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Topic: Rupert Murdoch

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rockefeller Seeks U.S. Connections to News Corp. Scandal

Letter to Leveson Inquiries About New Evidence

Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) is even more suspicious of News Corp. than he was last July when he called on U.S. authorities to investigate whether the media…

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…

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…

Hacking ‘Endemic’ at News International

Scandal implicates at least 28 'NOTW' journalists

Police have uncovered new evidence showing a wider extent of phone hacking in British newspapers. Lord Justice Leveson's inquiry into media practices and ethics revealed on Monday that “at least”…

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…

Huge Shareholder Protest Vote Against Murdochs

35 percent of votes go against James Murdoch

After a brief delay, we've got the final tally of shareholder votes from the News Corp. annual meeting last week, and it may be even more embarrassing for the Murdoch…

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