Just as News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch was attempting to put scandal behind him and acquire a major media corporation, two more of his former editors were charged with phone hacking while working at his now-shuttered tabloid...Show More Summary
Weeks after a guilty verdict for former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, two more senior editors have been charged with phone hacking at the shuttered British tabloid. Read more...
In April, when they released their FY2013 annual results, MMC (Mitsubishi Motors Corp) reported record profits; see Reuters and Automotive News for stories. Don’t get too excited. Mitsubishi Motors’ North American operations are struggling; MMC sells far less than any other Asian car company in North America. The next smallest, Mazda, sold almost […]
By Paulo Santos: Cannabis Capital is no longer Cannabis Capital. It changed its name yet again, to Crown Baus Capital Corp (OTCQB:CBCA), while keeping its CBCA ticker. But more importantly, another piece of news showed just how worthless...Show More Summary
Per a guest column in this week’s Hollywood Reporter, the host of Real Time has a bad, sick-sense feeling about the possible takeover of Time Warner by News Corp. What’s good for the Doocy, the acerbic TV host imagines, will not be good for the Maher: There’s a terrible price to pay for this. Show More Summary
News Corp has added to its team at Storyful, the social news startup it purchased late last year. Details are below. Mandy Jenkins has been named editor of Storyful’s open newsroom. Jenkins began this newly created role on Monday. She...Show More Summary
Time Warner has already rejected Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion buyout overture, but on Tuesday night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart seemed pretty convinced that Murdoch will triumph in the end. Not that he's happy about the News Corp. mogul expanding his already huge media empire. Show More Summary
News 13 reported on a Florida veteran who on Monday was trapped inside of a VA outpatient center when the staff forgot he was waiting. Jeff Duck, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, was waiting for treatment at the Orange City VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic when the staff locked him in and went home. Show More Summary
ABC News says: McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag. The world's biggest hamburger chain has been struggling to boost sales in its flagship market amid intensifying competition,...Show More Summary
By Gary Bourgeault: When a company is in the type of business News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS) is in, competition comes just about from everywhere; including print and digital. To combat that, the company has taken some quick steps to grow and differentiate, as it has a big war chest to work from, with no debt on the books. Show More Summary
In a discussion with Fox Business News anchors David Asman and Liz Claman from the show ‘After the bell,’ Hank Smith, who is the CIO of Haverford, speaks on his stock picks which include International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) while Dan Haugh, who is the President of PTISecurities.com discusses Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL). “Well, first of […]
Leslie Moonves says his CBS Corp. is interested in buying the CNN news channel if it becomes available. Getting between Rupert Murdoch and Time Warner Inc. is another matter. Mr. Moonves, who spoke... To view the full story, click the title link.
News reports indicate that Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) is far apart from coming to a settlement-agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on its illegal dealings of mortgage securities during the economic crisis. The bank has been the most hit in terms of settlements due to dealings of its Merrill Lynch Branch. The bank […]
After a two-week tweet hiatus, News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch emerged to let his followers know that he won't be purchasing the Los Angeles Times or its parent company, the Tribune Company.
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Huge media conglomerate Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover offer from News Corp today, but the company may still be "in play," so it's not too late for an even more enormous portion of the U.S. media to fall under the control of Rupert Murdoch, a rich old climate change denier. Read more...
The changing world of how we watch TV means that it now makes sense for studios to produce mostly for their own broadcast stations.
9th Circuit revisits, tweaks Innocence of Muslims ruling, News Corp wants ISPs to be responsible for piracy and Dr. Who episode leaks out early. The post 3 Count: Leaky Daleks appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Time for another look back through Techdirt history... Five Years Ago: Probably the biggest news item to kick off this week in 2009 was the News Corp. phone hacking scandal: the Guardian published its expose, and while it was clearly a big deal, I don't think anyone knew just how huge it would become. Show More Summary
Via the Sydney Morning Herald: After years of dismissing speculation about his sexuality, Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay. Thorpe made the admission in a tell-all interview with Sir Michael Parkinson, News Corp reports. The interview,...Show More Summary