Rupert Murdoch

Warnings, downgrades weigh as European shares post another weekly fall


MILAN Disappointing earnings updates and a series of broker downgrades weighed on European shares on Friday, with regional indexes posting their second weekly fall in a row.

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets - sources

Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

Budget 2017, Business, Deals, 17 Nov 2017

News Corp profit beats on digital real estate unit strength

(Corrects to say expenses fell to $1.15 bln, not $1.14 bln, in paragraph 6, and total revenue rose 4.7 pct, not 4.5 pct, in paragraph 10)

Budget 2017, Business, 11 Nov 2017

Exclusive - Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO: sources

NEW YORK Rupert Murdoch telephoned AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson twice in the last six months and talked about cable network CNN, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. | Video

Budget 2017, Business, 11 Nov 2017

Sky investor Odey opposes Fox bid as Disney talks fuel uncertainty

LONDON Investor Crispin Odey said he opposed Twenty-First Century Fox's $15 billion bid for Sky after a report of separate talks between Rupert Murdoch and Walt Disney Co added more uncertainty to a takeover facing regulatory hurdles. | Video

Budget 2017, Business, 08 Nov 2017

Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney - CNBC

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of its film and television assets to Walt Disney Co , which would gain new programming and expand its international reach, CNBC reported on Monday.

Deals, Budget 2017, Business, 07 Nov 2017

Thomson Reuters posts revenue miss amid uncertainty in Europe

Thomson Reuters Corp on Wednesday reported revenue below investor expectations as financial services clients in Europe and Britain held off on signing deals due to regulatory and political uncertainty.

Budget 2017, Business, 01 Nov 2017

Murdoch's UK paper arm admits computer hacking, fuelling criticism of Sky takeover

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper group said on Friday one of its titles had hacked the computer of a former intelligence officer, an admission which critics said showed why his takeover of European broadcaster Sky should be blocked.

Budget 2017, Business, 06 Oct 2017

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.

Tech, Deals, 14 Sep 2017

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