Koch brothers - updates

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David Koch, billionaire donor to Republican causes, dies at 79

Aug 23, 2019 - 9:58 PM

'We wish for all to celebrate the life and impact of this most generous and kind man,' his brother Charles Koch says in a statement

DAVID KOCH. In this file photo taken on November 4, 2011, billionaire David Koch, chairman of the board of the conservative Americans for Prosperity advocacy group, attends a 'Cut Spending Now' rally at AFP's 'Defending the American Dream Summit' in Washington, DC. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Time Inc. sale highlights economic, political turmoil in media

Nov 28, 2017 - 7:18 AM

The sale of Time Inc. highlights the troubled state of print media and raises questions about the politics of the news industry in the Donald Trump era

ICONIC COVERS. Time magazine copies are displayed on a table in Washington on November 27, 2017.  Eric Baradat/AFP

Meredith Corp to buy Time Inc. for $2.8B

Nov 27, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Among the funds financing the purchase are $650 million from Koch Equity Development, a fund belonging to Charles and David Koch

TIME'S MAGAZINES. In this file photo, issues of Time (L) and Sports Illustrated magazines are displayed at a newsstand in Manhattan on February 13, 2013 in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP