When did Ted Turner lose control of CNN?

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  1. ThePresence

    ThePresence Elite Member

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    ANyone know?
    It's not clear from his wiki.
     
  2. PlatinumGold

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    when Time Warner merged (or was bought out by) AOL.

    Worst thing to ever happen to Time Warner. AOL Singlehandedly almost brought the company down.
     
  3. Aimster

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    Cant he still do whatever he wants?

    He is the most powerful man in the company (share wise).
     
  4. GTaudiophile

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    At about the same time he bought half of Montana.
     
  5. Bootprint

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    From what I can find he sold it in 1995 to Time Warner.
     
  6. KLin

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    1996 when Time Warner acquired Turner Broadcasting Systems

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Warner
     
  7. SarcasticDwarf

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    I loved how everyone who knew anything about technology was wondering why the HELL they did it, while the rest of the world was praising the merger (especially the business types).