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News Nets Embrace Tech Fox News teams with Google, Xbox for a younger appeal

Fox News Channel is looking to get more tech-savvy.  If you've watched the network's election coverage in recent weeks, you might have noticed that, beginning with the Iowa Caucuses and appearing…

January 13, 2012, 11:26 AM EST

DirecTV takes retrans fight with Fox to FCC DirecTV accuses Fox of misleading ads

DirecTV is taking its retransmission fight with Fox to the Federal Communications Commission. In a letter sent Thursday, DirecTV accuses Fox Broadcasting of resorting to "misleading advertising" that warns viewers…

October 28, 2011, 12:07 AM EDT

ESPN Drops Hank Williams Jr. Song for Obama-Hitler Remark Singer defends comments

Sports broadcaster ESPN pulled its signature song from Monday night’s NFL broadcast after country singer Hank Williams Jr. seemingly compared Barack Obama to Hitler during an interview earlier in the…

October 4, 2011, 7:34 AM EDT

The Fox News Revolution How the network captured cable . . . and never let go

Fifteen years ago this month, Rupert Murdoch launched Fox News. At the time, cable industry executives were skeptical of the idea—News Corp. had to buy its way on to cable,…

October 3, 2011, 6:44 AM EDT

The Age of Ailes

It is tempting—as well as, in liberal circles, heretical—to try and separate Roger Ailes from his politics. That’s a fiery (and gassy) debate. Is the 15-year Fox News epoch more about…

October 03 2011

First Mover: Ed Henry CNN’s former White House correspondent on his move to Fox News, and allegations of bias at the network

Why did you leave CNN after seven years to join Fox? I loved just about every minute of CNN. I was turning 40 on July 20, my contract was up, and…

September 12, 2011, 6:46 AM EDT

Fox Fires Back at Gawker Dismisses, but doesn't deny, story about Bill O'Reilly, his wife, and Nassau County cops

Fox News is firing back at Gawker for its Bill O’Reilly story. Earlier today, Gawker posted what it billed as a major exclusive—a story by John Cook claiming that prime-time…

August 30, 2011, 2:25 PM EDT

'WSJ' Editorials Point Fingers at the Competition Further News Corp. defense from its U.S. paper

Following on the heels of yesterday’s not-so-well-received Wall Street Journal op-ed piece defending News Corp. (and skewering its critics), the newspaper has published three more opinion pieces attempting to tear…

July 19, 2011, 9:07 AM EDT

Rupert Murdoch Gets Lucky Timing of scandal protecting News Corp. in U.S.

The News Corp. hacking scandal hasn’t yet hit the big time in the U.S. But if it does, Rupert Murdoch and his global empire will have a real advantage: Timing.…

July 19, 2011, 6:17 AM EDT

Other News Corp. Outlets Relatively Quiet on Story Robbery at lemonade stand took priority on one Fox News show

While online news outlets posted constant updates on the shuttering of News of the World and the terms “News Corp” and “Murdoch” trended on Twitter all day Thursday, some News…

July 8, 2011, 12:11 PM EDT