James Murdoch has joined the board at Vice Media as director, the London Evening Standard reports. 21st Century Fox bought a five percent stake in VICE over the summer. Fox News “Red Eye” host Greg Gutfeld announced the departure ofShow More Summary
Chase Carey, president of 21st Century Fox, which owns a 39 percent stake in the U.K. pay TV giant, is also among the directors retaining their board seats. LONDON – 21st Century Fox deputy COO James Murdoch is keeping his seat on the board of U.K. Show More Summary
The appointment was part of a deal by 21st Century Fox, where Mr. Murdoch is an executive, to buy a 5 percent stake in Vice.
He has been added to the board of the youth media company, in which the entertainment conglomerate run by father Rupert Murdoch this summer acquired a small stake. LONDON – 21st Century Fox deputy COO James Murdoch has recently joined the board of youth media company Vice Media, in which Fox this summer acquired a 5 percent stake. Show More Summary
It turns out that one point of launching an ostentatiously renegade bad-boy media company is so that one day it can be inherited by an upwardly failing scion. More than a year after resigning from his chairmanship at News International, Rupert Murdoch's son James has found a new position as director of at Vice Media, according to the London Evening-Standard. Read more...
James Murdoch, deputy chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, has sold about 18.5 percent of his stake in the company. The Wall Street Journal reports that the transaction was valued at $15 million. The sale was for 455,000 Class...Show More Summary
The deputy COO of 21st Century Fox, which owns a majority stake in the German pay TV firm, replaces Chase Carey. read more
After ankling many of his European board seats in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal at News Corp’s UK press arm, James Murdoch has been elected Chairman of the supervisory board of Sky Deutschland. The exec, and son of Rupert, had originally been appointed as a member of Sky Deutschland’s board last April as News Corp began to raise his profile. Show More Summary
At a cable industry gathering in Barcelona, the 21st Century Fox deputy COO also argues for the benefits of channel bundling, despite increased competition from the Internet and streaming video services. read more
He will join others next month in debating new challenges in the pay TV world. read more
The dramatic increase in the value of 21st Century Fox stock has paid big dividends for Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Chase Carey.
"If you become paralyzed by your failures, you won't grow," the 21st Century Fox deputy COO says and lauds a "creative renaissance" in TV. read more
An old email exchange between Steve Jobs and James Murdoch illustrates how savvy negotiation works. A series of emails about ebook prices between Apple and HarperCollins, including ones written by Steve Jobs, were recently released as part of the Department of Justice price-fixing suit against Apple and a number of major publishers. Show More Summary
A longtime industry watcher moves to Cupertino, Steve Jobs’s email to James Murdoch is marked as read, and Tim Cook dodges an inane “rumor.” The remainders for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 are live, in the flesh. Longtime Tech Industry Analyst...Show More Summary
Zachary Seward, writing for Quartz: The emails have mostly been viewed in the context of the lawsuit, but they also provide an extraordinary view of high-stakes negotiation between the leaders of two powerful firms, Apple and News Corp. Show More Summary
TUAW has covered the US Department of Justice price-fixing case against Apple for the past several years. Now an email sent from late Apple CEO Steve Jobs to James Murdoch of News Corporation (parent company of HarperCollins publishers)...Show More Summary
The Department of Justice is suing Apple over price-fixing in the eBook market. The DOJ's latest piece of evidence is an email that Apple CEO Steve Jobs sent News Corp executive James Murdoch. In it, Jobs tells Murdoch, who oversaw News Corp's book publisher, Hearst, that he doesn't think consumers will buy eBooks priced above $14.99. Show More Summary
As part of the ongoing Apple e-book price fixing investigation by the Department of Justice, a new email sent from Steve Jobs to James Murdoch has come to light. Read more...
An email from late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to then CEO of News Corp. James Murdoch suggests the Cupertino company was looking to set the price of e-books sold through the iBookstore at rates higher than market leader Amazon, says the U.S. Department of Justice.
"Heck, Amazon is selling these books at $9.99, and who knows maybe they are right and we will fail even at $12.99."