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Rupert Murdoch's big investment headache: Australia

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SYDNEY The birthplace of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, News Corp's Australian business, is shaping up as a trouble spot for the global firm, following a billion dollar writedown and a move to stop printing more than 100 regional newspapers.

News Corp to cut jobs in UK newspaper, radio business: memo

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will need to cut jobs in its British newspaper and radio operations as part of a business review aimed at reducing costs, News UK Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks said in a letter to staff on Wednesday.

World, Business, 11 Jun 2020

Rupert Murdoch gives up bonus after News Corp post $1 bln loss

News Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is forgoing his cash bonus for the year after the media company posted a $1 billion quarterly loss due to a write-down in the value of its Australian pay TV unit and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its businesses.

Business, 08 May 2020

Rupert Murdoch gives up bonus after News Corp post $1 billion loss

News Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is forgoing his cash bonus for the year after the media company posted a $1 billion quarterly loss due to a write-down in the value of its Australian pay TV unit and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its businesses.

Business, 08 May 2020

Disney, hit hard by coronavirus, to face Wall Street questions on impact on company

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co's acquisitions spree that included swallowing much of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox last year, and a reputation for operational excellence, turned the company into the world's most powerful entertainment machine.

Business 04 May 2020

News Corp. launches news aggregation site Knewz to counter Facebook, Google

News Corp on Wednesday launched a free news aggregation service, Knewz, to address its long-held criticism of how Google and Facebook treat publishers and journalists.

Tech, Business, 30 Jan 2020

Tremor International looks to boost video advertising with News Corp deal

Marketing firm Tremor International Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to buy video advertising firm Unruly from News Corp, looking to bolster video services by tapping into the Rupert Murdoch-owned firm's vast network of clients.

Business, 06 Jan 2020

Prince Harry to sue tabloid press owners over phone-hacking

LONDON Britain's Prince Harry is to sue the publishers of Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper and the Daily Mirror over allegations of phone-hacking as he and his wife Meghan step up their battle with the tabloid press. | Video

World, 05 Oct 2019

Murdoch's Fox launches sports betting with FOX Bet

NEW YORK When Rupert Murdoch's Fox Corp launches the FOX Bet sports betting platform on Monday, it will do what no other major media company has done in North America: become the face of a sports gambling platform.

Business, 02 Sep 2019

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout

MELBOURNE Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation payout in Australian history, after it accused him in reports of inappropriate behaviour.

World, 23 May 2019