Rupert Murdoch

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.

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

End of an era at UK's Sun tabloid as veteran provocateur dropped

LONDON Britain's top-selling newspaper the Sun has turned a page in its colourful history by dropping provocative columnist Kelvin MacKenzie, a favourite of owner Rupert Murdoch, over an article that likened a soccer player to a gorilla.

15 May 2017

Fox News complainant meets UK regulator over Sky-Fox deal

LONDON A woman who accused former Fox News presenter Bill O'Reilly of sexual harassment in the United States called on Britain on Monday to block Fox's owner Rupert Murdoch from taking full control of Britain's pay-TV group Sky. | Video

Budget 2017, Business, 09 May 2017

UK's Sun ousts Murdoch protege who likened soccer star to gorilla - FT

LONDON Britain's top-selling newspaper The Sun is to oust Kelvin MacKenzie, a provocative columnist and long-time favourite of owner Rupert Murdoch, over an article widely criticised as racist, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

09 May 2017

Thomson Reuters' first-quarter sales, profit top expectations

Thomson Reuters Corp on Friday reported higher than expected first-quarter earnings and revenue and reaffirmed its full-year outlook as it saw improved results across each of its businesses.

Budget 2017, Business, 28 Apr 2017

Fate of Australian TV network Ten in hands of billionaire trio

SYDNEY Ten Network Holdings' survival depends on three billionaire debt guarantors, including News Corp Co-Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, after Australia's third-largest TV network reported a A$232 million ($173 million) half-year loss in a weak advertising market.

27 Apr 2017

Bill O'Reilly out at Fox after harassment allegations

NEW YORK Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has parted ways with star cable news host Bill O'Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday. | Video

20 Apr 2017

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