News Corp shares slipped when the company began trading separately from the 21st Century Fox entertainment operation, as investors gave a tepid reception to the slower-growing publishing business.Tuesday, 2 July, 2013, 11:44am
Wall Street rewarded Rupert Murdoch’s move to create a separate entertainment company, giving 21st Century Fox one of the richest valuations in the media sector on its first day of trading.
Investors had waited for Murdoch to split News Corp, giving its cable, movie and equity stakes in pay-TV assets their own spotlight away from the publishing division.2 Jul 2013 - 11:37am
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and Abu Dhabi’s state media group are in talks to acquire the Financial Times Group for about US$1.2 billion, a report said on Friday.
The move would see Murdoch add the respected Financial Times name as well as 50 per cent of The Economist newspaper to his vast empire, which already includes the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones.28 Jun 2013 - 2:59pm
A new chapter opens on Friday for Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp with the split of the media-entertainment conglomerate as the 82-year-old coincidentally goes through a marriage breakup.28 Jun 2013 - 12:43pm
The highly publicised divorce between News Corp chief executive Rupert Murdoch and his third wife, Wendi Deng, has divided the online community, especially after a BBC correspondent familiar with the matter revealed on Twitter that29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
I think he genuinely loved her. Everyone is wondering what went wrong
Biographer Michael Wolff on Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng
Clearly, we're going to make a thorough scrub of what his China connections are
US Congressman Mike Rogers on Edward Snowden
15 Jun 2013 - 1:53am 1 comment
Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire chairman of US-based media group News Corporation and a former owner of the South China Morning Post, has filed for divorce from his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, 16 years after they famously met in Hong Kong.
A News Corp spokesman confirmed last night that Murdoch, 82, had initiated the divorce proceedings, but gave no further details.14 Jun 2013 - 6:55pm
How politically important is Rupert Murdoch? After more than half a century of his manoeuvrings, carefully and tellingly itemised in this book, it may seem naive even to ask the question.2 Jun 2013 - 5:19pm
Rupert Murdoch tried to convince Wall Street on Tuesday that there is still money to be made in newspapers, reminding investors that he had defied sceptics over the past 60 years to build one of the world’s biggest media empires.29 May 2013 - 1:53pm
Newspaper publishers including major players like Rupert Murdoch's News International yesterday rejected the British government's proposals for curbing media abuses, saying the plans would give politicians "an unacceptable degree of interference" in press freedom.26 Apr 2013 - 3:02am
Broadcast TV network Fox could become a subscription service that customers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect Fox’s business from the startup Aereo, News Corp chief operating officer Chase Carey said.9 Apr 2013 - 11:57am
It was their responsibility to look after the prisoners. Now they have to wear the same clothes
ICAC graft-buster Steven Ng on catching two corrupt prison officers
I think the way that they're talking about the 457 is pretty disgraceful and racist
Tycoon Rupert Murdoch on Australia's crackdown on killed immigrant visas
3 Apr 2013 - 3:29am
SecurityBeijing News* New regulations for military personal on treason enter into force on Thursday, narrowly redefining state secrets, defections and adding the sale of military real estate.Reuters28 Mar 2013 - 7:07am
A former policeman and a prison officer were jailed yesterday for selling information to Britain's top-selling newspaper The Sun. Ex-constable Alan Tierney and Richard Trunkfield, who worked at a high security prison, were jailed for 10 months and 16 months respectively by a judge at England's Old Bailey central criminal court in London.28 Mar 2013 - 4:30am
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Monday opened the way for “sensible” changes to proposed press reforms, after outraged media proprietors attacked them as “draconian” and “bad law”.
The reforms, which will include a new public interest test for major mergers and stronger self-regulation requirements for the print media, arose from Britain’s phone-hacking scandal.18 Mar 2013 - 2:50pm