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This Could Be Rupert Murdoch's Next Big Deal

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media

* BSkyB in talks to buy Fox's German and Italian units * Italian business hit by macro economic pressure * German market...

James Murdoch Re-Elected To Board

Reuters | Posted 01.01.2013 | Media

* James Murdoch re-elected with 95 pct shareholder support * BSkyB Q1 EPS up 16 pct to 13.4 pence * Adjusted operating p...

BSkyB Profits Rise

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British Sky Broadcasting has reported a 12 percent increase in full-year net profit boosted by strong take-up of its offerings of tele...

Sky Fights Back | Mark Sweney | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

BSkyB has claimed that it contributes £5.4bn to the UK's GDP, supports 120,000 jobs and generates £2.3bn in tax contributions. It is the first ti...

Murdoch Causes Rift In UK Government

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2012 | Media

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - A split in Britain's ruling coalition will be exposed on Wednesday when Liberal Democra...

David Cameron: 'I Don't Regret' Giving Jeremy Hunt Oversight Of BSkyB

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about his decision to put Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt in charge of decidi...

New Allegations Against Embattled 'Minister For Murdoch'

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 07.24.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A British minister in the hot seat for his alleged close ties to Rupert Murdoch's media empire did lobby Prime Minister David Cameron ...

BSkyB Launches Sky News Arabia

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | Media

* Sky News Arabia entering crowded broadcast field * Channel vows impartiality in area known for state control * Big dem...

BSkyB Distances Itself From Murdoch

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.02.2012 | Media

LONDON — Not fit to run a major company. It is a damning judgment on Rupert Murdoch, a threat to his British assets – and a headache for B...

WATCH: UK PM Under Heavy Fire Over Murdoch

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Media

By Mohammed Abbas LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron defended his embattled culture minister on Monday,...

David Cameron Denies Making 'Grand Bargain' With Murdochs

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2012 | Media

* Conservative support slumps to lowest since 2004 * Cameron denies offering BSkyB favours to media tycoon * Cardinal sa...

Embattled Minister Makes Big Concession As Murdoch Scandal Rages

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 06.27.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Britain's culture secretary said Friday he will disclose all the texts and emails he sent to a special adviser who resigned after it w...

UK Regulator Investigating Sky News Over Hacking

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 06.23.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Britain's broadcast regulator announced Monday it was investigating email hacking by Rupert Murdoch's Sky News, only minutes before th...

James Murdoch Steps Down As BSkyB Chair

AP | ROBERT BARR and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.03.2012 | Media

LONDON — Once his father's heir apparent, James Murdoch stepped down Tuesday as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting, surrendering one of the bi...

UK Media Regulator Weighing Whether To Strip Murdoch Of BSkyB

AP | Posted 05.09.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Britain's communications regulator said Friday it is continuing to monitor allegations of phone hacking and bribery at Rupert Murdoch'...

Netflix Gets New Competitor In Britain

Reuters | Kate Holton | Posted 04.01.2012 | Technology

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - BSkyB, Britain's dominant pay-TV group, is to launch an online offering to enable it to better take o...

James Murdoch Re-Elected As BSkyB Chairman

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media

James Murdoch has been re-elected as chairman of BSkyB, after the British broadcasting company held its annual meeting on Tuesday. Murdoch faced ca...

BSkyB Profit Up

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

LONDON — British Sky Broadcasting PLC, in which Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has a large minority stake, saw its first quarter profits rise furth...

UK Pols Try To Prevent Murdoch Renewing BSkyB Bid

The Guardian | Polly Curtis | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media

Labour is trying to secure cross-party support for an emergency change in the law to prevent News Corporation from renewing its bid to take full owner...

Sources: James Murdoch To Stay On As BSkyB Chairman

Reuters | Georgina Prodhan | Posted 09.27.2011 | Media

By Georgina Prodhan LONDON, Jul (Reuters) - James Murdoch is to stay on as chairman of BSkyB after the British satellite broadcaster's board voted ...

From DSK to BSkyB: Media Takeaways From the Latest Round of Scandals

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

It's worth noting that the media organization at the center of the phone hacking scandal unfolding in the UK isn't some new media upstart or unsupervised blogger of the sort the traditional media are always wringing their hands over.

UK Prime Minister Calls For Emergency Session Of Parliament In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | JILL LAWLESS and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

LONDON — Scotland Yard's assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wro...

Murdoch's Empire Is Collapsing: What Is Next?

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 09.17.2011 | Media
Mahmood Delkhasteh

It is relatively safe to assume that Murdoch's empire will very soon be history. But the question is, what might replace the vacuum that will emerge in its wake? The histories of imperial collapse offer some insight.

Jack Mirkinson

Rupert Murdoch, News Corp Drop Bid For BSkyB | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.12.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. withdrew its $12 billion bid for BSkyB, the lucrative satellite broadcaster, on Wednesday. The withdrawal represented ...

Jack Mirkinson

Hacking Scandal Widens | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

The hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's British media empire widened dramatically on Monday, as new reports emerged that papers beyond the Ne...