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THE DAY HAS COME!

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...

Roku Gets Funding From Some Big Names

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Technology

SARATOGA, Calif. (AP) — Roku Inc., the streaming video device maker, said Wednesday that it has raised $60 million in its sixth round of funding. Me...

Good News For Rupert

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 04.08.2013 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Media conglomerate News Corp. cut its forecast for annual earnings Wednesday, saying underperformance at several businesses includ...

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.

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

News Corp. Posts Loss In Fourth Quarter

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 10.08.2012 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — News Corp. posted a $1.55 billion loss in the fourth quarter after booking a large write-down on its publishing assets as it prep...

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. Board Approves Split

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — The board of directors at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has approved a plan that calls for splitting the global media conglomerate into...

News Corp. Split Decision Expected By Thursday

wsj.com | 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...

News Corp. Makes Moves

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. is buying the 50 percent of Asian regional sports network ESPN Star Sports that it doesn't already own from The Walt Disn...

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

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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

FBI's News Corp. Investigation Expands To Russia: Report

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether a Russian billboard company once owned by media giant News Corp. bribed local officials to get sign...

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...

News Corp Launching U.S. Spanish-language TV Network

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.23.2012 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is launching a Spanish-language broadcast TV network that aims to bring the flavor of the Fox network to Hi...

Twitter Gets HUGE Investment

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment company said Monday they are investing a combined $...

News Corp Accused Of Trying To Bribe Ex-Australian Senator

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

CANBERRA, Australia -- Australian police said Wednesday they are investigating a former senator's allegations that a News Corp. executive offered him ...

News Corp. Profits Fall In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.02.2012 | Media

LOS ANGELES — News Corp. said its first-quarter net income dropped 5 percent due to the cost of closing a scandal-wracked tabloid and dropping i...