On Monday, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch gave his father an "A+" in handling Fox News after the departure of Roger Ailes, saying Rupert Murdoch "rolled up his sleeves and kept the show on the road." Speaking at the UBS 44th Annual...Show More Summary
But no more hints about Megyn Kelly's future.
By Juan Cole / Informed Comment The entire channel is a propaganda mill, and the majority of “news” items reported there apparently can’t stand up to dispassionate inquiry.
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – The concern about “fake news” now sweeping the inside-the-beltway crowd is a little hilarious, since all corporate news (i.e. news for profit) has…
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Mike Fewster responds to comments that were posted after his last New Matilda article on why Murdoch and the ABC need each other, and we need them both. So help me, I’m no lover of Murdoch. Once I wrote a case arguing that Rupert Murdoch could get a “Most Evil Man in History” award. What [...]Show More Summary
WSJ names Rupert Murdoch as investor in blood testing business.
Here’s one sign that Time Inc. shareholders are eager to see a change in the company’s storyline: The stock price rocketed 17.9% this morning to $16.05 after Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post reported that the magazine publisher — which...Show More Summary
In a sign of the changing times, Sky which is a major pay TV provider in Europe which built its dominance through sports, now plans to cut back on bidding on various properties. Rupert Murdoch’s 21 Century Fox is the largest shareholder in Sky. Show More Summary
This year The Daily Telegraph published more articles bashing “Dole Bludgers” than ever before. But it is not just Rupert Murdoch that is responsible, writes Owen Bennett. “Turn Back the Bludgers”. “Booze Drugs Dole Rort”. “Bludgers Score a Free Ride”. “Dole Bludgers Find Loophole to Rort”. These are just a few of the 15 articles [...]Show More Summary
Headline in Rupert Murdoch’s Australian outlet today: Australia’s biggest taxpayer rip-off: Is it time for the fat lady to sing? Headline in Murdoch’s London Times today: Taxpayer’s bill for English Opera hits £155,000 a show. Do we catch the drift? The Aussie article argues: Is opera the ultimate waste of public money? We give them big sums, […]
Rupert Murdoch missed harvest this year at his home, Moraga Estate, the remarkable and anomalous vineyard planted among some of the priciest homes of Bel-Air. The billionaire media mogul says he fully intended to hit the vine rows with shears and bins, roll up his pant legs and tread some red grapes,...
"One of proudest moments in the history of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network"
Weakness in newspaper advertising dents the quarterly results of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. ||| New York - Weakness in newspaper advertising dented quarterly results of News Corp, which swung to a loss in the past quarter of declines in advertising and circulation, results showed on Monday. Show More Summary
Dr Frankenstein created a monster, and Rupert Murdoch’s people created Donald Trump, the candidate. One was fantasy, the other is all too real. Mike Fewster explains. He wasn’t planned or anticipated. There is some reluctance and embarrassment now for the parents in acknowledging their own. The relationship between the child and the parents is not [...]Show More Summary
The much expected bidding war for the services of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has apparently fizzled, due in part to Rupert Murdoch’s indication last week that he wants to re-sign the star anchor and was willing to meet her asking price of a $20 million annual salary. According to Vanity Fair, CNN, ABC and […]
Megyn Kelly has been a rising star at Fox News, with her show The Kelly File bringing in the second highest ratings for the network. Early in the election she somewhat inadvertently became one of Donald Trump’s first inappropriate media targets, bringing her to new heights of national attention. Show More Summary
Megyn Kelly, the Fox News channel star who is about to become a free agent, will co-host Live with Kelly the morning after the presidential election. Cue up speculation that Kelly is flirting with ABC News – Live with Kelly being syndicated...Show More Summary
In sealing a deal for Time Warner worth more than $80 billion, AT&T's Randall Stephenson is able to accomplish what Fox's Rupert Murdoch couldn't two years ago.
"FBN hosted a Republican presidential debate that showed our competitor how to do it right."