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Rebekah Brooks in talks to return to News Corp - source

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LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the former Rupert Murdoch protegee cleared last year of running an illegal campaign to hack into phones for tabloid scoops, is in talks to return to the media conglomerate, a source said on Monday.

'Birdman' leap makes Fox Searchlight shine at Oscars

LOS ANGELES - Fox Searchlight, the arthouse film division of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, dominated the Academy Awards on Sunday with eight awards including the coveted best picture prize for its absurd comedy-drama "Birdman."

24 Feb 2015

'Birdman' leap makes Fox Searchlight shine at Oscars

LOS ANGELES - Fox Searchlight, the arthouse film division of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, dominated the Academy Awards on Sunday with eight awards including the coveted best picture prize for its absurd comedy-drama "Birdman."

23 Feb 2015

Foreign investors add Indian online property portals to shopping cart

NEW DELHI - Indian businessman Navin Bhartia's Internet habits make him a dream customer for billionaire foreign media moguls like Rupert Murdoch.

Business, Tech, Top News, 12 Jan 2015

Bloomberg News names Economist editor to replace Winkler

NEW YORK/LONDON - Billionaire news and information mogul Michael Bloomberg replaced the founding editor at his eponymous news service with Economist Editor-in-chief John Micklethwait, moving aggressively to broaden the one-time financial newswire beyond its core Wall Street audience.

Business, 10 Dec 2014

Fox-Apollo JV to bring "Big Brother", "Masterchef" under one roof

REUTERS - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox and Apollo Global Management LLC agreed to combine three of their TV production companies behind hit shows such as "Big Brother", "American Idol" and "Masterchef" under one group.

Deals, 10 Oct 2014

Book publishing helps News Corp beat revenue estimates

REUTERS - News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as growth in its book publishing business helped to make up for a decline in revenue in its bigger news and information division.

Business, 08 Aug 2014

"X-Men" movie helps Fox beat profit and revenue estimates

- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc , the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly revenue and profit that exceeded analysts' expectations, helped by the box-office success of films such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past".

Business, 07 Aug 2014

Time Warner profit grows but shares drop after fox bid nixed

Aug 6 - Time Warner Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and boosted its stock buyback program, but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling 11 percent a day after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for the company.

06 Aug 2014

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

Top News, Business, Tech, 06 Aug 2014

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