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Australia's Climate Change Conspiracy Theorists Get Angry Over Radio Interview That Never Happened

In the space of six days, Rupert Murdoch's The Australian newspaper has published five news stories and an opinion piece attacking the credibility of the Australian government's weather and climate agency, the Bureau of Meteorology. I've...Show More Summary

Time Warner/CNN: Running Scared

A little more than a month ago Rupert Murdoch offered Jeff Bewkes $80 billion for Time Warner. As I write this, Time Warner's current market cap is $65.73 billion. Three weeks ago, Bewkes turned down Murdoch's offer. When the offer was made Time Warner stock was about $71 per share. Show More Summary

The London Times Is Blasting Reporters With Typewriter Sound Effects

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Rupert Murdoch must be feeling nostalgic: Reporters in The Times UK's newsroom are working under a constant soundtrack of (artificial) typewriter clatter. It's an experiment to "increase energy levels," and for a generation of reporters who grew up on word processors, it's probably torture. Read more...

News Corp. Sends Angry Lawyers In When Other Publications Use Leaked Documents To Report On Its Failing Businesses

4 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has a rather long and somewhat sordid history of obtaining confidential information and publishing it. But apparently when someone else does that to News Corp., the company declares war. The Australian website Crikey got its hands on some internal News Corp. Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch’s Times Office Blasts Typewriter Sounds to Increase Productivity

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Times UK has decided to turn its newsroom into a Skinner's Box of journalism by tweaking the environment to increase productivity. And by "tweaking the environment," we mean that they're blasting typewriter sounds into everyone's ears.

Five Stock Picks From Value Legend Mario Gabelli: Buy Diebold, Trust Murdoch

Mario Gabelli has been spotting great stock buys for decades. These days he likes Diebold, Weatherford and a bet on Rupert Murdoch.

Rupert Murdoch’s Dark Arts

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The phone hacking scandal wasn’t the work of rogues: it was the inevitable apex of Murdoch journalism—and only a real journalist was able to reveal it all.

Michael Wolff on Jeff Bewkes: What's Next for Time Warner's Anti-Mogul

Now that he’s fended off Rupert Murdoch (for now), the CEO might be better off figuring out what else he can sell, writes Wolff read more

Sarah Palin, Jon Stewart and Rupert Murdoch: What Do They Have in Common?

Twenty-four vets plunged into the battlefield of primetime television -- the studios of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. It was actually one they eagerly signed on for. Jon Stewart has mentored 24 veterans in an eight-week immersionShow More Summary

Rupert Murdoch Is getting Hammered for This Tweet

Media mogul says Google is worse than the NSA when it comes to privacy

5 Things 21st Century Fox's Management Wants You to Know

A Fool digs through the latest conference call notes to reveal what matters to Rupert Murdoch and his team.

The moguls are dead, long live the moguls

MORE than 400 of Australia’s great and good turned up when Rupert Murdoch (pictured, right) recently hosted a dinner in Sydney to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Australian, his national daily newspaper. Launching a national broadsheet...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch: 'Major Changes' Needed in U.S. 'Or Face More Fergusons'

Rupert Murdoch weighed in on the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, suggesting that the root of the problem is lack of employment and infrastructure and, in absence of a fix, "more Fergusons" lie ahead: US has historic high in people out of work. Major changes needed to open opportunities, fix schools,or face more Fergusons. — Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) August 17, 2014

Is Rupert Murdoch Sniffing Around San Francisco For The Next MySpace?

The Republican party isn't the only right-wing fearmonger looking to make inroads in Silicon Valley. A tipster tells Valleywag that News Corp's chairman Rupert Murdoch has spent the last two days poking around startups in San Francisco. Read more...

Sun reporter charged in UK bribery investigation

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

London (AFP) - The crime reporter for Rupert Murdoch's top-selling British tabloid The Sun has been charged with allegedly paying public officials for information, police said on Tuesday.

Print sales up for Murdoch, down for the rest

Rupert Murdoch just strengthened his wicked dominance in print media - by offering Australians…

Time Warner Should Spinoff HBO

By Sammy Pollack: Shares of Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) have fallen sharply since Rupert Murdoch controlled 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) said it was dropping its plans to acquire TWX. After having turned down an offer which would resulted...Show More Summary

A New Strain of Jungle Fever

Trumped By The Donald On Ebola Ann Coulter’s Missionary Position The View From The Virgin Islands By John McCarthy TMV Columnist Rupert Murdoch’s television station had been warning us for weeks about a looming danger from disease-ridden human beings crossing the border from the South. But what Fox News didn’t emphasize was the gravity of [...]

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