Warner Bros Discovery CEO David Zaslav looks to channel Bob Iger

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav CNBC Hollywood is about to get a jolt of emotional intelligence. David Zaslav, longtime chief executive officer of Discovery, is now officially CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery — the culmination of a merger announced last May. The newly combined company began trading on the Nasdaq on Monday using its new … Read more

AT&T Boss Sees Room to Raise Prices, Cut Costs After Media Exit

AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Stankey says inflation could prompt the wireless and broadband company to raise prices for some core services while it continues to cut costs after getting out of the media business. The company on Friday completed the planned separation of its film-and-TV empire into a new publicly traded company called … Read more

AT&T’s Dividend Cut Puts It in an Unenviable Club

A company cutting its dividend after a spinoff is uncommon, but not unprecedented. The longer-term outcomes can vary markedly. AT&T (ticker: T) joined this club on Tuesday, when it said it expects that its annual dividend will be $1.11 a share, down sharply from $2.08 in 2021, after its planned spinoff of its WarnerMedia assets … Read more