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11 hrs ago | Jane Genova

No Hipster Rhetoric: Queen Elizabeth, Enduring CEO, Turns 88

Like Rupert Murdoch and Warren Buffett, Queen Elizabeth has held onto influence, power and her job as CEO into her 80s.


19 hrs ago | Canberra Times


Rupert Murdoch couldn't do it, and neither could Google. But Australia's national broadcaster, the ABC, and its international television service, the Australia Network, have broken into the elusive but vast Chinese television market.


Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Media briefs: Pulitzer response Fox shake-up Boston remembers

Paging Ten: top executive David Lyle is available A Pulitzer win, and a dodgy response Front page of the day A Pulitzer, and a dodgy response.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: No amount of outrage will reduc...

At 79, Graef "Bud" Crystal is the grand old man of executive compensation critics.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Lawrence Ellison, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Rupert Murdoch: 11 Best Lines From His Candid 'Fortune' Interview

The News Corp and 21st Century Fox boss talked about the almost purchase of Facebook, Republican presidential contenders in 2016 and succession.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Media Matters for America

Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal Denied Reporting Pulitzer For Seventh Straight Year

Today marked the seventh straight year that The Wall Street Journal has not won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting.


Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, News Corporation, The Washington Post Company, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

US CEOs still raking in the cash

Rupert Murdoch of 21st Century Fox made $US26.1 million for the 2013 fiscal year, during which his company's stock rose 46 per cent.


Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Accuracy In Media

Rupert Murdoch: Fox News "Saved" Republican Party

In a wide-ranging interview with Fortune magazine's Patricia Sellers, 21st Century Fox Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch disputed the notion that Fox News has hurt the Republican Party.


Related Topix: Tea Party, US News


Where Sebelius Celebrated -- Sylvia Mathews Burwell heads for solid...

SPOTTED, dining with one-on-one Valerie Jarrett last night at the Blue Duck Tavern in Georgetown: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, celebrating five years and 7.5 million insured.


Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Joe Manchin

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Murdoch talks about wooing DreamWorks chief to Fox

Rupert Murdoch, in an exclusive interview released today in the new issue of Fortune, confirms the rumor churning through Hollywood: He is trying to lure Stacey Snider, the co-chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios, to 20th Century Fox.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

CBS Local

Murdoch Hints He Could Vote For Clinton In 2016

Rupert Murdoch listens to President Barack Obama make remarks at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting, at the Four Seasons Hotel, on Nov. 19, 2013, in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch hints he could vote for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Daily Mail

Rupert Murdoch opens up about ex-wife Wendi Deng's 'love note' to Tony Blair

The media mogul revealed he only learned of his ex-wife's diary entries after he filed for divorce In an interview with Fortune magazine, the News Corporation boss explained that he first heard of the alleged encounters while in Australia He said he immediately traveled back to the ranch to quiz the staff - and then he scrambled to find a lawyer ... (more)


Related Topix: News Corporation, Publishing, Media, Carmel, CA


Rupert Murdoch on his divorce, succession and his empire's future

"I had a very bad month in January and February. I had a fall in San Francisco. I fell on my head," says Rupert Murdoch in an exclusive interview with Fortune Magazine that covers the gamut of the media titan's latest challenges.


Related Topix: Wedding, Social Software, Michael Bloomberh, Publishing, News Corporation, IGN Entertainment

The Washington Post

Telecom Italia Is Said to Reach Web-TV Deal With Murdoch's Sky

Telecom Italia SpA, the country's largest phone company, is teaming with Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia SpA for an Internet-TV service to lure broadband customers, two people familiar with the matter said.


Related Topix: Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA, Europe, Italy, World News, Business News

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Indian Television

Vice Media, Shane Smith & Star India

MUMBAI: Shane Smith is your typical journalist. He dresses in jeans and a T-shirt, even when he is delivering a keynote at the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes during the currently ongoing MipTV.


Related Topix: Journalism

The Times-Picayune

Birth of a liberal media empire & more: James Varney/links

This 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

The Rise Of Vice Media

Shane Smith, CEO and co-founder of Vice Media, announced last week that the media company might go public.


The Daily Beast

I Was Australia's Anna Wintour By Kristie Clements

In May 2012, Kristie Clements was unceremoniously fired after serving as editor of 'Vogue Australia' for 13 years.


Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Globe and Mail

News Corp. wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuit over phone hacking

Chairman and CEO of News Corp. Rupert Murdoch arrives at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013.


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, British Sky Broadcasting Group, Television

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Editor & Publisher

In Media Mogulsa Rarefied Realm, Ita s Like Father, Like Son

Last week, Rupert Murdoch handed the future leadership of two publicly held companies worth a combined $80 billion to his two sons, almost as casually as if they were the keys to the family station wagon.