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    Viacom 2nd Qtr. Robust

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    NEW YORK — Viacom Inc. swung to a profit in the second quarter, paced by improved cash flow in its cable networks, television and entertainment segments. Viacom on Thursday reported […]

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    Primedia’s 2nd-Quarter Doesn’t Measure Up

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    NEW YORK — Primedia Inc.’s second-quarter loss widened more than expected, hurt by charges, acquisition costs and a slump in business-to-business advertising. Primedia, publisher of New York and Seventeen magazines, […]

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    NYT Ups From Within

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    NEW YORK — New York Times Co. named Gerald M. Boyd managing editor of its flagship newspaper, the New York Times, effective in September. Mr. Boyd, who has been deputy […]

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    IPG Forecasts 2001 Earnings Will Fall Short

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    NEW YORK — Interpublic Group of Cos. swung to a net loss in the second-quarter on one-time charges, as earnings from operations met the company’s lowered target. The company also […]

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    AT&T, AOL Discuss Cable-TV Merger

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    NEW YORK–AT&T Corp., looking to fend off an unsolicited suitor for its cable business, is in preliminary talks with AOL Time Warner Inc. about a friendly deal to merge the […]

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    USA Networks Beats Expectations

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    NEW YORK — USA Networks Inc. posted a narrower-than-expected loss for the second quarter, helped by growth across its diverse businesses. The cable and e-commerce company Wednesday posted a net […]

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    Reader’s Digest Falls Short Of Profit Goals, Will Trim Work Force

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    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. — Reader’s Digest Association Inc. warned that earnings for its fiscal fourth-quarter and the first quarter of fiscal 2002 will come in well below its previous estimates, and […]

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    Martha Stewart 2nd Qtr. Net Income Meets Expectations

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    NEW YORK — Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. reported a 13% drop in second-quarter net income and cautioned that results for the full year will miss estimates. Martha Stewart Living […]

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    Amazon Reaches New Deal With AOL

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    SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. posted a narrower-than-expected loss from operations in the second quarter and said it remains on track to post its first profit from operations in the fourth […]

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    Excite Posts Narrower Net Loss, Still Needs Funding

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    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Excite at Home Corp. reported a smaller second-quarter net loss, but said it needs additional funding before the end of the year. The Internet-service provider posted […]