Whether Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox lands in hot water with federal prosecutors over payments made to resolve sexual harassment claims at Fox News could boil down to a few key issues: Were Murdoch and other high-level corporate officers aware of the payments, and did they conspire to shield...
News Corp., the Wall Street Journal publisher controlled by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, gained the most in 18 months in New York trading after digital real estate listings helped second-quarter... To view the full story, click the title link.
The ties between Rupert Murdoch and President Trump are undeniably close, writes our media columnist. But what does that mean for the press, and the rest of us?
During that interview, Trump touted Britain's decision to leave the European Union as a tremendous success.
LONDON — Rupert Murdoch was in the room with Conservative MP Michael Gove when he interviewed US President Donald Trump for the Times Newspaper last month. The media mogul didn't feature in any pictures of Trump's first interview with...Show More Summary
Her role highlights the close ties between President Trump’s family and Rupert Murdoch’s family, which controls Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets.
21st Century Fox Inc., the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, posted second-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates after registering growth in sports and local political... To view the full story, click the title link.
In a stunt art event, British artist David Hockney redesigned the logo for the conservative UK tabloid The Sun (owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News UK) and people are losing their minds. The artwork, created ahead of a major retrospective...Show More Summary
European pay-TV giant Sky, which last month accepted a buy-out offer from shareholder Rupert Murdoch, has reported a 9% dip in operating profit to £679M ($859M) for the six months ending in December. The group said on Thursday that the...Show More Summary
An Australian analyst for Credit Suisse tells The Australian (a national daily owned by a rival, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.) says he expects Fairfax Media, owner of the Herald and The Age, to "formally outline its plans for a move to a digital only weekday model for the metro titles."
Here’s a disconcerting reality: the fate of truth in American public discourse could end up resting with Rupert Murdoch. Over the weekend, the new administration spouted one lie after another. Speaking at CIA headquarters on Saturday,...Show More Summary
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...