News Corp. May Drop Travel Channel Bid

Price of $1.1 billion thought to be too high

Last Updated: November 2, 2009 @ 4:14 PM

News Corp. may drop its bid for the Travel Channel because parent company Cox Enterprises wants $1.1 billion for the cable channel, a price the media conglomerate thinks is too expensive, a source with knowledge of the bids said on Monday.

News Corp. and Scripps Networks Interactive as of last week were considered to be the lead bidders for the Travel Channel.

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