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Topic: Rupert Murdoch

The Deal Is Off Between Fox and Time Warner 21st Century Fox withdraws offer to buy out TWX

That was abrupt: 21st Century Fox today withdrew its long-discussed bid to acquire a controlling interest in Time Warner Entertainment, a megamerger that would have made the resulting entity so…

August 5, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

Time Warner Rebuffed Offer From Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Approached in June

Rupert Murdoch's media empire 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid last month for Time Warner Inc. but was rebuffed, The New York Times reports. "21st Century Fox can…

July 16, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT

A Comparison of the Challenges and Opportunities in the Tribune Publishing-Time Inc. Spinoffs From illustrious pasts to unwanted assets

Tribune Publishing and Time Inc. are set to spinoff as independent companies later this year, following News Corp's separation from Rupert Murdoch's media empire last year. Both have illustrious pasts,…

March 17, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

Rubicon Project Sets $100M IPO Plan Ad tech firm provides insight into profit potential

The Rubicon Project, a digital advertising platform for buyers and sellers, has revealed its plans to sell its shares publicly. The LA-based company follows a number of ad tech firms…

February 4, 2014, 4:54 PM EST

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…

June 28, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT

News Corp. Split Begins Preliminary trading starts for publishing spinoff

News Corp.'s publishing spinoff began preliminary trading at a value of $9.1 billion, making it "the biggest U.S. newspaper publisher by market capitalization," according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The preliminary trading is…

June 20, 2013, 11:37 AM EDT

Rupert Murdoch's Divorce Will Not Affect News Corp. Split Wendi Deng's daughters with the mogul will have economic, but not voting, stakes

Rupert Murdoch has reportedly filed for divorce from Wendi Deng, his wife of 14 years. A spokesperson for News Corp. confirmed the story in a tweet. The announcement was made for…

June 13, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

Mike Darnell Steps Down as Fox Reality Capo American Idol boss passes on contract renewal

Nearly 20 years into a stint that saw him steer an unscripted slate that included the likes of When Animals Attack! and American Idol, Fox president of alternative entertainment Mike…

May 24, 2013, 10:48 PM EDT

Malone’s Liberty Media Snaps Up Charter Stake Cable pioneer formerly known as “Darth Vader” locks in $2.6 billion deal

The cable pioneer who Al Gore once referred to as “Darth Vader” has fired up the tractor beam, as John Malone’s Liberty Media has snared a significant stake in Charter…

March 19, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT

Liberty Takeover of Virgin Media U.K. Again Pits Malone Against Murdoch U.K. media expect a wave of marketing from Virgin to catch up to Sky

London ad sources expect a European marketing onslaught from a combined Liberty Global-Virgin Media company after Liberty founder John Malone announced the cable giant’s $16 billion agreed takeover of the…

February 6, 2013, 2:52 PM EST

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