Organisation: News Corp.
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In the midst of his company’s hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch headed to his London apartment and emerged with the News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks on his arm. Asked by a reporter about his priorities, Murdoch answered: “This one,” gesturing with his thumb to Brooks.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
Rupert Murdoch’s third divorce could become the most expensive in history.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
British broadcaster Sky was today found to be "fit and proper" to hold on to its broadcasting licence after its parent company was embroiled in the phone-hacking scandal.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2012
News Corporation’s board has announced its full confidence in Rupert Murdoch’s “fitness” and its support for him to remain at the helm of the company.
Wed, 02 May, 2012
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is not "a fit person" to run a major international corporation, a committee of MPs said today.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
Rupert Murdoch rejected accusations that he used his media empire to play puppet master to a succession of prime ministers, electrifying a media inquiry that has shaken the British government and unnerved much of the establishment.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
James Murdoch yesterday resigned as chairman of BSkyB to prevent his links to a phone-hacking scandal undermining the group, whose broadcast licence is under scrutiny in Britain.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2012
David Cameron, the British prime minister, has admitted he rode a horse given by police to Rebekah Brooks, a Rupert Murdoch newspaper editor.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2012
Bahrain is to host the headquarters for Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s new international Arabic news network, despite months of unrest.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2011
RUPERT MURDOCH’S News International is to donate £2.8 million (€2.05m) from the last edition of the News of the World, it said, as it set out how it had handled the closure of the tabloid at the centre of a phone-hacking scandal.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2011
An inquiry into the Australian print media will examine increasing regulation but will not go as far as breaking up the nation’s largest newspaper empire owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, a government minister said today.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2011
Australia’s government has promised a media inquiry amid complaints by MPs that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is biased and owns too many of the nation’s newspapers.
Tue, 13 Sep, 2011
JAMES MURDOCH, the boss of News Corporation’s UK arm, today refused to accept a $6 million (€4.2m) bonus in the wake of the phone hacking scandal.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011
CLAIMS that James Murdoch knew three years ago that phone hacking at the News of the World was not confined to a single “rogue” reporter have been referred to the police.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2011
Claims that James Murdoch knew three years ago that phone hacking at the News of the World was not confined to a single “rogue” reporter have been referred to the police in the UK.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2011
BRITISH police investigating phone hacking and police bribery by the defunct tabloid News of the World arrested a 43-year-old woman yesterday who British media identified as Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch’s former British chief executive.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
MEDIA tycoon Rupert Murdoch yesterday withdrew News Corporation’s £8 billion bid to take over satellite broadcaster BSkyB in a dramatic response to the “firestorm” of public and political anger over phone hacking at the News of the World.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2011
HACKERS took control of the Twitter account of FoxNews.com’s political news feed and sent several false tweets saying that US President Barack Obama had been shot dead.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2011
A PUBLIC apology from Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper arm, designed to contain an escalating phone-hacking scandal, looked to have failed after a judge said civil cases against the firm could run into next year at least.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2011
City heavyweights AstraZeneca and BSkyB will kick off the blue-chip results season in the UK this week, but the major focus will be on figures detailing the performance of the UK economy in the final three months of 2010.
Sun, 23 Jan, 2011
The FTSE 100 Index marched further towards the 6000 mark as stocks shook off disappointing economic news in the UK and US.
Wed, 22 Dec, 2010
Social-networking site MySpace today announced it will cut 300 international positions and close at least four offices outside the US as it looks to reduce costs and narrow its territory coverage.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2009
International media magnate Rupert Murdoch has sealed a deal to buy Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co. for US$5bn (€3.7bn), ending a century of family ownership and adding a new crown jewel to his global media empire, News Corp.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2007
Billionaire investor Ron Burkle is working with a union representing workers at Dow Jones & Co to explore alternatives to Rupert Murdoch's $5bn (€3.69bn) bid for the company, which publishes The Wall Street Journal.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2007
Wall Street recovered from a mostly down session today, ekeing out a gain as investors brushed off another slide in Chinese stocks.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2007
Wall Street rose moderately today, carving out its fourth straight weekly gain amid a fresh round of corporate takeover news and employment figures that largely met expectations.
Fri, 04 May, 2007
Jennifer Lopez says she has found a perfect match in her husband, singer Marc Anthony.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2007
Stocks slid today when waning enthusiasm among investors ahead of the holiday weekend overshadowed data showing higher consumer spending and a jump in sales of big-ticket goods in November. A weak bond market also weighed on stocks.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2006
IN a world dominated by corporate wealth, people power is a scarce commodity.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
TWO men have been arrested in Connecticut on allegations they had illegal sexual contact with minors they met through MySpace.com, a popular virtual hangout for children and teenagers.
Sat, 04 Mar, 2006
Oil worries and a raft of economic uncertainties plagued Wall Street today, sending stocks lower as investors collected profits after the strong gains of the previous two sessions.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2005
Lachlan Murdoch resigned today as an executive at his billionaire father Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2005
They range from the Dalai Lama to the inventors of the Blackberry, from terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi to Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela.
Sun, 10 Apr, 2005
Rupert Murdoch's media empire News Corp, which owns the Fox television operations, is planning to unveil a cable TV channel by the end of this year.
Fri, 07 May, 2004
NewsCorp, the media company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, said its third-quarter profit increased 69%, boosted by strength at its filmed entertainment and TV businesses.
Thu, 06 May, 2004
The High Court today appointed an examiner to Irish cable operation Princes Holdings, which trades as Chorus.The court heard that the company had debts of €385m.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2004
US cable group Liberty Media Corp has acquired a further 9.15% voting interest in Rupert Murdoch's
Thu, 22 Jan, 2004
Rupert Murdock told shareholders at the annual general meeting meeting in London that the
Fri, 14 Nov, 2003
Star TV plans to lay off or redeploy 100 Hong Kong employees, many of them on the technical side of the business, the South China Morning Post reported on Saturday, citing company officials.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2002