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  1. Pie and machinations on FCC's Murdoch night menu

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... night's spectators, huddled in a packed bar at the Foreign Correspondents' Club, had gathered for a rarer sight - the live broadcast of Rupert Murdoch's fall from grace. High-profile ... turned on Murdoch. 'It just shows that democracy works. Whatever the outcome, it's a good thing if it just shows that nobody's sacred in this world,' Kerry McGlynn, former ...

  2. Murdoch too savvy to sully prestigious title

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as guardians of American values. This has turned out to be sensitive ground for global media baron Rupert Murdoch, in his bid to take control of one of the most revered of those institutions, The Wall ... They came under intense public pressure not to sell, or to sell to anyone but Mr Murdoch. It is doubtful the bid would have aroused as much controversy if it had come from someone less savvy. ...

  3. Free press a check on abuse of power

    Posted Jul 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... outrage are an example. In the mood that prevails now, many might sympathise with moves to clip the wings of London's sensational tabloids. The appearance of Rupert Murdoch before a British ... advantage over the opposition. This is an issue that is bound to be investigated further as the affair runs its course. Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of parent company News Corp, and his son ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Power of the pen turned on Murdoch Rupert Murdoch's battle for Dow Jones turned into a war of letters yesterday, as the Wall Street Journal's China reporting team ... Jones board members last Thursday, warning that Mr Murdoch (above) might sacrifice the paper's integrity in favour of his China ambitions. 'News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch has ...

  5. Young book-lovers turn more to e-readers

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... hackers. 'I write for a Murdoch paper. It's not a great week for us,' he said, referring to Rupert Murdoch, owner of the now-closed News of the World, who has been embroiled ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It appears to have a recent convert in global media baron Rupert Murdoch. On Friday he found himself beset by investors at BSkyB's annual general meeting, in particular over the appointment ... Murdoch. But the Mur-dog bit back: 'If you don't believe in us or our results, you should just sell your shares.' ALL IN A DAY's WORK Lai See was amused last Friday ...

  7. iMoney weekly rides stock wave in quest for advertising revenue

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... weeklies' rate of below HK$10,000. Bracing for Murdoch entry International newspapers are becoming less enthusiastic about subscription-driven websites as they prepare to compete with Rupert Murdoch's newly acquired Wall Street Journal. The Financial Times is opening up its FT.com website, allowing limited free access while maintaining a subscription model. The new model will allow ...

  8. Tomorrow's news today

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... newspaper journalists get to grips with this technology, we will go the way of the Betamax tape, seven-inch single, eight-track player and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Multimedia guru Rupert Murdoch- who ... But having trained to be a journalist in an era where we were told television was going to kill off the printed word, I am not convinced about the finality of statements by people like Mr Murdoch ...

  9. Inside out

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... March 29, 2007: News Corporation chief executive officer Rupert Murdoch meets Dow Jones CEO Richard Zannino to propose acquiring all outstanding Dow Jones shares at US$60 per share. April 12: David Li Kwok-po learns of News Corp offer in a telephone call with Dow Jones' general counsel. April 13: Mr Li and Michael Leung Kai-hung travel to Shanghai together. On the flight, ...

  10. Newspapers still seek new business model

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Can Rupert Murdoch save the newspaper industry by making people pay to read the news online? Probably not, though his reputation as a financial wizard (he is many times ... and retiring early), the whole industry prayed that he was right. Murdoch's reputation as a master of the media universe is so high that even his competitors hope that he can make it work. 'I ...




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