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Topic: News Corp.

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…

News Corp. Names Outsider to Run Dow Jones

Lex Fenwick came from Bloomberg LP

News Corp. named Bloomberg LP executive Lex Fenwick as its new CEO of The Wall Street Journal parent Dow Jones & Co., ending a search that began after Les Hinton…

FBI Confirms News International Hacking Probe

Jude Law's phone may have been hacked at U.S. airport

The FBI confirmed that it has launched a probe against News International after it was revealed yesterday that News of the World reporters may have hacked into the voicemail of…

News International Settles with 37 Alleged Hacking Victims

New revelations could affect case against News Corp. in the U.S.

News International has agreed to settle with 37 victims of News Group Newspapers’ alleged phone hacking, The Guardian reported today. In a statement, the victims’ lawyers said that News Group Newspapers,…

Carey: The NFL Is a 'Double-Edged Sword'

News Corp. COO talks pigskin at UBS

As Fox works to finalize an eight-year renewal of its rights deal with the National Football League, the executive who cuts the checks at News Corp. acknowledged Wednesday that a…

Australian News Corp. Exec Accused of Attempted Bribery

Allegedly tried to sway senator's vote

News Corp.’s Australian arm could be facing a new scandal—and this time, it has nothing to do with phone hacking. Australian police have been investigating a former politician’s allegations that an…

Former 'Sun' Editor Sues News Corp. Subsidiary for Wrongful Dismissal

Matt Nixson was fired in July

Matt Nixson, the former head of features for the British Sun newspaper, is suing the tabloid’s owner, News Group Newspapers, and four people who are investigating the phone hacking scandal…

James Murdoch Says Former News Corp. Executives Misled Parliament

Denies he saw incriminating email

James Murdoch has contradicted the testimony of two former News of the World executives who previously countered Murdoch’s own testimony that he did not know about the pervasiveness of phone…

News Corp. Australia Division CEO Resigns, Murdoch Takes Over Chairmanship

News Limited staff 'shocked'

John Hartigan, the chairman and CEO of News Corp.'s Australian division, News Limited, announced today that he is resigning. In a notable move, Rupert Murdoch himself will take over Hartigan’s…

Private Investigator Targeted Hacking Victims' Lawyers

Attempted to find evidence for false smears

New evidence in the News of the World scandal has revealed that two lawyers representing the phone hacking victims were victims of the tabloid themselves. The Guardian reported today that…

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