Sky TV, Britain's biggest media company, is doing very nicely thank you. The satellite broadcaster's annual results, released today, reported revenues of £11.3billion and like-for-like pre-tax profit up 6 per cent to nearly £1.2billion. In the UK and Ireland, the company now has over 12million customers for the first time, having [...]
Pay TV giant Sky, in which Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox owns a 39% stake, announced its first earnings Wednesday since the UK’s BSkyB completed its acquisition of Sky Italia and majority interest in Sky Deutschland to create a European...Show More Summary
The pan-European pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, posts its first fiscal-year results since its creation late last year. read more
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From the July 26 edition of CNN's Reliable Sources: Previously: Report: Fox News' Roger Ailes And Boss Rupert Murdoch Fighting Over Trump Coverage Murdoch's Wall Street Journal, Fox News Channel Face Off In War Over Trump Rupert Murdoch Breaks From Fox News, Denounces Trump's Racist Comments About Mexican Immigrants
Former Time Warner chairman Jerry Levin occasionally lends his point of view to Deadline on issues that move him. Those have ranged from questioning the wisdom of Rupert Murdoch’s attempt to take over Time Warner, to revealing in the...Show More Summary
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From the July 23 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Report: Fox News' Roger Ailes And Boss Rupert Murdoch Fighting Over Trump Coverage Lindsey Graham Knocks Down Fox Host's Suggestion That GOP Candidates Learn Something From Trump's "Straight Talk" Donald Trump And Fox & Friends' Symbiotic Relationship
“My relationship with Rupert has never been better — I talked to him three times today, and none of the conversations involved Donald Trump or the New York Times.”
Roger Ailes biographer Gabriel Sherman confirms the obvious: Rupert Murdoch can't seem to stop Ailes from promoting Donald Trump: According to sources, Murdoch has tried -- and failed -- to rein in Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, who, insiders say, is pushing Fox to defend Trump’s most outlandish comments. Show More Summary
Even the powerful mogul can’t stop his biggest media asset from acting as Trump’s biggest booster. If there seems to be a split in the way Rupert Murdoch-owned media outlets are covering the presidential campaign of Donald Trump that’s...Show More Summary
While Fox News continues to promote and defend Donald Trump's presidential campaign, other parts of Rupert Murdoch's media empire and Murdoch himself have criticized the candidate in what appears to be an internal proxy war. New York...Show More Summary
There is a rift between the billionaires at the top of the conservative news media over the 2016 candidacy of Donald Trump. According to the New York Times on Wednesday, Australian media titan Rupert Murdoch is trying as hard as he can to blunt Trump’s meteoric rise to the top of the GOP...
The media tycoon reportedly can't wrangle Roger Ailes to shut down Fox's Trump fanboys
News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch allegedly instructed Fox News president Roger Ailes to tone down the amount of pro-Donald Trump coverage on the network.
The mounting problem Donald Trump poses to Republicans is also a mounting problem for the country’s most powerful conservative media mogul: Rupert Murdoch. This morning’s New York Times gives front-page treatment the billionaire grudge match that has become a major story line in this year’s (already) fractious GOP primary. The piece by political... More »
Donald J. Trump holds the lead in Republican polls, but he has already lost the man who controls many of the nation’s most important news outlets.
A Rupert Murdoch tweet and WSJ editorial suggests the Murdoch empire may be about to adjust its tone on Trump
This is, of course, about more than the WSJ. The paper is run by Rupert Murdoch, who also has been highly critical of Trump's nascent campaign, going back to his comments on immigration.