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News Corp Splits Today

This is the day (Wednesday) that Rupert Murdoch's News Corp divides in two -- one, to retain the News Corp name, will include the company's troubled newspaper and publishing companies; the other, to be called...

News Corp's Hacking Scandal Hits U.s.

The telephone hacking scandal roiling Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers has spread to the U.S. following accusations by Angelina Jolie's stunt double that her phone was hacked by Murdoch's London Sun and the now-defunct News of...

Angelina Jolie's Stunt Double Sues Over Phone Hacking Claim

Angelina Jolie's former stunt double is suing Rupert Murdoch's U.K. newspaper group over claims she was targeted in the phone hacking scandal because of her close relationship with the Hollywood actress.Eunice Huthart, who worked with...

Two Weeks Before News Corp. Split, Rupert Murdoch Is Divorcing Wendi Deng

News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch filed for divorce from his third wife Wendi Deng Murdoch this Thursday. While the announcement came just two weeks before the official separation of News Corp. into two publicly funded...

Murdoch In Another Split-up -- This Time, It's His Wife

Two weeks before Rupert Murdoch's decision to split News Corp into two entities -- one to include his entertainment properties and another his newspaper and publishing ones -- takes effect, he has decided on a...

Rupert Murdoch Files For Divorce

Embattled publishing tycoon Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from his wife of 14 years.The billionaire, who shares two young daughters with Wendi Deng, filed papers to end their union at the New York Supreme...

In The Midst Of Business Turmoil, Rupert Murdoch Is Also Divorcing His Wife

The past two years have been filled with turmoil for Rupert Murdoch and it’s far from over – as his media conglomerate splits into two publicly funded companies, Murdoch himself will be divorcing his wife...

Myspace Music App: Justin Timberlake's Latest Rescue Attempt

A conglomerate led by pop-singer Justin Timberlake announced yesterday the social networking site Myspace will be releasing a new music app available on Android and Apple.This is the latest attempt by the site to regain...

Shareholders Approve News Corp Split

Shareholders have approved Rupert Murdoch's plan to divide News Corp into two companies: one, to be called 21st Century Fox, to comprise the company's entertainment units, including the 20th Century Fox studio and the Fox...

Ex-fcc Chair Urges End To Cross-ownership Bans

Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt has said that the time has come to put an end to the rule that prohibits companies from owning newspapers and television stations in the same marker. Speaking at UCLA...

Report: News Corp Breakup To Take Effect June 30

News Corp has set June 11 as the date its shareholders will vote on whether to break the company into two entities: one, which will be called 21st Century Fox and include the company's film,...

John Leslie Awarded Huge Damages Over Phone Hacking

Fallen British Tv presenter John Leslie has accepted "substantial" damages from Rupert Murdoch's media empire over the phone hacking scandal.The former star presented programmes including game show Wheel of Fortune and kids' hit Blue Peter...

Murdoch Changes Name Of His Media Company To 21st Century Fox

After spinning off his newspaper business and allowing it to retain the News Corp name, Rupert Murdoch has decided to call the company hanging on to his other media assets 21st Century Fox. It appeared,...

21st Century Fox? Not For 20th Century Fox Film And Tv Studios

Ever wondered why the 20th Century Fox film studios didn’t change its name to 21st Century Fox when the millenium came around? Ever wondered if they planned to catch up at some point? A report...

Senator Asks Murdoch To Halt Nra 500 Telecast

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy has called on News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch to pull the plug on Fox Sports's coverage of The NRA 500 car race on Saturday. Noting that the NASCAR event, which takes...

"Aereo Is Stealing Our Signal" News Corp Hit Back At New York Streaming Service

The streaming service Aereo, which is currently only available in New York City has shaken the US broadcasting industry. Two of the top broadcasters have now threatened to head for the protection of the cable...

Prison For Cops Who Sold Info To Murdoch Tabloid

The first two prison sentences in the flood of arrests that followed revelations of misconduct by journalists working for Rupert Murdoch's London newspapers were handed down today against a former policeman and an ex-prison officer....

Chris Eubank Shapes Up For Phone Hacking Fight

Former world boxing champion Chris Eubank is preparing for a court fight with Rupert Murdoch's U.K. newspaper group over the phone hacking scandal.Ex-middleweight star Eubank has been officially informed his cell phone voicemail messages were...

Terence Stamp Approached For Anchorman 2

Terence Stamp is eyeing up a role in 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'.The 'Song For Marion' actor let slip that he had been contacted by ''Will Ferrell's people'' about playing a ''Rupert Murdoch-type figure'' in the...

U.k. Police Still Arresting Reporters In Hacking Scandal

ritain's Scotland Yard is still making arrests in connection with the hacking scandal that hit Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers nearly three years ago. On Wednesday, two former reporters for Murdoch's London Sun were taken into...

Nigel Lythgoe Launches Phone Hacking Lawsuit

American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe has launched a lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch's U.K. media company after cops told him his phone was hacked by the News of the World.The Tv producer is seeking damages after...

Sarah Ferguson Settles Phone Hacking Case

Former British royal Sarah Ferguson, musician James Blunt, and singer-turned-reality Tv star Kerry Katona have accepted "substantial" damages from Rupert Murdoch's newspaper company over the phone hacking scandal.The Duchess of York, who was previously married...

Tribune Emerges From Bankruptcy

Tribune Co. is due to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today (Monday) with a new board composed mostly of TV and movie executives who have had little experience running either newspapers or television stations,...

Sunday Times Bosses Sue Lance Armstrong Over Libel Settlement

Publishers at Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Times newspaper are suing disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong for cash he won from them in a libel settlement.The publication's bosses are demanding over $1.6 million (Gbp1 million) from the former...

Hugh Grant Awarded Damages In Phone Hacking Case

Actor Hugh Grant has been awarded damages after settling his phone hacking case against a British tabloid owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch.The Notting Hill star was one of the leading celebrity campaigners against press...

Jokers! Hugh Jackman And Russell Crowe Fool Around At Les Miserables Premiere Down Under

Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe entertained the crowds at the Les Miserables premiere in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday (December 20, 2012), laughing and joking while also pretending to race each other down the red-carpet! Tom...

Rupert Murdoch Cancels Life Of Pi Party To Mourn Mother

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch scrapped a party to celebrate the success of Ang Lee's new movie Life Of Pi so he could mourn his late mum.Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, 103, died at the family's home in...

More Turmoil Alarms Bbc

New aftershocks of the BBC shakeup were felt today (Monday) as the public broadcaster's news director and her deputy were apparently suspended with pay while an investigation of the non-reporting and botched reporting of two...

Charlotte Church In Dispute With Ex-manager Over Press Inquiry Claims

Charlotte Church's ex-manager has penned a letter to the man behind Britain's inquiry into media ethics to deny the star's claims she turned down a huge fee to perform at Rupert Murdoch's wedding in exchange...

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes To Reign For Another 4 Years

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes has secured another 4 years in the role, which will take him right through until 2016, reports The Los Angeles Times.Ailes, who also oversees the company's 27 television stations, Twentieth...

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