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Audit Notes: Murdoch's Lobbyists, Reuters on Chesapeake, Shadow Space

Top News Corporation officials talked about enlisting the top Wall Street Journal Europe editor to lobby politicians for Murdoch's multibillionaire BSkyB bid. ProPublica: But email messages released Tuesday indicate that News Corp. executives at least considered dispatching top editors of The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Times of London, both News Corp. holdings, to advocate the BSkyB deal.
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Audit notes: Chesapeake woes, the Untaxable, Reuters on HSBC

Media / Media Industry News : Columbia Journalism Review (2 years ago)

The hits keep coming at Chesapeake Energy. Today, it's The Wall Street Journal's turn. It reports on page one that the company has put $1.4 billion in unreported liabilities off its balance sheet, far more than analysts had estimate... Read Post

BSkyB: James Murdoch To Stay On As Chair After News Corp Abandons Bid

Media / Media Industry News : paidContent.org (3 years ago)

News Corp today walked away from its bid to buy out all shares in UK broadcaster BSkyB (NYSE: BSY), but one of its most senior executives will continue to have a role there. Sources at BSkyB say that James Murdoch, the co-COO of New... Read Post

Audit Notes: News Corp./Wall Street Journal edition

Media / Media Industry News : Columbia Journalism Review (2 years ago)

Robert Thomson will become CEO of the news-focused News Corp. (the other new company will be called Fox Group) after four and a half years as top editor of The Wall Street Journal, a tenure that saw slightly increased circulation at... Read Post


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