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June 15, 1987
Cooke, who owns the Los Angeles Daily News and a number of other businesses, said he has agreed to purchase First Carolina Communications' 21 cable TV systems serving 156,000 subscribers. The systems pass about 300,000 homes, primarily in Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio and Arizona. Cooke said his firm, Jack Kent Cooke Inc.
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November 21, 1989 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marc B. Nathanson, chairman of Falcon Cable TV in Los Angeles, was recently having dinner at Madeo, a fashionable Italian restaurant in West Hollywood, when he saw his old friend Jack Kent Cooke. Nathanson worked for Cooke in the early 1970s, and now Nathanson's company is part of a consortium of six firms buying Cooke's cable TV business for $1.6 billion.
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November 21, 1989 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marc B. Nathanson, chairman of Falcon Cable TV in Los Angeles, was recently having dinner at Madeo, a fashionable Italian restaurant in West Hollywood, when he saw his old friend Jack Kent Cooke. Nathanson worked for Cooke in the early 1970s, and now Nathanson's company is part of a consortium of six firms buying Cooke's cable TV business for $1.6 billion.
BUSINESS
January 10, 1989
In his discussion of U.S. universities, Pfaff has made the error of confusing the movement for a more universalist foundation for a canon of knowledge with his unease at the relativist approach of "postmodern" literary theory. While the two may be related, they are not the same. My particular concern is with his assumption that Western civilization is somehow morally superior to other cultures.
BUSINESS
January 10, 1989
In his discussion of U.S. universities, Pfaff has made the error of confusing the movement for a more universalist foundation for a canon of knowledge with his unease at the relativist approach of "postmodern" literary theory. While the two may be related, they are not the same. My particular concern is with his assumption that Western civilization is somehow morally superior to other cultures.
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July 14, 1989 | From Times wire service s
Jack Kent Cooke, owner of the Daily News in Los Angeles and the Washington Redskins, announced an agreement to sell his cable holdings, which reach 675,000 subscribers, to a consortium of six buyers. Cooke's company, Jack Kent Cooke Inc., based in Middleburg, Va., did not disclose the value of the sale, announced in Los Angeles by Cooke CableVision on Thursday. The buyers of the Woodland Hills-based cable company are Tele-Communications Inc.
BUSINESS
June 20, 1989 | JAMES BATES
Robert Steven Morris has resigned as publisher of the Daily News after nearly two years in the job. Morris, 37, declined to comment on his resignation. Lynne Jewell, public relations manager for the newspaper, also declined to answer questions on why Morris resigned, except to say that he plans "to pursue other business interests." Morris' resignation comes amid a period of labor strife at the Woodland Hills-based newspaper. In April, reporters, photographers and copy editors voted overwhelmingly to elect the Los Angeles Newspaper Guild as their union representatives after a three-year organizing drive.
BUSINESS
March 10, 1987
Byron C. Campbell resigned Monday as publisher of the Daily News in Van Nuys, effective immediately, citing "a difference in management style" with the newspaper's owner, Jack Kent Cooke. Campbell, 53, would not elaborate on his differences with Cooke, but did confirm that one area of disagreement was the dismantling earlier this year of the newspaper's 12-member human resources department, which handled personnel policies, training and employee benefits.
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May 10, 1994 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The owner of the Daily News of Los Angeles said Monday that it has hired an investment bank to find a buyer for the newspaper. The Daily News is owned by multimillionaire Jack Kent Cooke, who paid $176 million in December, 1985, to buy the Woodland Hills-based newspaper from Tribune Co. in Chicago. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulation, the Daily News had a daily circulation of 211,252 for the six months ended March 31.
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July 12, 1990 | LINDA DARNELL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California State Bar President Alan I. Rothenberg has left his firm of 24 years to become a litigation partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins, the nation's eighth-largest law firm. Rothenberg was senior litigation partner at Los Angeles-based Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Phillips, a 115-lawyer firm where he earned a reputation as a tough litigator in business and sports law. Latham & Watkins operates in seven cities with about 550 lawyers and will soon open a London office.
BUSINESS
June 15, 1987
Cooke, who owns the Los Angeles Daily News and a number of other businesses, said he has agreed to purchase First Carolina Communications' 21 cable TV systems serving 156,000 subscribers. The systems pass about 300,000 homes, primarily in Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio and Arizona. Cooke said his firm, Jack Kent Cooke Inc.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1989 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marc B. Nathanson, chairman of Falcon Cable TV in Los Angeles, was having dinner recently at Madeo, a fashionable Italian restaurant in West Hollywood, when he saw his old friend Jack Kent Cooke. Nathanson worked for Cooke in the early 1970s, and now Nathanson's company is part of a consortium of six companies buying Cooke's cable-TV business for $1.6 billion.
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