While he’s not arguing with the success of Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch in building Fox News Channel into a $1.5 billion-a-year profit machine, columnist Jack Shafer, writing on Politico, recaps the channel’s success story and makes the argument that...
Vice Media made an attempt to buy former British Sunday tabloid newspaper, The News of the World, from Rupert Murdoch at the height of the phone hacking scandal, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Wall Street Journal reportedShow More Summary
If you've never seen the cult classic movie Idiocracy, do yourself a favor and fix that this weekend. The movie was amusing at the time of its release, but now it's just scarily prophetic. The basic gist of the movie is that humanity...Show More Summary
The NY Post is a disgraceful, conservative-leaning gossip rag that is not worth the paper its printed on. They are owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, which should tell you everything you need to know about their editorial tone, and they’ve been known to shame the homeless and endorse woefully unqualified blustering racists for president. […]
Murdoch's 2011 phone-hacking scandal, and its aftermath, taught important lessons about handling future crises – lessons that Murdoch still needs to remember.
This just keeps getting weirder. Ivanka Trump's social circle knows no bounds. Take for instance, her pick for a "sightseeing” pal in Dubrovnik, Croatia: Wendi Deng Murdoch. That's right, Ivanka is jetsetting with Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife, who is reportedly dating Vladimir Putin. Show More Summary
New questions are emerging about Donald Trump’s potential ties to Russia after his daughter Ivanka published a pic on Instagram. The picture shows Ivanka Trump posing with Wendi Deng Murdoch, the former wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch and, allegedly, the current girlfriend of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch has selected a new leadership team of longtime network executives. Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy will be co-presidents. Ailes was forced out amid sexual harassment charges.
Roger Ailes’s old job has been divided into two positions. Jack Abernethy will run the business side, and Bill Shine will oversee content and talent.
Fox News is reconfiguring its top management following Roger Ailes’ exit, with Rupert Murdoch naming veteran Fox executives Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine as co-presidents. The move comes after longtime Fox News chief Ailes’ fall from grace amid sexual harassment...
(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch named a new leadership team for Fox News on Friday following the departure of Chief Executive Roger Ailes last month. Fox, a unit of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, said it appointed Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy and Senior Executive Vice President Bill Shine as co-presidents, reporting to Murdoch. Show More Summary
Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy, veterans of the organization, were named by Rupert Murdoch to help fill the void left by the ouster of Roger Ailes.
Political documentarian Robert Greenwald tackles the gun lobby with his latest film “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA.” The audience for past Greenwald projects like “Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism” and “Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price” will know what to expect here:...
Gabriel Sherman: “As Rupert Murdoch seeks to stabilize Fox News in the wake of Roger Ailes’s ouster, a crucial question remains unanswered: How was Ailes able to spend millions of dollars to settle sexual harassment claims without it setting off [...]
Morrissey was in typically outspoken mood when he sat down for a chat with the Rupert Murdoch’s Australian website news.com.au. On The Smiths' frontman’s hit-list was the BBC after the broadcaster reported in March that he was considering...Show More Summary
In the beginning, there was Rupert Murdoch. He created the formula. Then he met Roger Ailes and installed him as head of what would become America's most successful cable news channel, Fox News Channel, also known as Fox News. And so...Show More Summary
"Your talent and drive to win is a testament to our continued success."
Rupert Murdoch as the network’s interim chief after Roger Ailes’s ouster is a smart move, but Mr. Murdoch’s sons may have a hand in the direction of the empire.
Rupert Murdoch has finally shed his West Village townhouse for a sale price of $27.5 million, according to The New York Observer. Murdoch was originally asking for $28.9 million for the six-floor, 25-foot-wide townhouse. Murdoch bought...Show More Summary
A $10 million lawsuit over Fox’s hit drama “Empire,” in which the network, media mogul Rupert Murdoch, the show’s co-creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, and series star Terrence Howard were among those accused of copyright violation, has been tossed...