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Liberty Takeover of Virgin Media U.K. Again Pits Malone Against Murdoch U.K. media expect a wave of marketing from Virgin to catch up to Sky

London ad sources expect a European marketing onslaught from a combined Liberty Global-Virgin Media company after Liberty founder John Malone announced the cable giant’s $16 billion agreed takeover of the…

February 6, 2013, 2:52 PM EST

News Corp. Reports Strong Earnings Operating income 45% higher than last year

Despite a turbulent fourth quarter defined by the phone hacking scandal, News Corp. reported on Wednesday afternoon that its total operating income for the quarter was $1.35 billion, a 45…

August 10, 2011, 1:02 PM EDT

James Murdoch 'Likely' to Remain BSkyB Head Some board members have given him their support

James Murdoch is “likely” to remain head of British Sky Broadcasting after gaining the support of the company’s key independent director, Nick Ferguson, reports the Guardian. Murdoch’s future at the…

July 27, 2011, 10:37 AM EDT

Michael Wolff: On the Murdochalypse Inside Week 2 of the News Corp. scandal

July 13, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT

Suddenly, News Corp. Has Money to Burn Analysts see cash being used to calm worried investors

Though the deal was a year in the making, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. has abandoned its bid for full ownership of the satellite broadcasting company British Sky Broadcasting Group. The…

July 13, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT

News Corp. Abandons BSkyB Bid Deal a casualty of 'News of the World' hacking scandal

News Corp. has decided to drop its bid to acquire satellite company British Sky Broadcasting, the media conglomerate announced today. The news came during a marathon discussion in Britain's House of Commons…

July 13, 2011, 10:18 AM EDT

Amid Scandal, News Corp. Stock Drops Dramatically Seven percent dive follows BSkyB news

The phone hacking scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. and led to the closure of its News of the World has not gone unnoticed on Wall Street. On Monday,…

July 11, 2011, 4:54 PM EDT

News Corp.'s BSkyB Bid in Peril? Murdoch's company has pledged to forge ahead

It was less than two weeks ago that the British government gave Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. the green light to move forward with the acquisition of British Sky Broadcasting. But…

July 11, 2011, 2:06 PM EDT

Inside News Corp.'s Jockeying for Britain's BSkyB The takeover is nearing completion

After more than a year, News Corp.’s takeover bid for British satellite broadcaster BSkyB is nearing completion. Britain’s culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, gave his approval for the takeover last Thursday,…

July 5, 2011, 6:40 AM EDT

U.K. Government Backs News Corp. BSkyB Takeover But they'll have to make a few concessions

Nearly a year after News Corp. first made moves to acquire British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC, Rupert Murdoch’s media conglomerate has finally gotten the go-ahead for a takeover from the…

June 30, 2011, 10:18 AM EDT

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