News of Note—21st Century Fox, Oath, Entercom and Nexstar Media

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Here are some of the other stories we're following today:

> 21st Century Fox and ValueAct Capital today announced that Jeffrey Ubben has stepped down from the 21CF board of directors. Ubben, ValueAct's Founder and CEO, has served as a member of 21CF's Board since November 2015. Release

> Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, announced that Jeff Lucas will join its sales leadership team as vice president, head of Americas sales. Release

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> NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth / KXAS, Telemundo 39 / KXTX and Entercom, and its Dallas-Fort Worth stations announced a media partnership. Release

> Nexstar Media declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share of its Class A common stock. Release

> Bounce TV pulled reruns of "The Cosby Show" after Bill Cosby was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Deadline article

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