atlanta-based media company Cox Enterprises Inc. and vice president of the James M. Cox Jr. Foundation.