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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…

June 27, 2012, 2:17 PM EDT

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…

May 2, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT

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…

April 2, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

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…

February 29, 2012, 9:17 AM EST

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”…

November 15, 2011, 8:45 AM EST

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…

November 9, 2011, 11:58 AM EST

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…

October 24, 2011, 5:43 PM EDT

Turmoil Engulfs News Corp. Meeting Investor outrage leads Rupert Murdoch to shut down annual meeting

“I think we’ve had enough questions,” Rupert Murdoch told News Corp. shareholders on Friday, less than an hour and a half into the company’s annual shareholder meeting at Fox Studios…

October 21, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT

Murdoch Foe Tom Watson to Attend News Corp. Meeting The MP plans to address shareholders

Tomorrow morning, at Fox Studios' Zanuck Theatre in Los Angeles, a very un-Hollywood set will assemble for the annual News Corp. shareholder meeting. But one notable attendee is attempting to…

October 20, 2011, 11:21 AM EDT

The Name Murdoch

It is impossible for the Murdochs to be voted off the board of News Corporation at the company’s annual meeting to be held at the end of the week on…

October 17 2011