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May 24, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Report: NBCUniversal in talks to buy back MSNBC.com from Microsoft

NBCUniversal is in talks with Microsoft to buy back MSNBC.com, according to AdWeek, which reports that the negotiations have progressed to the point where NBC’s parent company, Comcast, is doing due diligence.

MSNBC and MSNBC.com are joint ventures between NBC and Microsoft. In 2005, AdWeek reports, NBC purchased the majority of Microsoft’s stake of MSNBC. MSNBC.com, though, remained a joint venture.

Microsoft declined to comment on the report.

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