Rupert Murdoch

Sources: when Trump expressed worries that Bill Shine could be at risk because of investigation into Ailes conduct, Rupert Murdoch rang Trump to reassure him

8:40 AM ET, August 13, 2018<p><b>A look at the fake YouTube views ecosystem where sites like Devumi.com and 500Views.com sell millions of bot-generated</b> …

Bill de Blasio

Facebook wins deal to broadcast premier Spanish league soccer in India

<b>In 2017, Facebook bid $600 million to stream Indian cricket but Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc acquired the deal instead.</b><p>Facebook Inc. has …

Social Media

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio blasts Rupert Murdoch and Fox News

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks America would be better off if Rupert Murdoch left the news business.<p>De Blasio, a Democrat, said on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday that the news outlets run by Murdoch — including Fox News and The New York Post — "put race front and center, and they try to …

Bill de Blasio

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Falls Most in Five Years on Foxtel Spending

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. fell the most in more than five years after the company said it will invest more in its Australian cable network.<p>On an …

News Corp

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reports global net loss of $1.4bn

News Corp – owner of <i>The Times</i> and <i>The Sun</i> newspapers – has posted a net global loss of $1.4bn (£1.1bn) for the year.<p>The figure is twice that of last …

News Corp

Rupert Murdoch arrives in Australia amid biggest media shake-up in decades

With the Australian media industry in the midst of its biggest shake-up in decades, Rupert Murdoch touched down in Sydney on Friday morning as the …

Australian News

Bill de Blasio Puts Rupert Murdoch on Blast: Without News Corp, ‘We Would Be in An Entirely Different Place’

New York mayor <b>Bill de Blasio</b> called out media mogul <b>Rupert Murdoch</b> for causing a rift between the American people with his media empire.“If you could …

Bill de Blasio

Rupert Murdoch must make £26bn-plus Sky bid to thwart Comcast

Rupert Murdoch could table a new £26bn-plus offer for Sky this week in an effort to stop rival Comcast from becoming the new owner of Europe’s biggest pay-TV broadcaster.<p>Under UK takeover rules, Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has until the end of Thursday to formally post a bid to Sky shareholders as …

Media Industry

Rupert Murdoch's ex Wendi Deng splits with model toyboy lover after two years together

When Wendi Deng, 49, started dating 23-year-old Hungarian model Bertold Zahoran, eyebrows were raised not only at their 26-year age gap but at the 64 …

Tony Blair

Les Hinton pens memoirs of career with Rupert Murdoch

Renowned journalist Les Hinton has recounted his experiences while working with Rupert Murdoch in his new memoir ‘Bootle Boy: An Untidy Life in …

Royal Family

News Corp prepares for Sun King's visit — as does Fairfax

Since his sailing accident earlier this year, <b>Rupert Murdoch</b> has taken some time away from the public eye to recuperate. But that period seems to be …

News Corp

EXCLUSIVE: Happy family! Rupert Murdoch holds hands with wife Jerry Hall as they enjoy a day at the beach with his daughter Grace, 17, in Malibu

The Murdoch-Halls enjoyed a relaxing weekend in Malibu after what was a hectic, and hugely profitable, week for the media mogul.<p>Photos obtained …

U.S. Department of Justice

21st Century Fox, Disney stockholders approve House of Mouse acquisition

The end game for Disney’s acquisition of the key TV and film assets from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox (21CF) is near as each company’s …

Media Industry

Les Hinton: "I hesitated about writing my life story at all because I knew I was going to have to deal with Rupert."

Whooshkaa<p>music.song<p>https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=259456<p>Stephen Brook interviews Les Hinton, who for decades was Rupert Murdoch’s right-hand …

Business (Australia)

Disney, 21st Century Fox Shareholders Vote to Approve $71.3 Billion Merger

Shareholders of 21st Century Fox and Disney have voted to approve Disney’s $71.3 billion buyout of major Fox assets.<p>Shareholders gathered Friday …

Entertainment

Disney, Fox Shareholders Approve $71.3-Billion Deal

Shareholders of Walt Disney Co. and Twenty-First Century Fox have approved Disney’s acquisition of Fox’s entertainment assets, including its TV …

U.S. Department of Justice

Disney and Fox shareholders approve $71.3B merger

The Disney and Fox union has moved one step closer to completion.<p>Fox shareholders on Friday approved the sale of its entertainment assets to Disney for $71.3 billion, reported Bloomberg. Both companies' investors reportedly approved in separate votes at the New York Hilton Midtown in Manhattan.<p>Fox …

Ice Age

Nod for Disney's $73.1B acquisition of Fox entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment division is one step closer after shareholders …

Pay-TV

Disney's $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets gets the greenlight from shareholders

Shareholders have approved a $71 billion deal that merges some of 21st Century Fox's film and television assets with Disney.<p>Both companies announced Friday that their shareholders gave their approval in separate meetings in New York.<p>Disney is purchasing the assets, which exclude the Fox News and …

Advertising

Rupert Murdoch’s Good Fortune

“Three times this summer, government regulators have had to make major decisions regarding media ownership. Three times, the decision has gone the …

Media Industry

Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in Comcast, Disney Battle – Bloomberg

Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in Comcast, Disney Battle<p>Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in Comcast, Disney Battle<p>Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in …

Media Industry

Comcast walks away from Fox takeover fight | Financial Times

US cable group Comcast said on Thursday that it would no longer pursue a takeover of the bulk of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, conceding defeat …

Walt Disney Company

Comcast likely to be new owner of Sky

<b>Comcast is likely to be the new owner of Sky, BBC Business Editor Simon Jack has learned.</b><p>It means that Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has failed in its bid to take full control of Sky.<p>Instead, Disney will buy assets from Fox including its movie studio, and content like Avatar and X-Men.<p>It is not …

Business

Comcast scraps Fox bid amid takeover battle with Disney

** Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) and UK’s Sky (SKYB.L) dip after Comcast says abandons bid for Fox assets<p>The Twenty-First Century Fox Studios logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson<p>** Shares of Rupert Murdoch’s Fox fall 1.5 pct to $46.00 …

Los Angeles

Murdoch caps long career by laughing all the way to the bank

Rupert Murdoch had one more blockbuster deal in him. And it might be the grizzled veteran's sweetest yet.

Administrative Law

The constructive-destructive axis

In his biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson reports on some comments Jobs made over dinner to News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch about Fox …

News Corp

Rupert Murdoch's summer of good fortune

Rupert Murdoch is having a great summer.<p>Three times this summer, government regulators have had to make major decisions regarding media ownership. Three times, the decision has gone the way that Murdoch and his company, 21st Century Fox, would have wanted.<p>Murdoch is known to speak regularly with …

Media Industry

The New York Post and Daily News pile on Trump after Helsinki

President Trump's hapless Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin continues to get slammed by the right and the left, as crystallized by New York's …

Donald Trump

Comcast unlikely to raise Fox bid; focused on Sky: Sources

Comcast is unlikely to make another bid for Twenty-First Century Fox's movie and television assets, focusing on a bid for Britain's Sky television, …

Faber

A protester tells Rupert Murdoch exactly where he can stick it, live on Sky News

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London on 13 July in resistance to Donald Trump. And protesters weren’t about to let the US …

Journalism