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Topic: Rupert Murdoch

U.S. Investors Urged to Vote Against News Corp. Directors

Proxy advisory service targets Murdoch sons

As the News Corp. annual meeting approaches, shareholders are being advised to vote against the reelection of a number of current board members who appear to have been asleep at…

The Fox News Revolution

How the network captured cable . . . and never let go

Fifteen years ago this month, Rupert Murdoch launched Fox News. At the time, cable industry executives were skeptical of the idea—News Corp. had to buy its way on to cable,…

The Age of Ailes

It is tempting—as well as, in liberal circles, heretical—to try and separate Roger Ailes from his politics. That’s a fiery (and gassy) debate. Is the 15-year Fox News epoch more about…

October 03 2011

News Corp.'s 'The Daily' Struggling to Get Readers

Numbers reveal tablet paper well below profitability

What do newspapers the Toledo Blade, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, and Rupert Murdoch’s tablet paper The Daily all have in common? Each one has a weekly circulation of about…

Changes Coming to 'Wall Street Journal'

Broadsheet to add color, tweak design

The Wall Street Journal is about to get a new look, one that will bring more color to the traditionally staid business paper, and that could help it attract advertisers. This is…

U.K. Phone Hacking Lawyer Looking to Start Case in U.S.

Dowler family attorney partnering with American

News Corp.'s board of directors may soon find itself dealing with some unwanted legal troubles. The Guardian is reporting that Mark Lewis, the attorney who represented the family of Milly Dowler, the murdered…

Ted Turner: Murdoch Will 'Have to Step Down'

The two moguls are longtime rivals

In the wake of the News of the World hacking backlash, News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has managed to hang onto his position as head of the company. But fellow…

Alec Baldwin Pulled Out of Emmy Skit After Fox Cut Murdoch Joke

But he didn't 'boycott' the ceremony

Perhaps the most interesting thing to happen during last night’s Emmy awards didn’t actually happen at all: A joke in the Fox broadcast alluding to News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch’s…

New Phone Hacking Testimony Contradicts James Murdoch's

Former executives say Murdoch knew of damaging email

In testimony of their own on Tuesday, two former News of the World executives contradicted James Murdoch's assertions before Parliament that he had no knowledge of phone hacking beyond just…

110 Jobs Cut at News International

Freelance positions also under threat

News International has announced that it will ax 110 jobs from its U.K. workforce. The newspaper publisher is also considering changes to its use of freelancers and casual staff. According to…

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