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Topic: Rupert Murdoch

Why Veteran Exec David Hill Is Leaving 21st Century Fox After 27 Years

Departs as Murdoch sons arrive

The man who brought the constant score and time graphic to sports telecasts and innovations like hockey's glow puck and football's yellow first-down line, is leaving his longtime home at…

The 100 Most Influential Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

Google's Larry Page tops Adweek's first Power List

Presenting Adweek's inaugural Power List, our ranking of the 100 most influential, innovative and effective leaders controlling media, marketing and technology. To assemble this list, we considered the profiles and results…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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