Fox CEO James Murdoch isn’t the only studio owner pushing hard to offer new movies to home viewers in the period when theaters insist on showing them exclusively. Warner Bros. also considers it an “imperative” to “offer consumers more...Show More Summary
Fox doesn’t believe it has to look for a merger partner to help it keep up with AT&T and Time Warner, CEO James Murdoch told analysts today in a quarterly conference call that only lasted a half hour — not the usual full hour. “Scale for scale's sake is not something that we think should be pursued,” he says. Show More Summary
The hard sell to keep Megyn Kelly at Fox News is about to get underway.
Another report giving us insight into the behind-the-scenes dealings at Fox News reveals just how committed James and Lachlan Murdoch are playing a "pivotal role" in getting Megyn Kelly to renew her contract before it's up next year...
Click here for reuse options! Donald Trump, James Inhofe and Rupert Murdoch are among the prominent climate deniers engaged in a deliberate misinformation campaign. Earlier this month, my co-author Tom Toles (the Pulitzer-winning editorial...Show More Summary
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Adam Aron, CEO and President, AMC Entertainment has weighed in on the spat between the National Association of Theatre Owners and Fox CEO James Murdoch: "The theatrical window is a longstanding industry practice that has benefited studios, theatres and moviegoers. Show More Summary
Three Murdochs were among the top-paid executives at Twenty-First Century Fox last year. Rupert Murdoch remained the company’s highest-paid boss, with $34.6 million, followed by Vice-Chairman... To view the full story, click the title link.
21st Century Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch saw his annual compensation rise almost 25% compared with fiscal-year 2015, with a total package of $34.6 million. He made $27.9 million in 2015, when he also was CEO. His son James Murdoch, in his first year as the new CEO, was $26.4 million. Show More Summary
Fox CEO James Murdoch needs to “take some time to learn how [the movie business] works” National Association of Theatre Owners CEO John Fithian says today in a note to Deadline, picking up a gauntlet that Murdoch threw down yesterday. The...Show More Summary
Theater owners had better brace themselves for a new round of skirmishes over their exclusive access to new movies. “We have to think about these crazy hold backs that theater owners put in place — these blackout periods,” Fox CEO James Murdoch told an investor gathering today. Show More Summary
When it comes to mentoring young film makers, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch is all about taking action. Lights, camera, action, that is. Murdoch is serving as a mentor to the Ghetto Film School. The school is all about bringingShow More Summary
Business is booming at 21st Century Fox. Thanks to a combination of hit TV shows and strong news viewership, the media giant has seen its profits soar this quarter, according to New Vision. CEO James Murdoch is set to speak on how his...Show More Summary
Fox News may have lost its longtime leader Roger Ailes, but the channel’s brand identity won’t be changing under his replacement. That was the message from Lachlan and James Murdoch, the top executives at Fox News parent 21st Century Fox, who addressed Ailes’ departure during the company’s call...
Business Insider’s flagship conference, IGNITION, is in its seventh year running, bringing you conversations with the best and brightest minds in digital. This year we've lined up an amazing list of speakers that includes founders of...Show More Summary
The most compelling article we read Wednesday about the expected ouster of Fox News architect Roger Ailes was Michael Wolff’s piece in The Hollywood Reporter. Writes Wolff: “It was James Murdoch’s cold calculation that ended the hand-wringing debate: Whither Fox...
"James Murdoch is said to be arguing that Ailes should be presented with a choice this week to resign or face being fired."
Roger Ailes, the founding head of Fox News may be nearing the end of his 20-year stint leading the conservative media outlet. Rupert Murdoch, CEO of parent company 21st Century Fox, along with James and Lachlan Murdoch, his sons and company co-chairmen, have reportedly decided to remove the executive amid recent sexual harassment allegations.
Roger Ailes's tenure as the head of Fox News may be coming to an end. Rupert Murdoch and sons Lachlan and James -- co-chairmen and CEO, respectively, of parent company 21st Century Fox -- have settled on removing the 76-year-old executive,...Show More Summary