News of Note—Fox News, Nexstar, AT&T, Time Warner and Disney

news of note

Here are the stories we're following today.

> Fox News Channel is expanding the Fox & Friends franchise by one hour. Release

> Nexstar CEO Perry Sook offered a look back at the beginnings of broadcast retransmission fees. TVNewsCheck article

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> AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said he won't try to inject "telephone company culture" into Time Warner. Wall Street Journal article

> Disney CEO Bob Iger said he's stepping down in 2019. Marketwatch article

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