Rupert Murdoch

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo, News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch speaks during a forum on The Economics and Politics of Immigration in Boston. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Rupert Murdoch’s $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn’t mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any […]

07/16/2014

Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Murdoch (AP Photo)

Rejected Fox bid for Time Warner shows growth mood

NEW YORK (AP) — Though rejected, a surprise bid by Rupert Murdoch’s Fox for entertainment rival Time Warner underscores that large media companies are in the mood for major consolidation. Time Warner Inc., which owns […]

07/16/2014

Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, talks to members of the media in central London, Thursday, June 26, 2014. Brooks was acquitted after a long trial centering on illegal activity at the heart of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire but Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking. The nearly eight-month trial was triggered by revelations that for years the News of the World used illegal eavesdropping to get stories, listening in on the voicemails of celebrities, politicians and even crime victims. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Rebekah Brooks ‘vindicated’ by hacking acquittal

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Thursday she is innocent of phone hacking and other crimes and feels vindicated by a jury’s unanimous decision to acquit her. The ex-tabloid […]

06/26/2014

Rebekah Brooks former News International chief executive and her husband Charlie Brooks, arrive at the Central Criminal Court in London where they appear to face charges related to phone hacking, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Rebekah Brooks: I felt ‘horror’ at Dowler hacking

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the cellphone of a missing teenager. […]

02/25/2014

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson arrives at The Old Bailey law court in London, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Prosecutor says tabloid editor directed hacking

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson sent an email telling a news editor to “do his phone” in relation to an alleged target of phone hacking, a British prosecutor said […]

11/01/2013

Former newspaper editor Rebekah Brooks and husband Charlie Brooks, obscured behind right, arrive at The Old Bailey law court in London, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

UK phone-hacking trial opens for top Murdoch aides

LONDON (AP) — The trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch’s defunct News of the World began Monday with the selection of a jury to hear the complex and high-profile case sparked by […]

10/28/2013

Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Murdoch (AP Photo)

Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from Wendi Deng

LOS ANGELES (AP) — News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from Wendi Deng Murdoch, his wife since 1999, citing a breakdown in the relationship. The matter doesn’t alter the succession plan for […]

06/13/2013

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UK court jails 4 Lulzsec hackers for cyberattacks

LONDON (AP) — Four young computer hackers who masterminded cyberattacks on targets from the CIA to Sony Pictures and Rupert Murdoch’s News International were sentenced to up to 32 months in prison on Thursday. The […]

05/16/2013

News Corp. considers split in 2, stock jumps

(AP) – Under pressure to limit contagion from the British phone-hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. said Tuesday that it is considering splitting into two publicly traded companies. The move comes as Britain’s communications regulator, […]

06/26/2012

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