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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…

August 17, 2012, 4:40 PM EDT

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…

August 9, 2012, 1:25 PM EDT

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…

July 21, 2012, 7:59 PM EDT

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…

July 13, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT

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…

June 28, 2012, 9:09 AM EDT

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…

June 27, 2012, 2:17 PM EDT

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…

April 2, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

Analyst: Auto to Steer Banner Upfront Haul Increased sales will lead to record windfall in spring bazaar

While client budgets have not been finalized, at least one analyst believes that a surge in auto sales will lead to a record windfall in this year’s upfront. In a report…

March 27, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

James Murdoch Gives Up News International Post Scion no longer executive chairman

James Murdoch, who has gone from heir apparent of his father's global media company to one of the central figures of the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., has…

February 29, 2012, 9:17 AM EST

Earnings: News Corp. Beats the Street in Q2 Cable a major driver as company breaks three-quarter down streak

Trouble at its U.K. print division may have made a rocky 2011 for News Corp, but the media conglomerate defied expectations by pulling out of its three-straight-quarter streak of year-on-year…

February 8, 2012, 8:23 PM EST