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
Sure, James Murdoch is now in charge, but he's inheriting a stable group of executives who likely aren't going anywhere as THR breaks down the chain of command and those with the family's ear.
It's a tricky time to run a media company. Expect to see James Murdoch expand Fox's global reach.
The company says the transition will take effect July 1
The company confirmed expected changes in leadership, with James Murdoch becoming chief executive and his brother, Lachlan, executive co-chairman.
Rupert Murdoch's son James will become chief executive of 21st Century Fox on July 1, the company confirmed Tuesday.
Following last week’s news of executive changes at 21st Century Fox, first reported by CNBC, the company is now making it official: As of July 1, James Murdoch will be Chief Executive Officer of the TV and film conglomerate. His older...Show More Summary
It's official: James Murdoch is the new CEO of 21st Century Fox. The company announced this in a press release on Tuesday afternoon. This was expected, after news broke last week that Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as CEO. He will remain...Show More Summary
Here’s the announcement of the widely reported changes to take place at Fox with James Murdoch becoming CEO. More shortly: NEW YORK–The Board of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced a series of senior management changes,...Show More Summary