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Disappointing Fox film unit crimps earnings at Rupert Murdoch's company Despite a boost from Cookie and Lucious, Rupert Murdoch's empire, 21st Century Fox, failed to hit the fiscal second-quarter revenue notes that Wall Street had hoped to hear. The Fox broadcast network delivered a strong performance for the quarter ended De
Los Angeles Times | Feb 8, 2016 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How Sumner Redstone Went From Army Cryptographer to Media Mogul Mr. Redstone, who ceded chairman posts at CBS and Viacom, proved one of the most voluble titans in an industry full of outsize personalities like Rupert Murdoch and Barry Diller.
New York Times | Feb 6, 2016 1:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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News Corp profit slides on weaker newspaper revenues News Corp.on Thursday reported a 56 percent drop in quarterly profits on weaker revenue from its newspaper operations worldwide. The group formed by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said profit in the quarter to December 31 fell to $62 million from $142 millio
Yahoo! News | Feb 4, 2016 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fox to offer employees buyouts to save $250 million in costs "Some colleagues from Fox Networks Group and 20thCentury Fox will be offered a generous benefit package if they opt to voluntarily leave the company," a Fox spokesperson said in an e-mailed statement on Monday. The Rupert Murdoch-controlled film
Yahoo! News | Feb 1, 2016 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
James Murdoch takes over at Sky Four years after his resignation at the height of the phone hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch's son retakes top job at the European broadcaster.
BBC News | Jan 29, 2016 07:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
James Murdoch to Become Sky Chairman; European Pay TV Giant Reports Subscriber Gains The pan-European pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, reports its first-half financials and customer growth for its fiscal second quarter.
Yahoo! News | Jan 29, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rupert Murdoch is no powerless taxpayer against Google The mogul has lambasted Downing Street for yielding to lobbying over tax but he himself is a political player with business reasons to attack the search giantHas Rupert Murdoch given the world a new definition of the term double irony? No stranger to accu
The Guardian | Jan 28, 2016 3:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cameron 'too close to Google', say critics, after 130m tax deal Vince Cable, Rupert Murdoch and Margaret Hodge among figures to speak out as questions grow over government links with senior company executivesDavid Cameron has been accused by critics of getting too close to Google amid growing anger over the government
The Guardian | Jan 27, 2016 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Murdoch urges Bloomberg over last-ditch White House bid Just in case the US election isn't volatile enough, media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Wednesday goaded billionaire Michael Bloomberg into declaring a late White House run that would likely send TV ratings even higher. "This is Bloomberg's last
Yahoo! News | Jan 27, 2016 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the public should know when ministers meet media chiefs If George Osborne meets Rupert Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks and any press proprietor, the public should be informed Today I give my annual lecture about politics and the media to my City University London post-grad students.It is built around the undeniable re
The Guardian | Jan 25, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend