How long can News Corp keep up the juggling act?
News Corp has been able to shelter its financial health thanks to some wily tax planning, but if the company is finally compelled to swing the axe, Amplify will be the first to go.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Kim Williams reveals life inside News Corp
ELEANOR HALL: To our interview with the former CEO of News Corp Australia. Kim Williams gives as good as he gets as he opens up about working with Rupert Murdoch and the poisonous atmosphere inside the company where he spent 20 months trying to drive change before his dramatic departure a year ago.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
HBO Could Get A Huge Lift With On...
HBO is nominated for 99 Emmy Awards this year, and like every year nowadays, that's more than any competitor.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Crikey to destroy leaked accounts showing News Corp decline
Online news site Crikey has responded to legal threats by agreeing to destroy leaked accounts indicating a steep decline in News Corporation's Australian newspaper business.
Immigration reform: While you were out
Rupert Murdoch, the founder and CEO of News Corp, issued a call for immigration reform on Wednesday, writing in the Wall Street Journal: "One of the most immediate ways to revitalize our economy is by passing immigration reform."
Michael Wolff on Jeff Bewkes: What's Next for Time Warner's Anti-Mogul
Now that he's fended off Rupert Murdoch , the CEO might be better off figuring out what else he can sell, writes Wolff The most strategic way for Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes - who has just fended off Rupert Murdoch 's efforts to buy his company - to keep Time Warner independent is to show he's not a seller by becoming a buyer.
Sydney Morning Herald
Don't blame me for power shift
The internet has no respect for the establishment and is a furiously strong levelling agent: News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Rupert Murdoch Is getting Hammered for This Tweet
Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman News Corporation looks on during a panel discussion at the B20 meeting of company CEO's on July 17, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
'More Fergusons' coming, warns media magnate Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch, the founder and CEO of News Corp., said what's going on Ferguson, Missouri, is likely to replicate in communities around the nation due in large part to the sluggish economy.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
In the Loop: Fair and balanced: Fox PAC supports Democrats, too
The media company, which owns Fox News and whose CEO is Rupert Murdoch, just last month gave Senate Majority Leader And so far this cycle, the Fox PAC has given more money to Senate Democratic candidates than Republican ones.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Brooklyn Inc
A Changing Brooklyn: Williamsburg
Brooklyn, New York has long been a Mecca for publishing types. From Walt Whitman to the Daily News and beyond, the borough continues to breed hungry writers, artists and businesses that can use them.
Why China's Richest Man Could Buy Time Warner
Wang Jianlin's plan for a $1.2 billion Beverly Hills compound might be the next big step toward owning a Hollywood studio Now that Rupert Murdoch has withdrawn his $80 billion bid to buy Time Warner, rumors again are heating up about who could make a play for the media giant.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Guardian' runs anti-Hamas Wiesel ad but support for Israel still ebbs
Ad saying "Jews rejected child sacrifice 3,500 years ago... now it's Hamas's turn" was penned by Elie Wiesel and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
** British infrastructure company Balfour Beatty has rejected a second proposal from rival Carillion to merge, citing significant risks the 3 billion pound deal would pose to its business.
ValueAct Said to Amass $1 Billion Stake in 21st Century Fox
ValueAct Capital Management LLC, the activist hedge fund run by Jeffrey Ubben, acquired a new $1 billion stake in 21st Century Fox Inc. and has held talks with management, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Washington Post
News Corp. Misses Profit Estimates as Advertising Sales Decline
News Corp., completing its first full year as a stand-alone company, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' estimates for the first time as it struggled in its transition from print to digital.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
News Corp Revenues, Earnings Down Slightly in Fiscal 2014
A year after Rupert Murdoch spun off his newspaper division from TV operations , News Corp on Thursday reported fiscal 2014 revenues of $8.57 billion compared to $8.89 billion last year; and earnings per share of 46 cents, down from 62 cents last year.
Los Angeles Times
Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid
CEO Jeffrey Bewkes said Time Warner was big enough to stay independent. He made it clear that he was not a fan of mega-mergers just for the sake of scale.
Fox Earnings Beat Estimates With Film, Cable Unit Gains
With the bid over, Fox executives highlighted record profit from films and gains in cable programming.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Twenty-First Century Fox's (FOXA) CEO Rupert Murdoch on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Twenty-First Century Fox Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Call.