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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Mother of Rupert Murdoch dies aged 103

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Rupert Murdoch's mother dies at 103 Elisabeth Murdoch, mother of News Corp. tycoon Rupert and a famed philanthropist, has died at the age of 103, ... Associated Press news agency reported. "We have lost the most wonderful mother but we are all grateful to have had her love and wisdom for so many years," her son Rupert Murdoch said ...

  2. News - World

    Rupert Murdoch shutters iPad-only paper The Daily after less than two years

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Murdoch shutters pioneering iPad paper Rupert Murdoch yesterday announced that pioneering iPad newspaper The Daily , launched as a paid subscription product ... that it was unable to find enough subscribers to sustain it. Some staff from the virtual newspaper would shift to another News Corp paper, New York Post . Murdoch launched The Daily with much fanfare ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up close and personal

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Rupert Chan

    ... life. Rupert Chan is a recently retired university administrator, and chairman of the Chung Ying Theatre Company Bliss and tell: our great expectation ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Murdoch pays tribute to late mother

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Melbourne Tycoon Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday led memorial tributes for his mother, philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, saying she had always taught him to understand the impact of his actions on others. Murdoch gave the eulogy during a state memorial service at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne, saying while his father had been more indulgent ...

  5. Murdoch fallout tests press freedom

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... right, press freedom, comes into question. That has been the case with the lambasting of Rupert Murdoch by British lawmakers, whose damning report of a long-running phone-hacking scandal has found him unfit to lead his international media empire. Inevitably, their conclusion has been accompanied by calls for greater media accountability. Murdoch is a controversial figure, not so ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    Right Field: Murdoch's Yes Network move surely a prelude to Yankees takeover

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... with it for years. So I ask one more time, what would you do if you were Rupert Murdoch? You would spend US$1.5 billion this week to buy 49 per cent of the Yes Network, the television arm and lifeblood ... to many fans of the great team. "Rupert Murdoch is knocking on the door of Yankee Stadium," wrote Wallace Matthews on ESPN.com "How long before he owns the entire building, ...

  7. Ex-Murdoch executive Rebekah Brooks given £7m pay-off: report

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 02:23pm

    ... Reuters in London Former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks received a pay-off totalling more than £7 million (HK$87.1 million) following her resignation from Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper group last year, the Financial Times said on Tuesday.  Brooks, the woman at the heart of a scandal shaking Rupert Murdoch’s media empire and the British government, is awaiting trial next ...

  8. News - World - MEDIA

    News International taps Mike Darcey as CEO after Tom Mockridge resigns

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London BSkyB executive appointed after resignation of man picked to replace Rebekah Brooks last year Murdoch's British unit names third CEO in 18 months Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper unit, reeling from a phone-hacking scandal, named its third chief executive officer in less than 18 months yesterday as the parent company prepares to separate into two. ...

  9. Business - Companies

    News Corp will use Fox name as it moves ahead with breakup

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 09:56am by Bloomberg

    ... slower-growing publishing assets from its Fox television and film businesses after coming under pressure from shareholders. Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire founder of News Corp., will remain CEO of the Fox side, with Chase Carey serving as chief operating officer and James Murdoch working as Carey’s deputy. “The challenges we face in the publishing and media industries are great, ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British phone-hacking trial set for September 2013

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 11:21am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... hanging over premier David Cameron for another year. A British judge set the date for the first trial in the scandal, which led to the closure of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch’s tabloid in July 2011, after several defendants appeared at London’s famed Old Bailey court. Brooks, 44, is a former head of Murdoch’s British newspaper wing News International and a close friend of Cameron, ...




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