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Topic: News Corp.

Group Petitions FCC to Deny Renewal of Fox TV Licenses

Action against News Corp. is seen as a long shot

Washington reaction to the News Corp. hacking scandal has been relatively quiet, but at least one group isn't giving up. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a…

Reilly Upped to Entertainment Chairman at Fox

Programming boss gains oversight of scheduling, marketing, biz affairs

On the eve of a new TV season, Fox Broadcasting programming chief Kevin Reilly has been elevated to chairman of entertainment. Effective immediately, Reilly will assume oversight of all programming for…

IGN President Stepping Down

Roy Bahat departing after 5-year tenure atop gamer-oriented site

Roy Bahat, president of News Corp.’s IGN for the past five years, is leaving the company. David Martin, the company’s CFO, will take over Bahat’s role as president for the time…

Are Tablet-Only Publications Dead?

Recent changes call The Daily, HuffPo model into question

Is there a future for tablet-only publications? The last few weeks have cast an ominous shadow over this niche industry following substantial staff cuts at News Corp.'s The Daily and a…

Rupert Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Boards

Move is in preparation for divorce of publishing, entertainment businesses

Rupert Murdoch resigned from a number of News Corp. boards—including his post as director of News International, the holding company for the newspapers at the center of the U.K. hacking…

Elisabeth Murdoch to Resign as Shine Group CEO

Retains chairmanship of media company she co-founded

A little over a year after News Corp. bought Shine Group—a television and film production company owned by Elisabeth Murdoch—she is stepping down as its CEO, choosing Alex Mahon as…

News Corp. Confirms Plans for Publishing and Entertainment Split

Can the newspapers survive on their own?

After saying on Monday that it was considering a break between its print and entertainment assets, News Corp. has made the split official. Today, the company announced that it plans…

What a News Corp. Split Could Mean for Editorial Coverage

End of a synergistic dream?

Will a News Corp. split have a downside for its entertainment properties? As the media giant mulls splitting off its print business, among the many implications are that its entertainment…

First Mover: Jim Hytner

When he's not rooting for Man United, the Initiative chief is trying to disrupt the status quo

Who has shaped you most as a leader? Don Keough. He was [known for using] the expression, “The world belongs to the discontented.” He influenced me a lot. I was a…

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