Topic: Rupert Murdoch

Investors Fail to Affect Leadership Structure at News Corp.

Murdoch's role unchanged

The hacking scandal in the English press continues to dog News Corporation, at least in the minds of a few excitable reporters, who speculate that trouble will come to the media…

Jonathan Miller to Leave News Corp.

Digital chief's departure is latest in string of top-level shuffles

News Corp. chief digital officer Jonathan Miller is leaving his position at the end of next month and will work as an "outside advisor" to the company for about a…

Group Petitions FCC to Deny Renewal of Fox TV Licenses

Action against News Corp. is seen as a long shot

Washington reaction to the News Corp. hacking scandal has been relatively quiet, but at least one group isn't giving up. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a…

Peter Rice Named Head of Fox Networks Group

Sports boss David Hill transitions to broader role at News Corp.; Mariah Carey joins Idol

In a major restructuring of News Corp.’s media and entertainment juggernaut, Peter Rice has been elevated to chairman and CEO of the Fox Networks Group. The promotion puts Rice at…

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…