NBC In Talks To Buy Back MSNBC.Com From Microsoft
NBC and Microsoft are "getting an online divorce," according to the headline on this post, which reports that NBC is set to buy back Microsoft's stake in the MSNBC website and rebrand it
Howard Kurtz cites "people familiar with the matter," and says an announcement is due soon, but concedes "there could always be a last-minute snag." And in fact an NBC source says negotiations are proceeding, but "there is no deal."
On the other side, though, "website employees have already been briefed on the plans [to sell] and how they will be affected," writes Kurtz.