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Peter Kafka

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Senior Editor for the Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital

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Disney has agreed to a $52 billion deal to take over the majority of 21st Century Fox. We learn how the purchase could change what you watch on TV, in theaters, and online.

Disney-Fox deal's potential impact on Hollywood, the economy

Disney has agreed to a $52 billion deal to take over the majority of 21st Century Fox. We learn how the purchase could change what you watch on TV, in theaters, and online.

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Good news for anyone who’s borrowed an HBO Go password to watch “Game of Thrones”: sometime in the next year, HBO plans to launch its own streaming service, so viewers can watch the…

HBO Goes Streaming

Good news for anyone who’s borrowed an HBO Go password to watch “Game of Thrones”: sometime in the next year, HBO plans to launch its own streaming service, so viewers can watch the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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