Media business reporter Rupert Murdoch has scooped us all with a tweet Friday saying he has “strong word” that Tribune Publishing is being sold to a Wall Street firm and the Los Angeles Times spun off to a local group. Strong word Tribune...Show More Summary
“Rupert Murdoch, not often an outsider when it comes to knowledge of media deals, told the world Friday that he has ‘strong word’ that Tribune Publishing’s newspaper group is going to be acquired and that it will split off the...
Murdoch's Friday tweet about Eli Broad being close to acquiring the Times set off a media scramble. "Could well happen," Ken Doctor concludes.
Eli Broad and a "big wall St firm" are among rumored buyers. read more
Two days after employee buyouts that saw an as-yet unspecified number of longtime Los Angeles Times staffers leaving the paper, Rupert Murdoch has today added fuel to speculation about the LAT’s future. In a tweet earlier this afternoon,...Show More Summary
By Dan Levine (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of Wall Street Journal publisher News Corp, on Friday said he had "strong word" that the Tribune Publishing Co's newspaper group will be bought by a Wall Street firm, while the Los Angeles Times will be split off and purchased by local investors including philanthropist Eli Broad. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of Wall Street Journal publisher News Corp, on Friday said he had "strong word" that the Tribune Publishing Co's newspaper group will be bought by a Wall Street firm, while the Los Angeles Times will be split...Show More Summary
It involves fellow billionaire Eli Broad.
Rupert Murdoch is a multi-billionaire media mogul whose influence is known to swing elections. But it seems like what he really wants to be is a regular old media reporter. Murdoch on Friday tweeted out, for unknown reasons, that heShow More Summary
Or, more accurately, here’s the latest cover in the Rupert Murdoch era: Maybe they’ll start running pictures of topless women on page 3?
The Premier League has plenty in common with The Simpsons: Both have been very popular since the early 1990s, both feature an eclectic cast of characters and both have made a lot of money for Rupert Murdoch. Now, we answer a perfectly...Show More Summary
Digital advertising is stuck in the dark ages and needs to catch up, says 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch. At a summit hosted by The Paley Center for Media, the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch urged the advertising industry to be...Show More Summary
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch sparked outrage online after tweeting on Monday that only refugees who are "proven Christians" should be allowed into the United States from Syria. Obama facing enormous opposition in accepting refugees. Maybe make special exception for proven Christians. Show More Summary
"Can't we deport the Australians to make room?"
The CEO plays an influential role in conservative circles
Rupert Murdoch has waded into the controversy about Syrian refugees - and asked that the U.S. accept only "proven Christians." Fortunately, he was hilariously smacked down on Twitter. Earlier today, Murdoch tweeted, "Obama facing enormous opposition in accepting refugees. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch tweeted tonight about exceptions he thinks should be granted for Christian refugees trying to come to the United States.
News Corp. and 21st Centrury Fox executive co-chairman Rupert Murdoch suggested that President Barack Obama "make [a] special exception for proven Christians," when considering refugees in the wake of recent attacks in Paris. In a November...Show More Summary
21st Century Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch was roundly criticized on Monday after suggesting that, instead of barring all Syrian refugees, that one faith be granted preferential treatment. “Obama facing enormous opposition in accepting refugees,” he wrote. “Maybe make special exception...