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Posted 06.28.2013 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's media empire officially split into two separate companies on Friday, divorcing News Corp.'s print entities from its broadcast and ent...

News Corp.'s Publishing Arm Faces Grim News

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

* Publishing wing would have reported 2012 loss of $2.08 bln * Newspapers, sports programs to be under publishing wing *...

Murdoch Makes A Series Of Huge Moves

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.02.2013 | Media

News Corp. made a dizzying series of high-level personnel changes on Monday, naming a new editor at the Wall Street Journal and officially making curr...

Roque Planas

Former President Involved In Wiretapping Scandal Invited To Join News Corp. | Roque Planas | Posted 10.15.2012 | Latino Voices

News Corp. plans to welcome the newest member to its board of directors on Tuesday: the former president of Colombia, Alvaro Uribe. For Rupert Murd...

Fox Network President Steps Down As News Corp. Restructures Management

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Long-time Fox Networks Group executive David Haslingden is stepping down as president of the unit as the News Corp unit restructu...

An Open Letter to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Obama/Romney and Occupy Wall Street From Bob Dylan

Richard Brodsky | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Is business fundamentally dishonest and stacked in the interest of a few powerful insiders while the rest of us pay the price? Are the free markets not really free?

Murdoch's Ripple Effect

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Timothy Karr

As the currents continue to pull at the foundations of Murdoch's empire, it's only a matter of time before the News Corp. scandal becomes an American story.

News Corp. Split Decision Expected By Thursday | By JOHN JANNARONE | Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

News Corp.'s board is set to decide Wednesday whether to proceed with a split of the media conglomerate into two companies, carving the bigger and mor...

The Media's Limitations and Manipulations

Ziad Abu-Saud | Posted 07.17.2012 | Media
Ziad Abu-Saud

All social, political and economic policies and debates are communicated through our media. Therefore, the breadth of our democratic experience is largely defined by the structure of the media and its content.

Murdoch Newscorp

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media
Jeff Danziger


For Murdoch, the Sky Has Fallen

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

A scandal that began with The News of the World's hacking of Prince William's voicemail, to ascertain, of all things, that he had borrowed an editing deck from a friend at a rival news organization, has spread to potentially thousands of individuals.

Joy Resmovits

Policy Leaders: National Security, Prosperity At Risk By Way Of Current School System | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.20.2012 | Education

Thirty years ago, a Reagan administration report warned of "a rising tide of mediocrity that threatens our very future as a nation and a people." The ...

Corporations Are People, But Only Sometimes: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do. Seven and a half, on the other hand, is a far friendlier number, and it's the number of things you ne...

Why the Sun on Sunday Is Murdoch's Last Hurrah

Alexander Walters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Media
Alexander Walters

There is one thing that motivates Rupert Murdoch more than money, power or prestige. It's the thrill of a challenge.

Murdoch-Backed Startup Flops

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters - By Yinka Adegoke) - Beyond Oblivion, a digital music startup backed by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and investment bank Allen & Co Director S...

Joy Resmovits

At News Corp. Forum, Four GOP Hopefuls Outline Education Platforms | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- The desire for a lighter federal hand in the nation's schools ruled the discussions at an education forum Thursday night with four of the ...

News Corp. Protesters Deliver List of Demands to Shareholders

Timothy Karr | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

We demand that the FCC review all broadcast licenses granted to News Corp. to determine whether they meet the agency's "character qualifications." If investigations result in criminal convictions, News Corp. should forfeit its licenses to use our airwaves.

Murdoch's Unbelievable Pay Raise

Posted 11.02.2011 | Media

Even as his company weathers its biggest crisis ever, Rupert Murdoch is still pulling in a huge salary from News Corp. Regulatory filings released ...

New York Scraps $27 Million Contract With Murdoch Education Affiliate

Posted 10.27.2011 | Education

The state of New York has scrapped a controversial $27 million contract between Rupert Murdoch's Wireless Generation and the state's Education Departm...

The True Scandals of Murdoch's News Corps Are Much Worse Than Phone-Hacking

Maria Armoudian | Posted 10.08.2011 | Media
Maria Armoudian

Media professionals should not squander the opportunity to take note of the more profoundly damaging scandal that Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has wrought. That is the damage it has done to their profession and to the institution of journalism itself.

PHOTOS: Murdoch's Possible Successor Sports AMAZING Facial Hair

Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

News Corp's phone hacking scandal is shaking the foundation of the Murdoch family that Rupert Murdoch placed at the center of his vast media empire. ...

News Corp.: What Did They Know and When Did They Know It?

Theodore S. Greenberg | Posted 09.21.2011 | Media
Theodore S. Greenberg

If Mr. Murdoch is true to his word to "put it right"and to "be transparent" News Corp. officials will not wait for government investigators to ask for documents.

Think Again: Rupert, We Hardly Knew Ye

Eric Alterman | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

The scandal facing the Murdoch empire that has dominated media news has certainly been riveting. But has it taught us anything we didn't already know? Well, yes and no.

Who's Poor Rupert Murdoch to Trust?

Charles H. Green | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Charles H. Green

When Scotland Yard's leadership and even Downing Street appear compromised by an evil corporate culture like News Corp's, there are serious implications for society's ability to trust anyone.

Murdoch's Parliament Testimony Gets Mixed Reviews

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media

Wall Street reacted positively to Rupert Murdoch's appearance before a Parliamentary committee investigating the phone hacking scandal, but some News ...