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Why Comcast, Verizon and Disney Should—and Shouldn’t—Try to Acquire Fox

The "For Sale" sign is out at 21st Century Fox, and several of the biggest media companies are lining up to speak with executive chairman Rupert Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan about buying many of the company's most prized assets. Less than two weeks ago, news broke that Fox had been in on-again,...

21st Century Fox Discusses a Deal With Sky, but Not Disney

James and Lachlan Murdoch did not take questions about reports that Disney had discussed acquiring some of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment business.

CBS Sports chairman blames declined ratings on oversaturation

When FOX CEO James Murdoch blamed the decline in NFL ratings on oversaturation from products like Thursday Night Football, the NFL responded in part by targeting the messenger not the message, given that FOX doesn’t broadcast Thursday night games. That approach won’t apply this time around. CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus has attributed the ratings [more]

James Murdoch Blames Too Many Games on Too Many Nights for Declining NFL Ratings

Forget the controversy over National Anthem protests, politics or the quality of NFL matchups. NFL ratings have declined over the past two years because of the "overproliferation" of games, particularly as the league expanded Thursday Night Football, said 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch. Murdoch, who spoke this morning at the Paley International Council Summit...

James Murdoch, 21st Century Fox CEO, on $32 Million O’Reilly Settlement: ‘It Was News to Me’

Fox has been distancing itself from a $32 million settlement of sexual harassment allegations against former Fox News Channel golden boy Bill O’Reilly since news of the settlement broke over the weekend. One of the revelations in reporting on the...

James Murdoch Says Size of O’Reilly Settlement Was ‘News to Me’

4 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

It was the first time that the chief executive of 21st Century Fox had publicly addressed Bill O’Reilly’s settlement of a sexual harassment allegation for $32 million.

James Murdoch on Bill O'Reilly's $32 million sex-harassment settlement: 'It was news to me'

James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox, said he was unaware that ex-Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's settlement with a former employee included a staggering $32 million payment -- and he defended the company's handling of the situation. Last Saturday, the New York Times reported that O'Reilly personally...

James Murdoch Re-Elected Sky Chairman, Surviving Shareholder Uprising

As 21st Century Fox continues its pursuit of full control over European pay-TV group Sky, chairman James Murdoch won re-election today despite significant shareholder opposition. Nearly 22% of all shareholders, and more than 48% of independent...Show More Summary

These Subway Ads Calling The Knicks 'Hopeless' Will Be Removed

A Fox Sports advertising campaign deriding the Knicks as "HOPELESS"—as well as "HOPEFUL"—is now being removed from NYC subway cars after Knicks owner James Dolan reportedly called Rupert Murdoch, who owns Fox, to complain. [ more › ...

James Dolan Reportedly Called Rupert Murdoch, "Furious" Over FS1 Subway Ad

2 months agoSports : The Big Lead

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Murdoch Trio’s Compensation Dipped In 2016, 21st Century Fox Says

The annual compensation for all three of 21st Century Fox’s Murdochs — Rupert, Lachlan and James — fell in the most recent fiscal year, according to a company SEC filing. The figures unveiled today come ahead of Fox’s annual shareholders...Show More Summary

Writing Rupert, Playing Murdoch, Making ‘Ink’

How the playwright James Graham and the actor Bertie Carvel give the media mogul a fair hearing in a play that takes a hard look at populism and the press.

Judge Fox bid for Sky on merits not politics - James Murdoch

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

By Paul Sandle and Kate Holton CAMBRIDGE, England (Reuters) - Britain should judge Rupert Murdoch's bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit, his son and fellow executive James Murdoch said on Thursday. Show More Summary

‘It is called isolation’: Keith Olbermann on ‘stampede quality’ of Trump collapse

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Long-time broadcaster Keith Olbermann used his GQ show analyze the broad spectrum of individuals and organizations backing away from President Donald Trump? “When you lose Rupert Murdoch’s son, James, have you lost America?” Olbermann asked. “Probably not.” “How...

James Murdoch Rebukes Trump’s Charlottesville Reaction, Pledges $1M To ADL And Gives Fox News A Pass

James Murdoch, the chief executive of Fox News’ parent company, 21st Century Fox and the son of Trump-whisperer Rupert Murdoch, has, “in a personal capacity,” condemned Trump’s remarks about the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville last week. Show More Summary

For Murdoch Empire, Perhaps a Decisive Point in Relationship to Trump

An email Thursday night from James Murdoch was a repudiation of the president. It may signal a coming shift at Murdoch-controlled media outlets.

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