Great Ever Deal Maker? John Malone Back in the Spotlight With Charter’s Time Warner Cable Deal

Great Ever Deal Maker? John Malone Back in the Spotlight With Charter’s Time Warner Cable Deal By Georg Szalai, Staff Writer, The Hollywood Reporter: Liberty Media chairman John Malone is widely lauded as one of the pioneers of the U.S. cable TV industry. Since agreeing in 1998 to sell his then-cable empire TCI, at the time the largest U.S. cable operator, to AT&T for $48 billio‎n, he has been focusing on other U.S. activities, making cable sector headlines mostly abroad, especially for building Liberty Global, formed in 2005, into a pan-European cable giant with additional holdings in Latin America. On Tuesday, Charter unveiled a deal to acquire Time...