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ESPN Exits News Corp. JV in Asia

NEW YORK/BRISTOL/HONG KONG: News Corporation is taking 100-percent control of the ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) joint venture, which operates sports networks across 24 Asian markets. ESPN says the move to offload its 50-percent stake in ESS will give it "more independence and flexibility in future support of The Walt Disney Company’s overall efforts in Asia." John Skipper, the president of …

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