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VIDEO: Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes on Why the Company Should Have Never Merged with AOL; and the Lessons That Has For Comcast-NBCU Talks

Oct 25, 2009  •  Post A Comment

TIme Warner Chairman and CEO surprised attendees at TVWeek’s recent Innovation360 Conference by saying that even at the time it happened the merger of AOL and Time Warner was a a bad idea. In this video clip from the conference you’ll hear Bewkes explain his reasoning, and how he thinks it makes a good lesson for the executives talking about a Comcast-NBC Universal merger.

Bewkes’ comments at the TVWeek conference are also referenced in David Carr’s media column this morning in the New York Times.

–Chuck Ross

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