Jonathan Swan: “Every few months, friends, family and advisers like Ivanka Trump, Rupert Murdoch and Gary Cohn fantasize Trump will tap his superpower as a force for good — to pass a big infrastructure bill, fight global warming, strike an [...]
Today, Wired published an inside look at Facebook's struggles with fake news over the last two years. It should come as no surprise that Mark Zuckerberg still doesn't think of Facebook as a media company, but an eye-opening story from...Show More Summary
Media titan and News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch was never very happy as he watched Facebook Inc.’s rise as the place to go to find news, according to a report in Wired. According to the report, Murdoch saw Facebook as a threat to the...Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch reportedly confronted Mark Zuckerberg in front of a number of executives in 2016, demanding Facebook adjust its business model to be a better partner to the publishing industry. The conversation seemed to spur some action...Show More Summary
News Corp and 21 st Century Fox baron Rupert Murdoch has been breathing down Mark Zuckerberg’s neck for a lot longer than we previously knew, according to Wired’s recent cover story about Facebook’s last two years, during which timeShow More Summary
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has vowed to preserve the editorial independence of Sky News in order to secure its takeover of pan-European TV giant Sky, documents showed Monday.
Will the Elliott chief kill Sky News to make a quicker quid?
Media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox said Wednesday that profits had doubled in the past quarter, boosted by a one-time tax benefit from recently enacted US legislation. The group led by mogul Rupert Murdoch and his family reported a net profit for shareholders of $1.83 billion in the final...
It's no secret that Donald Trump loves to watch Fox News Channel and clearly those who watch the Rupert Murdoch run cable newer love to watch the President in action. With 11.5 million viewers, FNC was the clear victor among the cable contenders last night when it came to POTUS' first State of the Union. Show More Summary
LONDON (AP) — Former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant has accepted an apology and damages from Rupert Murdoch's newspaper company over phone hacking by a now-defunct tabloid. Tennant is one of six people whose claims against News Group...Show More Summary
Is Paul Singer vs. Rupert Murdoch on the cards for our viewing pleasure (Sky TV exclusive!)?
Dealing another setback to 21st Century Fox, British regulators said Tuesday that its proposed takeover of the London-based Sky pay-TV service was not in the public interest because it would give Rupert Murdoch and his family too much control over media in Britain. However, regulators did not slam...
Rupert Murdoch recently talked about an interesting idea: Facebook could solve its Fake News PR nightmare by paying legitimate media companies for their content. It's a model that's served the cable industry very well. Here's the problem,...Show More Summary
On the grounds that it was “not in the public interest.”
The unintended consequences could be significant, analysts say.
As Facebook seeks to weather a storm of criticism over its handling of news and politics, one of the world's biggest media titans argued Monday that the social network could restore people's faith in the platform by taking a lesson or two from the cable industry. Rupert Murdoch — the Fox News founder and executive chairman of News […]
There’s been a lot of debate about news organizations’ challenges in 2018, much of which has centered on how they use Facebook. And following the recent discussion of Facebook dialing down the percentage of posts from publishers that...Show More Summary
Britain's competition regulator issued a preliminary ruling Tuesday that 21st Century Fox's planned $16.3-billion takeover of Sky plc isn't in the public interest because it would give Rupert Murdoch and his family too much control over the country's news media. The Competition and Markets Authority's...
LONDON (AP) — British regulators say 21st Century Fox's takeover of London-based broadcaster Sky is not in the public interest because it would give Rupert Murdoch and his family too much control over the country's news media. But it...Show More Summary
British regulators said on Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch’s bid for a takeover of European broadcaster Sky would give his family trust “too much control over news providers in the UK across all media platforms (...) and therefore too much influence over public opinion and the political agenda.” The latest takeover bid from 21st Century Fox, offering […]