LONDON - Mazher Mahmood, a British journalist known for his undercover work posing as a "fake sheikh", was suspended by Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper on Monday after the collapse of a celebrity trial in which he was a main witness.
REUTERS - Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.
LONDON/MILAN/FRANKFURT - BSkyB's plan to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as 10 billion euros is a bold bet on long-term growth at the expense of short-term profit, but the pioneering British media firm has pulled off such gambles before.
NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch looks to have been canny in his $80 billion takeover approach to Time Warner Inc , cornering the media giant at a time when potential "white knight" bidders are busy absorbing their own large deals.
REUTERS - If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc and CNN is put up for sale, the 24-hour cable news network could be worth $5 billion, according to one analyst's estimate.
REUTERS - Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc made an audacious offer for Time Warner Inc that if it succeeds would transform the American media landscape and cement the 83-year-old's status as the most powerful magnate in U.S. media and entertainment.
REUTERS - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday it had offered to buy Time Warner Inc in a move that would unite two of the world's most powerful media conglomerates, but its move was rebuffed.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron's former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for encouraging widespread phone-hacking by journalists to obtain scoops at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid he edited.
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, was acquitted on Tuesday of orchestrating a campaign to hack into phones and bribe officials in a case that has shaken the British political establishment.
LONDON - The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid admitted for the first time at a London court on Wednesday that he had hacked the voicemails of Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry, and William's wife Kate Middleton.
LONDON - "It was the kind of place you get out of and you never want to go back again." That's how one former reporter describes the News of the World newsroom under editor Rebekah Brooks, the ferociously ambitious executive who ran the Sunday tabloid from 2000 to 2003. Full Article