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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: WSJ on the IRS, countering Kinsley, Cramer gets an 'F'

Media / Media Industry News : Columbia Journalism Review (last year)

Rupert Murdoch must have loved his Wall Street Journal front page on Saturday. Editors splashed this headline across the top of the paper: Higher-Ups Knew of IRS Case Hearing Shows Obama Administration Officials Were Told in June 20... Read Post

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

Media / Media Industry News : (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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