Weather Channel Dressing Up For Sale; Could Fetch More Than $5 Billion

Weather Channel and its allied website, part of Landmark Communications, are being put up for sale, reports Andrew Ross Sorkin at NYT. Suitors include NBC, Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) and Fox, the story says. Landmark, owned by the Batten family, also owns The Virginian-Pilot and The News & Record of Greensboro newspapers and about 50 other other smaller community newspapers…earlier last year it sold off its online video portal TotalVid to Zipidee.
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