Topic: Robert Thomson

News Corp. Split Official

Newspaper business will be nation's biggest

News Corp.’s long-awaited split is official. Rupert Murdoch’s media behemoth Friday completed the separation of its entertainment from its news and information businesses into two publicly traded companies. The new…

'New' News Corp. Fills Executive Ranks

London-based execs named chief strategy officer and chief creative officer

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is organizing ranks at its proposed separate publishing arm, which it's currently calling the "New News Corporation." Anoushka Healy, the group managing editor of News Corp.'s London…

High-Level Changes at News Corp.

Execs shuffled; folds The Daily, its costly iPad experiment, after a year

Huge changes are afoot at News Corp. today as the scandal-wracked company prepares to split into two publicly traded parts. The media juggernaut announced that Robert Thomson, a long-serving lieutenant…

Murdoch, Thomson Make 'Wall Street Journal' Vulnerable to Scandal

Media titan's closest friend leading paper

Robert Thomson, the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, isn’t Rupert Murdoch’s longest-serving soldier, but he is the media magnate’s closest friend—maybe one of his only friends. If, in…