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Topic: 21st Century Fox

It's Official: Roger Ailes Resigns From Fox News Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Rupert Murdoch steps in as chairman and acting CEO

After a flurry of bizarre reports earlier this week, confirmed then quickly denied, about Roger Ailes' exit from Fox News, it's now official: The chairman and CEO is departing the…

How Roger Ailes Built Fox News Into a Media Powerhouse

And why he would never be a political candidate like Trump

Roger Ailes' first moon shot came when he was 29 years old. He was in the Oval Office setting up the first interplanetary split screen. "Eagle" had just landed on…

How James Murdoch Thinks the Ad Industry Should Innovate

Empower consumers to make their own choices

James Murdoch, who took over as CEO of 21st Century Fox in July, doesn't see Netflix as a harbinger of a world without advertising. But he said the ways brands…

National Geographic's Publications Shift to For-Profit as Fox Partnership Expands

New venture will be called National Geographic Partners

21st Century Fox, which has had a joint venture with National Geographic's TV channels for almost two decades, is expanding that partnership to all of National Geographic Society's media properties. Going…

Why Veteran Exec David Hill Is Leaving 21st Century Fox After 27 Years

Departs as Murdoch sons arrive

The man who brought the constant score and time graphic to sports telecasts and innovations like hockey's glow puck and football's yellow first-down line, is leaving his longtime home at…

21st Century Fox Hopes to Complete its Massive Media Review By Year's End

Spends about $1 billion in media annually

The consultant behind 21st Century Fox's global media review is no stranger to such searches. In fact, MediaLink handled the 2011 review triggered by Comcast's acquisition of NBCUniversal. The latest search comes…

Fox Moves Empire to Fall, Announces Final Season of American Idol

Eagerly-awaited X-Files revival coming in January

There is a new Empire at Fox—in more ways than one. Ahead of their first upfront Monday afternoon as Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs, Dana Walden and Gary Newman announced…

Dish Parries With Fox on Programming Fees

This makes three disputes in the last month alone

21st Century Fox has become the latest broadcaster to have its programming pulled from the Dish Network lineup, following similar disputes by Turner Broadcasting and CBS Corp., which led to…

Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in China

Goes shopping for rights after big IPO

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China. Ma and a group of Alibaba…

What Did TV CEOs Tell Investors About the Weak Ad Market?

Telcos, cars and CPG underspent on television

Now that second-quarter earnings are over for the media sector, we can finally take a good look at what senior media company executives actually said on calls to investors when…

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