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Wednesday Jul 9 | Poynter Online

News Corp. rumored to be putting together a new bid for Tribune newspapers

Rumor has it that News Corp - with a $2.5 billion cash kitty for acquisitions - may be mounting a new bid for the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and the six other Tribune newspapers.


Related Topix: Tribune Company

Wednesday Jul 9 | Mail on Sunday

Media and tech's biggest names gather in Sun Valley... but is...

Brazil's darkest hour: National mourning, riots in the streets and even fans turning on themselves as World Cup hosts face up to utter humiliation of 7-1 defeat at hands of Germany 'At bedtime his ritual began': Jerry Sandusky's adopted son opens up to Oprah about the seven years of horrific sexual abuse he suffered that started when he was just ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Google, Startups

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Coulson Gets Jail for Phone Hacking

A judge sentenced Andy Coulson, a former top newspaper editor and onetime media aide to Prime Minister David Cameron , to 18 months in prison for conspiring to hack phones during his tenure at the helm of Jurors last week found Mr. Coulson, 46 years old, guilty of phone hacking -the culmination of an eight-month trial stemming from a long-running ... (more)


Related Topix: Journalism

Thu Jul 03, 2014


Australia's Ten Network Ripens as Cheap Target: Real M&A

Ten Network Holdings Ltd. , weighing a possible sale, is so cheap that acquirers can buy the Australian television channel for less than the value of its broadcasting license.


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup, Publishing, Media, Morningstar, Providence, RI

Wed Jul 02, 2014


News Corp has given $3m to the Clintons

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox/News Corp has given more than $3 million to Bill and Hillary Clinton over the last 22 years, according to a new Wall Street Journal analysis of individual, corporate and foreign contributions.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, News Corporation

New York Magazine

Vice Is Getting a $6.5 Million Tax Break for Taking Over Williamsburg

In case being valued in the billions, with investments from Rupert Murdoch and interest from Time Warner , wasn't enough to make Vice feel wanted, New York is wooing the millennial-oriented media company, too.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, Television, Warner Bros Television, DC Comics, Cartoon Network

Tue Jul 01, 2014


Murdoch's ambitions may take center stage in Sun Valley

Rupert Murdoch jets into Idaho's Sun Valley next week for the year's most exclusive tech and media industry gathering, armed with both the money and the appetite for a major deal.


Related Topix: Idaho, British Sky Broadcasting Group, Television, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Viacom

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Daily Mail

British police started chasing Rupert Murdoch and News Corp...

Terrifying video shows man hanging onto car traveling 50mph on a busy interstate before he 'broke back-windshield and climbed in' The 'Mystery Marine' finally turns himself in: Two-time deserter accused of faking his kidnapping is in custody after spending 9 years on the run in Lebanon Two thirds of Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares restaurants ... (more)


Related Topix: Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food, Chefs, Publishing, News Corporation, Journalism

Sat Jun 28, 2014

South China Morning Post

Rebekah Brooks, the tea girl who became queen of Rupert Murdoch's castle

Rupert Murdoch is an Australian American media mogul and founder of global media holding company News Corporation.


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, Media, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Rupert Murdoch and News Corp.'s woes will continue

Rupert Murdoch has known since sometime last year that he is a suspect in the investigations probing the systemic corruption at his British tabloids.


Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Sydney Morning Herald

Murdoch editors told to 'kill Whitlam' in 1975

News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch directed his editors to "kill Whitlam" some 10 months before the downfall of Gough Whitlam's Labor government, according to a newly released United States diplomatic report.


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, Media, Journalism

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Daily Mail

FBI move in on Rupert Murdoch and phone-hacking

EXCLUSIVE: The LAST picture of model Katie Cleary's husband shows him in 'good spirits' with friends, just hours before he took his own life.


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media

The Standard

Murdoch in London despite police quiz rumors

News Corporation executive chairman Rupert Murdoch was in London on Thursday, amid reports that police want to question him in the wake of the phone-hacking trial.


Related Topix: News Corporation, Publishing, Media

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Virgin Media chief Tom Mockridge takes on old boss in broadband battle

Mobile: Tom Mockridge had worked for Rupert Murdoch around the world from Australia to Britain, before jumping ship to rival Liberty Global Global media is among the most tribal of enterprises.


Related Topix: Absolute Radio, Publishing, News Corporation, Media, US Politics, US News, Al Gore

Tue Jun 24, 2014

ABC News

After 8-month trial, Cameron 'sorry'; Coulson guilty; and Brooks walks free

ELEANOR HALL: To the UK now, and the first guilty verdict in the eight-month-long phone hacking trial has prompted a public apology from the British prime minister David Cameron, and seen Scotland Yard detectives formally request an interview with Rupert Murdoch.


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, Media

South China Morning Post

Analysis: For Rupert Murdoch, Brooks' verdict comes with a price

Rupert Murdoch is an Australian American media mogul and founder of global media holding company News Corporation.


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, Media, Labour Party (UK)


7 amazing things we learned during the hacking trial

Editor's note: Martin Hickman is a freelance journalist who co-wrote "Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain."


Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, News Corporation, Media, Prince William, World News

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Murdoch's minions: Jason and Naomi Schaefer-Riley

With Rupert Murdoch at the helm of the Wall Street Journal , the paper has become little more than a Fox News rag of right-wing spews or a New York Post in staid typeface.


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation

Thu Jun 19, 2014


Murdoch: What Cantor loss means

Rupert Murdoch is calling for a comprehensive immigration overhaul and warns that Eric Cantor's loss should not become a setback for reform.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Rupert Murdoch Pens Immigration Reform Op-Ed: 'Immigrants Enrich Our Culture'

The media mogul called on Congress to offer a path to citizenship for illegal aliens and remove caps on visas for highly-skilled workers.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Opinion, Business News