Skip to comments.Who owns CNN?
Posted on 08/18/2005 8:59:34 AM PDT by Black Beak
The answers might surprise you (or maybe not). Ever wonder why CNN and Time are so blatantly pro-islamic. Ever wonder why these weasels want are tooo eager to toe liberal / islamic propaganda??
A good chunk of AOL Time Warner is owned by Prince Alwaleed Ibn Talal the Saudi billionaire. It is well known that Prince AlWaleed is a front for the Saudi royal family. All of the oil money that is swindled from Aramco the Saudi oil company is "invested" by Prince Al Waleed and his company.
Tes Turner used to own it. I don't know that this is that much worse.
Satan, and his hellish horde.
A good chunk of AOL Time Warner is owned by Prince Alwaleed Ibn Talal the Saudi billionaire.
And most likely, with a nice satellite link to Al Jezeera...all you have to do is follow the money!! Works every time.
What percentage does he own?
The article you linked to is pretty interesting. However, whereas they said he owned 5% of priceline, they didn't specify a percentage of AOL/Time Warner.
Ok, so the Saudis allegedly control a big chunk of AOL/TW. I can see that possibly making CNN lean in the direction of pro-Islam, but exactly how does that result in making CNN lean liberal? The Saudis run a country that's pretty conservative, socially speaking. Why would they be on board with a pro-abortion, pro-gay, anti-religion agenda?
Because it weakens the West?
If so, that ownership is well-hidden inside of a bunch of funds.
I dont know what percentage he owns but looking at the market cap today (85.2 billion) and looking at his past investments it must be certainly enough to influence board decisions.
Good catch about the news article NOT mentioning his share in AOL
Funny. The left uses that link to tie it to Bush.
It's not who owns it that matters, it's who runs the news room. Editors pretty much have free reign. It's the lefty journalism schools and reporters making their way up the ranks that is the problem, not who owns it.
The Saudis run an islamic dictatorship. This islamic theocracy is the fountainhead of Wahhabi terrorism. Duh...do you think they wish us well?? Liberals are idiots and the Saudis are using them.
Alwaleed bin Talal
AKA Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Royalty
Level of fame: Somewhat
Executive summary: World's 5th richest man, 2005
Prince Alwaleed, the world's second richest investor (behind Warren Buffett), sleeps only five hours a day. This leaves him a lot of time to monitor his portfolio on Bloomberg television.
Azizia Commercial Investment Company, 20%
Amazon.com, less than 1%
AOL Time/Warner, approximately 1%
Arab Palestinian Investment Company Ltd. (APIC), 4%
Arab Radio and Television (ART), 5%
Apple Computers Inc., 5%
Ballast Nedam Group, 3%
Cal Merchant Bank, Ghana, 14%
Canary Wharf, London, approximately 2%
Disneyland Resort and Theme Park, Paris, 17.3%
eBay.com, less than 1%
The Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, 4.9%
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, 22%
Four Seasons, London, 100%
Ford Motor Company, less than 1%
George V Hotel, Paris, 100%
Hewlett-Packard (HP), approximately 1%
Jerusalem Dev. & Investment Co. (JEDICO), 5%
Kingdom Agriculture & Development Co. (KADCO), 50%
The Kingdom Centre, 32.5%
Kingdom City, 38.9%
Kingdom Holding Company, 100%
Kingdom Hospital, 65%
Kingdom Hotel Investment Group, 46.9%
Kingdom Schools, 47%
Kodak Corporation, 1%
Lebanese Broadcasting Center (LBC), 49%
Motorola, approximately 1%
Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts, 33.3%
National Industrialization Company, 15%
News Corporation, 3.75%
Nigeria United Bank, 13.7%
Nile Plaza Complex, Cairo, Egypt, 50%
Palestine Development & Investment Company (PADICO), 5%
Pepsi Co., less than 1%
Plaza Hotel, 50%
Procter & Gamble, less than 1%
Rotana Video & Audio Visual Co., 100%
Saks Fifth Avenue, more than 2.3%
Saudi American Bank, 5%
Savola Group Company, 17.9%
Senegalese Telecom. Co. (SONATEL), 10%
The Walt Disney Company, less than 1%
Father: Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
Mother: Mona El-Solh
Wife: Princess Kholood
Son: Prince Khalid
Daughter: Princess Reem
University: BS Business Administration, Menlo College, Atherton, CA (1979)
University: MA Social Science, Syracuse University (1985)
Planet Hollywood 20% ownership
Lebanese Ancestry Maternal
Saudi Arabian Ancestry Paternal
Last I heard somewhat less than 1%.
Certainly a shareholder with this much stock could influence decisions made by the parent corporation.
So he's the one sending all those emails!
In before the Zot..
"The Saudis run a country that's pretty conservative, socially speaking
The Saudis run an islamic dictatorship. This islamic theocracy is the fountainhead of Wahhabi terrorism. Duh...do you think they wish us well?? Liberals are idiots and the Saudis are using them."
Not to mention that dictatorships are the love-childs of the liberals. Dictatorships are the direct opposite of the conservative code.
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