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Disney to purchase 21st Century Fox and Sky

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Disney is to purchase all of 21st Century Fox, and it would seem as part of the deal they will take over the shares Fox holds in Sky with a view to complete ownership of SKY TV.

This is a great time to go out and grab some Sky PLC shares before Disney comes knocking to snap them off you.

Just went out and purchased 400 myself this morning.


Disney buys much of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in deal that will reshape Hollywood


Walt Disney Co. has finalized a $52.4-billion deal to buy much of Rupert Murdoch's entertainment empire, a blockbuster union that would radically transform Hollywood into a land of fewer giants.
The stock deal, which Disney announced Thursday morning, represents Disney's boldest acquisition yet. If regulators approve it, the Burbank behemoth would take over the prolific 20th Century Fox movie and television studio, Fox's 22 regional sports channels, cable entertainment brands FX and National Geographic, and Fox's portfolio of international operations, including a fast-growing pay-TV service in India.

The proposed purchase of much of Murdoch's 21 Century Fox media company accelerates the trend of media consolidation and would eliminate one of the six major Hollywood film studios. Murdoch would retain control of Fox News Channel, the Fox broadcast network and his newspapers.
Including debt that Disney will assume, the deal is valued at $66 billion. Disney also announced Thursday that its chairman and chief executive, Bob Iger, will remain with the company through 2021.
"We're honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building, and we're excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our growing direct-to-consumer offerings," Iger said in a statement.

"The deal will also substantially expand our international reach, allowing us to offer world-class storytelling and innovative distribution platforms to more consumers in key markets around the world," Iger said.

Disney buys much of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in deal that will reshape Hollywood
 

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This entire industry is basically all done. TV, movies, sports and all entertainment in general are in decline as more people tune out. More and more young people are swith in to their phone or computer for all screen time.
People are less willing to pay money for any of this stuff. It will follow the path of the print media.

I intend to sell Disney if possible as much as I can.
 

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This entire industry is basically all done. TV, movies, sports and all entertainment in general are in decline as more people tune out. More and more young people are swith in to their phone or computer for all screen time.
People are less willing to pay money for any of this stuff. It will follow the path of the print media.

I intend to sell Disney if possible as much as I can.
Naturally its too late to snap up some shares in Fox or Disney, but would it be worthwhile grabbing some Sky ones?
 

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"The deal will also substantially expand our international reach, allowing us to offer world-class storytelling and innovative distribution platforms to more consumers in key markets around the world," Iger said.
This one sentence explains why Hollywood has gone from making a fair few decent films up until about the mid 1970s to now being a factory for producing pig swill. Films today are not made by Hollywood for thinking human beings, but for "consumers in key markets."
 

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Naturally its too late to snap up some shares in Fox or Disney, but would it be worthwhile grabbing some Sky ones?
I have no opinion on that because I am in Massachusetts. I just feelit is time to short/sell Disney because the money people are willing to spend on media/entertainment etc is imo dropping and who is going to pay off all these debts.

The same could be said for any company, now that the easy money era appears to be actually not only ending but reversing, how are they going to meet their debt payments.

According to yahoo,Disney has 25 billion of debt, where is this 55 billion coming from,are they going to issue more shares?
It marks a top imho

DIS Key Statistics | Walt Disney Company (The) Stock - Yahoo Finance
 

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This one sentence explains why Hollywood has gone from making a fair few decent films up until about the mid 1970s to now being a factory for producing pig swill. Films today are not made by Hollywood for thinking human beings, but for "consumers in key markets."
A lot of muck around for sure. Thankfully Scorsese and a few others have been decent in my view.
 

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I have no opinion on that because I am in Massachusetts. I just feelit is time to short/sell Disney because the money people are willing to spend on media/entertainment etc is imo dropping and who is going to pay off all these debts.

The same could be said for any company, now that the easy money era appears to be actually not only ending but reversing, how are they going to meet their debt payments.

According to yahoo,Disney has 25 billion of debt, where is this 55 billion coming from,are they going to issue more shares?
It marks a top imho

DIS Key Statistics | Walt Disney Company (The) Stock - Yahoo Finance

Disney is the Monsanto of the "entertainment" world. It has become a Mecca for paedophiles.

Disney workers arrested in 'To Catch A Predator'-style child sex stings | Daily Mail Online
 

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A 3 day pass in Disney costs about 1500 for a family of 5 just to get in. Another 1500 for flights unless you drive, 1200 for accomadation.

You are looking at maybe 5000 to go to Disney. Their best times are behind them.
 

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A 3 day pass in Disney costs about 1500 for a family of 5 just to get in. Another 1500 for flights unless you drive, 1200 for accomadation.

You are looking at maybe 5000 to go to Disney. Their best times are behind them.
An excursion to any national park would be ten times more edifying than a jaunt to Disneyland or Disneyworld. I haven't been to Disneyland in 30 years and don't miss it one iota.
 

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An excursion to any national park would be ten times more edifying than a jaunt to Disneyland or Disneyworld. I haven't been to Disneyland in 30 years and don't miss it one iota.



Well Mickey Mouse is now Michelle Mouse and Michelle Obama is now Mickey Obama
 

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An excursion to any national park would be ten times more edifying than a jaunt to Disneyland or Disneyworld. I haven't been to Disneyland in 30 years and don't miss it one iota.
Yes, this is why ze parks of Germany are much more fun to be. We will soon complete ze National Park of Immigrants, here you will be able to pick ze Immigrant best suited to rape and murder you. Fun for everyone in your family.
 

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Yes, this is why ze parks of Germany are much more fun to be. We will soon complete ze National Park of Immigrants, here you will be able to pick ze Immigrant best suited to rape and murder you. Fun for everyone in your family.
Every time I read a German newspaper online, I have increasingly less desire to visit. Sadly.
 

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I guess you miss papers like the "Voelkischer Beobachter" or "Der Stuermer".
You mean Völkischer Beobachter or der Stürmer? I read Junge Freiheit and Zuerst since they're some of the few periodicals that haven't been co-opted by the C.I.A./B.N.D./B.K.A. I guess I'm a Nazi because I've won the argument, eh?

Volldepp...
 

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You mean Völkischer Beobachter or der Stürmer? I read Junge Freiheit and Zuerst since they're some of the few periodicals that haven't been co-opted by the C.I.A./B.N.D./B.K.A. I guess I'm a Nazi because I've won the argument, eh?

Volldepp...
Wer liest schon so einen Dreck wie die "Junge Freiheit "? Ist nichts "jung" daran, "freiheitlich" schon gar nicht. Ist alles noch der Geist von vor 1000 Jahren, Du hirnrissiger Hampelmann !
 

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Ganz schon viele, die sich von den anderen Käseblättern nicht mehr angesprochen fühlen, weil die Massenmedien von der Bundesregierung sonst eingeschüchtert und unterdrückt würden. Und es werden zum Glück immer mehr, die klar und patriotisch denken, weil sie ihr Land lieben.

Wenn Du mit der jetzigen Lage in Deutschland zufrieden bist, dann ist das Dein Bier und wenn's endlich den Bach runter geht, läufst Du allzu begeistert mit in den Abgrund. Fertig, aus, Amen.

Du kannst einem wirklich leid tun, weil Du so armselig bist.
So ein Schmarn ! Da wird niemand von derBundesregierung "eingeschuechtert oder unterdrueckt". Dein Arsch ist echt auf Grund gelaufen im rechten Verschwoerungssumpf !
Ex-Ami, wa ? Ham' wa jerne. Manche Leute wuerden so einen Besatzertypen wie Dich gerne nachts in ner dunklen Strassenecke abmurksen.Pimental laesst gruessen.Die AfD und ihre Helfershelfer hat mit Typen wie Dir nichts am Hut- die stehen auf Putin !
 

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Bist Du Analphabet, oder was? Die Massenmedien würden von der Bundesreigerung... Ein unbehelligter Mitläufer/Herdenmensch wie Du würde so was eh nicht kapieren.

Nach all dem was ich über amerikanische Sicherheitspolitik schrieb, bist Du echt der Auffassung, daß ich ehemaliger Armee-Angehöriger bin? Der Hellste bist Du nicht unbedingt. Und wenn Du Dich über ermordete Soldaten wie Pimental lustig machst, bist Du als fieses, linkes Schwein entlarvt.
Hi Hi Hi !
Ich habe Pimental nicht umgebracht. Rote Nazis waren das. Die haben gegen den US Imperialismus gekaempft. Wenn Du kein Ex-GI bist und gegen US Interventionen auf der ganzen Welt bist, muesstes Du die Tat eigentlich gutheissen.
Ich bin kein Mitlaeufer. Ich bin Freidenker. Und im gegenwaertigen System sehe ich die einzige Chance fuer ein relativ geordnetes Miteinander. Typen wie Du haben ausser Hass und Chaos nichts zu bieten.
 

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Du bist geistesgestört, wenn Du meinst, daß ich den R.A.F.-Mord an einem U.S.-Soldaten gutheißen würde, bloß weil ich den Isolationismus befürworte. Was für eine Anmaßung...



Jeder, der das jetzige System unterstützt ist nicht nur ein Mitläufer und Reisekader, sondern auch ein engstirniger Idiot. Ein relativ geordnetes Miteinander besteht zunächst einmal aus der Anerkennung der Souveränität jeden Staates und des damit verbundenen Volkswillen.

Die unbegrenzte Masseneinwanderung und der Globalismus überhaupt verstoßen gegen beide Rechte. Die Menschen, die das zur Kenntnis nehmen und das anprangern, werden von unbehelligten Hinterwäldlern wie Dir als Rechtsradikale eingestuft. Die Wahrheit ist bitter, aber was Wahrheit anbelangt, bist Du so blind wie ein Maulwurf.
Auch Du profitierst von der Globalisierung- wie fast alle anderen Menschen auch. Das Zeitalter der Nationalstaaten ist vorbei- fuer immer. Es waechst jetzt zusammen was zusammen gehoert.
Du wirst das nicht aendern koennen. So ist der Lauf der Dinge !
Volkswillen ? Du weisst ueberhaupt nicht was das ist. Du wirfst mit leeren Worthuelsen um Dich.
Heil Hoecke ?
 

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Du bist geistesgestört, wenn Du meinst, daß ich den R.A.F.-Mord an einem U.S.-Soldaten gutheißen würde, bloß weil ich den Isolationismus befürworte. Was für eine Anmaßung...
Eine Gruppe von rotlackierten Nationalisten kaempft gegen den US Imperialismus. Gegen das "Schweinesystem". Pimental war ein Angehoeriger dieses Systems (..."williger Lakei des US Grosskapitals"...) und musste dafuer den hoechsten Preis bezahlen. Stell' Dir mal vor, die RAF haette gewonnen. Wuerdest Du sie dann noch immer verurteilen ? Eigentlich muesstest Du die Typen ja verstehen- sie sprechen Deine Sprache.....