James Murdoch, son of News Corp. chief executive Rupert Murdoch and head of News International, has stepped down as executive chairman of the embattled British newspaper division, the company announced on Wednesday. His resignation comes on the heels of the growing U.K. investigation into News International's phone-hacking activities, and less than a week after the [...]
Last month, Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox announced it would buy the 61 percent of British satellite television company Sky that it does not already own for almost $15 billion. This consolidation of one of the biggest media companies...Show More Summary
21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch this week took on the question of Fox News' "fair and balanced" slogan during Business Insider's Ignition conference.
21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch defended Fox News' "fair and balanced" slogan on Tuesday, drawing a distinction between the network's news shows and primetime opinion programming. During an interview at Business Insider's annual IGNITION...Show More Summary
"There's a high contrast between all of those shows."
On Monday, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch gave his father an "A+" in handling Fox News after the departure of Roger Ailes, saying Rupert Murdoch "rolled up his sleeves and kept the show on the road." Speaking at the UBS 44th Annual...Show More Summary
But no more hints about Megyn Kelly's future.
Fox CEO James Murdoch gave Fox News a post-election vote of confidence, calling its prospects for 2017 “strong,” at an investor gathering today. Although news ratings have dropped since the election, and “are likely to be harder” inShow More Summary
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