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Fox News boss offered to set up Petraeus run for White House

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus. Photo: AFP

An audio tape has emerged revealing how Fox News chief Roger Ailes tried to convince General David Petraeus to run for the US presidency.

Thursday, 6 December, 2012, 6:02am

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

Robert Thomson, currently editor-in-chief of News Corp’s Dow Jones subsidiary and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, will head News Corp’s publishing business after it splits into two companies. Photo: Reuters

News Corp, moving ahead with a plan to split into two companies, appointed Wall Street Journal editor Robert Thomson as head of the new publishing entity and said it would call the entertainment-focused business Fox Group.

4 Dec 2012 - 9:56am

Karl Rove's spat on Fox News puts Republican's conflicting roles in focus

Fox News commentator Karl Rove insists it was the ghosts of 2000 that prompted him to act. Photo: NYT

It was 11.13pm on Tuesday, the moment that Fox News called Ohio for US President Barack Obama. Karl Rove stood just off camera, his phone glued to his ear. On the other end was a senior official of Mitt Romney's campaign, insisting that the network had got it wrong.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:27am