Rupert Murdoch

Judge Fox bid for Sky on merits not politics - James Murdoch

CAMBRIDGE, England Britain should judge Rupert Murdoch's bid for broadcaster Sky on facts and not politics or risk stifling inward investment after Brexit, his son and fellow executive James Murdoch said on Thursday.

UK confirms Murdoch's Sky bid will be examined over broadcasting standards

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will have to prove it can uphold broadcasting standards in Britain to secure its $15 billion takeover of broadcaster Sky following concerns over his Fox News operations.

Budget 2017, Business, Tech, 14 Sep 2017

Fox worries prompt UK to take long look at Murdoch's Sky bid

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's planned $15 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky was thrown into doubt on Tuesday when Britain toughened its stance on the deal over concerns about standards at his U.S. Fox News network.

Deals, Budget 2017, Business, 12 Sep 2017

Rupert Murdoch's Fox joins court challenge to CBS' Australian TV buyout

SYDNEY Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc joined a court challenge on Tuesday against rival U.S. cable network CBS Corp's proposed buyout of struggling Australian television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd.

Budget 2017, Business, 12 Sep 2017

Murdoch pulls Fox News from Sky platform as UK mulls takeover deal

LONDON Rupert Murdoch has pulled his Fox News channel from the Sky platform in Britain, where the government is assessing a bid by the media mogul to buy the broader Sky pay-TV company for $15 billion.

Budget 2017, Business, Top News, 29 Aug 2017

Thomson Reuters' 2nd-quarter profit tops estimates

NEW YORK Thomson Reuters Corp on Tuesday reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings, helped by demand for market data, and increased its full-year forecast for margins and adjusted earnings per share.

Budget 2017, Business, 01 Aug 2017

Murdoch made to wait few more weeks for Britain's Fox-Sky decision

LONDON Rupert Murdoch will have to wait a few more weeks to know whether Twenty-First Century Fox's bid for Sky will be referred for a lengthy British investigation.

Deals, Budget 2017, Business, 20 Jul 2017

Britain says Fox bid for Sky risks giving Murdoch too much power

LONDON Britain intends to subject Rupert Murdoch's takeover of European pay-TV group Sky to a lengthy in-depth investigation after finding the $15 billion deal risks giving the media mogul too much power over the news agenda. | Video

Budget 2017, Business, 29 Jun 2017

UK to give new ruling on Fox-Sky takeover by June 29

LONDON Rupert Murdoch will find out by June 29 whether he is closer to securing takeover target Sky after Britain set out a timetable to rule on whether the media mogul is a suitable owner of Europe's biggest broadcaster.

Budget 2017, Business 20 Jun 2017

Australia's old media moguls unite to fight online giants

SYDNEY Bosses of Australia's media companies, including an arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, have formed an unprecedented front to lobby for changes they say will allow more consolidation and help them compete with internet giants.

Tech, 02 Jun 2017

Special reports