21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch took aim at online video advertising formats such as Facebook’s, saying the future of video advertising is immersive ad like Hulu’s recently introduced formats.
Digital advertising is stuck in the dark ages and needs to catch up, says 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch. At a summit hosted by The Paley Center for Media, the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch urged the advertising industry to be...Show More Summary
James Murdoch, who took over as CEO of 21st Century Fox in July, doesn't see Netflix as a harbinger of a world without advertising. But he said the ways brands reach consumers through video has to change. "It's easy for people to look...Show More Summary
Fox just had a huge day of ad sales — its most lucrative day in history, by some accounts, not including Super Bowl days or NFC Championships. Fox CEO James Murdoch told investors this week that Fox brought in more than $100 million...
21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch on Wednesday touched on the state of the TV business as it relates to on-demand viewing and tipped his hat to the growth of Hulu. During the company's first-quarter earnings call with investors, Murdoch spoke of the evolution the TV business has undergone, noting...
The Fox CEO and co-executive chair Lachlan Murdoch mention discuss how Hulu sub adds are up more than 60 percent, the "matured" cable bundle, the need for better audience measurement, the Fox Business network and the film business. read more
The company, led by executive chairmen Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch and CEO James Murdoch, also was affected by currency fluctuations and the exclusion of Shine from its result after the formation of Endemol Shine. read more
Fox News and the company's core brands remain "in great demand."
Yes, domestic consumers are starting to cut the pay TV cord, or not signing up in the first place. And, yes, TV ratings and ad sales are diminishing. But Fox CEO James Murdoch told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference this morning that he remains optimistic about the business. Although he considers it “reasonable” to expect the U.S. Show More Summary
The Fox chief also tells investors that he is optimistic about "rebundling." read more
James Murdoch, son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch and newly minted CEO of 21st Century Fox, will take stage at Business Insider’s flagship event, IGNITION: Future of Digital, on December 8-9, in New York City. At 42, Murdoch has two decades...Show More Summary
Analysts are interested in 21st Century Fox’s results for the June quarter. But two other considerations made today’s quarterly call especially compelling. Company watchers wanted to see what signals they could pick up about who’s really...Show More Summary
We're thrilled to announce that the new CEO of 21st Century Fox, James Murdoch, will speak at IGNITION, Business Insider's flagship conference on the future of digital. Murdoch was recently elevated to run the company along with his brother, Lachlan, who was named executive co-chairman. Show More Summary
Some traditions never die, including the one at Fox to offer top executives super high compensation packages. New CEO James Murdoch, Executive Co-Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, and former COO Chase Carey — now Executive Vice Chairman — should...Show More Summary
This year's Cannes International Festival of Creativity had it all, from Kim Kardashian and James Murdoch to very public displays of affection. read more
In his first major public appearance since the company named him CEO as of July 1, he also describes his relationship with brother Lachlan as "very much a partnership." read more
Soon-to-be 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch believes India is set to be the "single greatest opportunity over the next five to 10 years." Speaking at the Cannes Lions advertising festival, Murdoch said the country is "entrepreneurial,"...Show More Summary
CANNES (Reuters) - James Murdoch, who will take the helm of television company Twenty-First Century Fox next week, said there was little he and his father Rupert did not agree on with respect to the future of the family media empire....Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch is officially handing over the reins of 21st Century Fox to his sons James and Lachlan next month, the company has confirmed.
For two decades, Rupert Murdoch grew a $70 billion business with two channels of power — his adult children and the lieutenants who openly heaped derision on them — that sometimes overlapped. Murdoch, in his way, even may have used his executives in a long cat-and-mouse game to help hold his progeny — at times divided even among themselves — at bay. read more