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Rupert Murdoch knocked down at least one acquisition rumor — one he helped give life to at the News Corp annual meeting — and left one sta…

Chase Carey
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Rupert Murdoch knocked down at least one acquisition rumor — one he helped give life to at the News Corp annual meeting — and left one standing during the company’s fiscal Q1 earnings call. Speaking from Sydney, the chairman and CEO of News Corp (NYSE: NWS). said: “We’re not interested in NBC as such … We’re not in talks with anybody at the moment.” A few minutes later, COO Chase Carey gave a much murkier answer when asked whether News Corp. was still in the running for the Travel Channel, saying first, “We’re not going to comment on any specific properties we haven

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