In today's announcement, Fox News Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch said “Bob was missed by many fans of The Five and we’re happy to welcome him back to the show.”
President-elect Trump reportedly asked Rupert Murdoch to name picks for the FCC chair. But will she support net neutrality? (DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images) The changing of administrations offers a fresh chance for Washington to rethink net neutrality. While it’s easy to find faults with the prior regime, it is hard to articulate [...]
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He personally tapped Tucker Carlson as Megyn Kelly’s replacement in service of that goal.
Gabriel Sherman: “Rupert Murdoch moved swiftly and unexpectedly to fill the void opened up by Megyn Kelly’s departure for NBC. Thursday morning, Fox News announced Tucker Carlson is taking over Kelly’s 9 p.m. slot. Carlson’s ascension to prime time is [...]
Press release from Fox News Channel, Jan. 5, 2017: Fox News Channel (FNC) has named Tucker Carlson host of the 9PM/ET timeslot beginning Monday, January 9th, announced Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of 21st Century Fox and Executive Chairman of FOX...
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On Tuesday, Megyn Kelly confirmed on Twitter and later on her show that she is indeed exiting Fox News after 12 years and signing a multi-year contract with NBC News. So the question for CEO Rupert Murdoch and his sons is who will replace her in prime time in the space formerly occupied by The... Show More Summary
Singer-songwriter George Michael died Dec. 25, 2016, according to his publicist. He was 53. In a 2012 article, he talked about coming out of a coma, and Rupert Murdoch.. George Michael is delighted to be alive, but when he came back to life out of a coma last December, he spent a couple of days...
The cartoon was published as Australia found itself divided on the issue of marriage equality.
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 [...]
The Sun on Sunday, Rupert Murdoch's latest entrant in the cutthroat world of U.K. newspaper publishing, sold more than 3.2 million copies of its first edition. "Amazing!" Murdoch, the chairman of News Corporation, wrote on Twitter. "The Sun confirmed sale of 3,260,000 copies yesterday. Thanks all readers and advertisers. Sorry if sold out--more next time." [...]
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
Five Years Ago This week in 2011, everyone from Rupert Murdoch and Chris Dodd to sixteen former Judiciary Committee staff who had become entertainment industry lobbyists (hello revolving door!) was pushing to get SOPA passed. At theShow More Summary
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox finalized its $14.8-billion cash bid for full control of the pay-TV giant Sky on Thursday, triggering what could be a rigorous regulatory review process in Europe. If approved, Fox would take over a business that it launched more than 25 years ago and would further...
Rupert Murdoch has officially expanded his media empire.
Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox said on Thursday it had agreed to buy European pay-TV firm Sky for $14.6 billion, sticking to its earlier offer despite complaints from some investors. Fox said it would pursue a Scheme of Arrangement,...Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has reached an agreement to acquire the 61% share of Sky that he does not already own for £11.7B ($14.6B). Fox announced the news on Thursday, saying the deal would see Sky shareholders receive £10.75 for each share in cash. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch’s new takeover approach for British pay-TV firm Sky should be investigated by the UK’s competition authorities, according to opposition politicians, though analysts said a deal should be easier to get through this time...Show More Summary