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Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and private equity firm Blackstone Group are in talks to form a joint bid to buy Tribune Media Co., according to a report by the Financial Times late Sunday. Their effort would compete with a bid by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. , which is reportedly offering Tribune more than $30 a share. Tribune Media owns a number of TV stations around the country as well as the WGN America cable network. Fox shares the same ownership as MarketWatch's parent company, News Corp.
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