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Want to watch ‘Outfoxed’? Documentary that exposed Fox News released online in its entirety

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Brave New Films has put Robert Greenwald’s anti-Fox News documentary Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism online in its entirety. The film charts the rise of Fox News, outlining the marketing-based techniques that make the channel such “compelling” viewing —...

Why Did Rupert Murdoch’s NewsCorp Acquire Indian Startup BigDecisions.com?

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, who has $14.9 billion of personal assets, has made his first acquisition of an Indian startup: BestDecisions.com. Murdoch led Newscorp acquired this Mumbai based finance education portal for undisclosed amount. Show More Summary

News Corp Acquires Indian startup ‘BigDecisions.com’

BigDecisions.com, which is a financial advisory startup firm based in Mumbai, India, has been acquired by News Corp led by Rupert Murdoch

Michael Wolff: 8 Hollywood Predictions for 2015

Comcast will offload NBCUniversal, Facebook will air TV shows (even sports) and Rupert Murdoch will "retire" as TV becomes a three-pronged business and digital brands decide channels are their way forward read more

News Corp. names new CEO for realtor.com operator Move Inc.

It hasn’t taken long for Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. to begin making changes at realtor.com operator Move Inc., which it acquired for $950 million in early November. News Corp. began integrating content with realtor.com and several of its publications week after it...

Bye Rupert Chrome Extension Blocks All News Corp Australia Sites

Billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch hasn’t made himself any new friends with his heartless, self-promoting and inaccurate tweet following the fatal Sydney siege. If you’d prefer not to fill his coffers further, Bye Rupert is a Chrome extension which automatically blocks all News Corp web sites. More »      

Rupert Murdoch Takes Heat for ‘Heartless’ Sydney Siege Tweet

last weekNews : Mediaite

Rupert Murdoch's tweet yesterday about the Sydney hostage crisis got lots of social media flak, with some Twitterers calling the News Corp head "heartless" and insensitive.

Indian listing portal lands $90M

Less than a month after Rupert Murdoch thew his weight behind Indian listing portal PropTiger.com, competitor Housing.com has nabbed $90 million in the latest funding round to signal interest from investors in India’s online real estate space. The raise was led by SoftBank Group, the...

A Brief Tour of Egyptian Animation

Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings is out this weekend. Yet the buzz remains about the casting controversy rather than the (apparently low) quality of the film itself. Rupert Murdoch tweeted that as far as he’s concerned, Egyptians have always been white. Show More Summary

Some Info On The Scale Of News Corp's Advertising Profits Just Leaked (NWS)

Last year, a bunch of News Corp's biggest advertisers went to war against Rupert Murdoch's company, filing a lawsuit alleging they had been overcharged for advertising. Companies such as Heinz, Dial, Foster Poultry, and Smithfield Foods...Show More Summary

Australians May Get Their Own SOPA

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Christmas has come early for copyright owners in Australia. The film company, Roadshow, the pay television company Foxtel, and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and News Limited--as well as copyright industries--have been clamoring for new copyright powers and remedies. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Shocking Sony Hack Reveals

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

More eye-opening details from the hack seen ‘round the world, from Clooney’s dig at Rupert Murdoch, J. Law and Brad Pitt’s amazing email handles, and the 'Ghostbusters' reboot drama.

Murdoch papers tell Abbott to defy warmists and to join them. Only one paper is right

Rupert Murdoch’s Australian says Tony Abbott should stop trying to please sceptics: …

Russell Brand v. Press Lord Rupert Murdoch: Who won?

AJ+ | – “The British twitterati is in a tizzy over a brawl between Russell Brand and Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun. The “manarchist” comedian has been accused of hypocrisy for championing housing…

This Week In Techdirt History: November 30th - December 6th

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Five Years Ago There were plenty of (mis)adventures in the world of newspapers this week in 2009. Some were trying out paywalls, Rupert Murdoch was demanding the feds stay out of the news business (except when he wants their help), Dallas...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch Sells 3 Million Shares of 21st Century Fox

The sale leaves the chairman and CEO with 5.25 million shares of the conglomerate's Class B Common Stock read more

Michael Davis: White Power

Rupert Murdoch is one of the most powerful men in American media” He’s a lot more Australian than American but I think he holds citizenship in both countries. Don’t quote me, I really don’t care to know if he does or not. I just find it amusing that darling of the Far Right was born […]

Rupert Murdoch defends Exodus movie: All the Egyptians I know are white

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Rupert Murdoch has defended the decision to cast white actors in the lead roles in Ridley Scott’s new Egypt-based film Exodus: Gods and Kings by claiming that all of the Egyptians he knows are white. In a tweet, the Australian media mogul, whose 20th Century Fox firm is the film’s distributor,...

Newswire: Rupert Murdoch defends Exodus casting, says all his Egyptian friends are white

Responding to criticism that the cast of Exodus: Gods And Kings is awfully white for a film set in ancient Egypt, Rupert Murdoch has revealed himself for the 83-year-old rich white guy he is in a series of clueless tweets. Murdoch, whose...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch Sparks Controversy Over All-White Casting for Moses Movie 'Exodus;' Says All Egyptians He Knows Are White

Two weeks ahead of the opening of the anticipated Moses movie, "Exodus: Gods and Kings," Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch defended the all-white casting for lead roles in the movie charging that all Egyptians he knows are white, after critics pointed out the lack of ethnic actors in the roles.

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