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The Battle for Sky: Former BBC boss Mark Thompson on the campaign to stop News Corp - Telegraph.co.uk 26 May 2019, 12:12 pm

The Battle for Sky: Former BBC boss Mark Thompson on the campaign to stop News Corp  Telegraph.co.uk

In an extract from The Battle for Sky, former BBC boss Mark Thompson recalls the campaign to stop News Corp gaining full control.

How mogul Murdoch played his own game of thrones - Telegraph.co.uk 26 May 2019, 12:00 pm

How mogul Murdoch played his own game of thrones  Telegraph.co.uk

In 2017, Rupert Murdoch turned 86 years old. To most of the outside world he remained the master of one of the biggest and most influential media empires the ...

Qualcomm, T-Mobile and Sprint thrown for a loop under US administration's unpredictable oversight - Global Times 26 May 2019, 8:48 am

Qualcomm, T-Mobile and Sprint thrown for a loop under US administration's unpredictable oversight  Global Times

Qualcomm, T-Mobile US and Sprint have been thrown for a loop lately. And they and their investors have the random nature of oversight in President Donald ...

On Love Actually, Scomo, The Silver Bodgie And miracles - Independent Australia 26 May 2019, 2:28 am

On Love Actually, Scomo, The Silver Bodgie And miracles  Independent Australia

Invoking John Farnhams evocative hit last weekend Scott Morrison reminded us of his pledge that he was going to burn for Australians So he did So he has ...

James to take ‘zero’ interest in Murdoch firms after split - Telegraph.co.uk 25 May 2019, 8:00 pm

James to take ‘zero’ interest in Murdoch firms after split  Telegraph.co.uk

Jams Murdoch has signalled plans to have “precisely zero” involvement in his family's remaining businesses following the sales of 21st Century Fox and Sky, ...

How the hacking scandal brought the Sky down on Murdoch's long-held dreams of a TV takeover - Telegraph.co.uk 25 May 2019, 12:07 pm

How the hacking scandal brought the Sky down on Murdoch's long-held dreams of a TV takeover  Telegraph.co.uk

'Politicians just wanted it approved," says an Ofcom insider, recalling News Corp's tumultuous takeover bid for Sky.

STAGE REVIEW: 'Ink' brings a new perspective to mass media - Journal Inquirer 25 May 2019, 12:00 pm

STAGE REVIEW: 'Ink' brings a new perspective to mass media  Journal Inquirer

Who'd have thought that a play on Broadway would have me rooting for Rupert Murdoch?

F1 owner and teams race to rewrite revenue split - Financial Times 25 May 2019, 3:33 am

F1 owner and teams race to rewrite revenue split  Financial Times

Liberty Media wants to revamp rules and unequal rewards.

NYC Top Educator’s Efforts to Battle ‘White Supremacy Culture’ Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report - The Root 24 May 2019, 7:00 pm

NYC Top Educator’s Efforts to Battle ‘White Supremacy Culture’ Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report  The Root

New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city's top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for ...

Theresa May Out; Boris Johnson In? - The National Interest Online 24 May 2019, 5:15 pm

Theresa May Out; Boris Johnson In?  The National Interest Online

The shocking but seemingly inevitable resignation of the British prime minister comes ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to the UK.

Ink's Tony-Nominated Scribe James Graham on Rupert Murdoch's Indelible Mark on the Media - Broadway.com 24 May 2019, 3:00 pm

Ink's Tony-Nominated Scribe James Graham on Rupert Murdoch's Indelible Mark on the Media  Broadway.com

British scribe James Graham has never been one to shy away from topical subjects. His plays Privacy and The Vote, for example, delve into the personal and the ...

'Unrelentingly partisan': Did the Murdoch press sway the election? - The Age 24 May 2019, 2:01 pm

'Unrelentingly partisan': Did the Murdoch press sway the election?  The Age

The day after the election, a fuming Kevin Rudd took to Twitter. "In all the election commentary last night, not a single word on the elephant in the room," the ...

Heat is on Murdoch's cable guy - The Australian Financial Review 24 May 2019, 2:00 pm

Heat is on Murdoch's cable guy  The Australian Financial Review

Digital disruption, legacy problems from the past and demanding owners in the Murdoch family have given Foxtel CEO Patrick Delany plenty of challenges.

Theresa May resignation: Ruth Davidson’s problem with Boris Johnson – John McLellan - The Scotsman 24 May 2019, 10:55 am

Theresa May resignation: Ruth Davidson’s problem with Boris Johnson – John McLellan  The Scotsman

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson now has a headache with Boris Johnson likely to replace Theresa May, writes John McLellan, who may also have ...

POLITICO Playbook: Democrats are getting sucked into Trump's chaos vortex - POLITICO 24 May 2019, 9:59 am

POLITICO Playbook: Democrats are getting sucked into Trump's chaos vortex  POLITICO

And a look at what legislation a divided Washington has actually produced so far.

Historic Libel Win for Australian Oscar-Winner Geoffrey Rush - VOA News 24 May 2019, 9:40 am

Historic Libel Win for Australian Oscar-Winner Geoffrey Rush  VOA News

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded Australia's largest individual libel payout after winning a defamation lawsuit against a Sydney newspaper.

Did Queensland Vote Coal and Adani in Australia's 'Climate Elections' - NewsClick 24 May 2019, 8:07 am

Did Queensland Vote Coal and Adani in Australia's 'Climate Elections'  NewsClick

There are two top story streams from Australia's elections results last Saturday. One is about the Liberal Coalition's surprising—even to itself—sweep of the polls.

Sydney Morning Herald, Age dump polling after shock Australian election result - Jakarta Post 24 May 2019, 6:56 am

Sydney Morning Herald, Age dump polling after shock Australian election result  Jakarta Post

The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age newspapers decided against renewing a contract with Ipsos, whose final poll published the day before ...

CNN Turkey under fire for bias in Istanbul rerun - Financial Times 24 May 2019, 4:00 am

CNN Turkey under fire for bias in Istanbul rerun  Financial Times

CNN has been dragged into a political row over its Turkish sister channel ahead of the rerun of a contested Istanbul mayoral election. The US media giant has ...

Mark Humphries Roasts Scott Morrison's Terrible Catchphrase In This Cheeky Fake Tourism Ad - Junkee 23 May 2019, 10:36 pm

Mark Humphries Roasts Scott Morrison's Terrible Catchphrase In This Cheeky Fake Tourism Ad  Junkee

Comedian Mark Humphries has starred in a fake tourism ad on 7.30 mocking Prime Minister Scott Morrison's favourite catchphrase.

INTERVIEW: Early days of Rupert Murdoch's media empire explored in 'Ink' - HollywoodSoapbox.com 23 May 2019, 8:44 pm

INTERVIEW: Early days of Rupert Murdoch's media empire explored in 'Ink'  HollywoodSoapbox.com

Photo: The cast of Ink brings to life the early days of Rupert Murdoch's media empire. Photo courtesy of Joan Marcus / Provided by BBB with permission.

Your Friday Briefing - The New York Times 23 May 2019, 8:07 pm

Your Friday Briefing  The New York Times

Exceeding all expectations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party took a commanding lead in the country's parliamentary elections, which had a record turnout of ...

The stakes are raised for the Roy family in exclusive Succession season 2 preview - Entertainment Weekly News 23 May 2019, 5:00 pm

The stakes are raised for the Roy family in exclusive Succession season 2 preview  Entertainment Weekly News

HBO's acclaimed drama 'Succession' will return in August. See the new trailer.

David Speers moves to the ABC's Insiders in a blow to Sky News - Sydney Morning Herald 23 May 2019, 12:13 pm

David Speers moves to the ABC's Insiders in a blow to Sky News  Sydney Morning Herald

David Speers will depart Sky News to replace Barrie Cassidy as host of the ABC's political panel show Insiders in a blow to the Rupert Murdoch-owned cable ...

Geoffrey Rush Awarded $2 Million in Defamation Case, a Record for Australia - The New York Times 23 May 2019, 11:06 am

Geoffrey Rush Awarded $2 Million in Defamation Case, a Record for Australia  The New York Times

MELBOURNE, Australia — The Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush will be awarded 2.9 million Australian dollars in his defamation case against ...

Breakingviews - Qualcomm, Sprint show U.S. policy blowing in wind - Reuters 22 May 2019, 7:17 pm

Breakingviews - Qualcomm, Sprint show U.S. policy blowing in wind  Reuters

(Reuters Breakingviews) - Qualcomm, T-Mobile US and Sprint have been thrown for a loop this week. And they and their investors have the random nature of ...

Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Big Feminist,’ Says His Wife, Jerry Hall - The New York Times 22 May 2019, 5:52 pm

Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Big Feminist,’ Says His Wife, Jerry Hall  The New York Times

Anyone who doubts Rupert Murdoch's feminist bona fides hasn't checked with his wife, Jerry Hall. “He's a big feminist,” Ms. Hall said Tuesday night at an event ...

Jerry Hall makes rare public appearance with lookalike daughters Elizabeth and Georgia May Jagger - Daily Mail 22 May 2019, 1:54 pm

Jerry Hall makes rare public appearance with lookalike daughters Elizabeth and Georgia May Jagger  Daily Mail

Jerry Hall stepped out with her lookalike daughters Elizabeth and Georgia- May Jagger at the launch of the Equal Means Equal Campaign for Equal Rights in ...

Ross Kempsell named political editor of Rupert Murdoch's national radio stations - Press Gazette 22 May 2019, 8:48 am

Ross Kempsell named political editor of Rupert Murdoch's national radio stations  Press Gazette

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information *service* which helps ...

Times Ireland to cease print edition - Ireland's Marketing & Media Monthly Magazine 22 May 2019, 7:07 am

Times Ireland to cease print edition  Ireland's Marketing & Media Monthly Magazine

News UK & Ireland is to end publication of its Times Ireland edition and most of its journalists are to made redundant as the company undergoes a major ...

Some Democrats see Fox as a helpful link to voters - The Spokesman-Review 21 May 2019, 10:27 pm

Some Democrats see Fox as a helpful link to voters  The Spokesman-Review

Increasingly, Fox News is the star of the Democratic race. After years of playing the culture wars, the cable news network has become a key flash point in the ...

Times Ireland to make most editorial staff redundant - The Irish Times 21 May 2019, 4:10 pm

Times Ireland to make most editorial staff redundant  The Irish Times

Irish print edition of UK newspaper to cease publication with small number to continue working on digital product.

Fox News is becoming the star of the Democratic race — to mixed reviews - The Washington Post 21 May 2019, 2:35 pm

Fox News is becoming the star of the Democratic race — to mixed reviews  The Washington Post

The cable news network has become a flash point in the 2020 campaign. Several candidates are participating in town halls — while others opt out.

Rupert Murdoch is slashing sports spending – and NZ sport is in for an epic chill - The Spinoff 20 May 2019, 5:02 pm

Rupert Murdoch is slashing sports spending – and NZ sport is in for an epic chill  The Spinoff

*Fresh* shadows are descending on Australian rugby – and it goes further than the Israel Folau saga, writes Trevor McKewen. Folau's dismissal from his $A4m ...

Foxtel scrambles to keep subscribers after Game of Thrones finale - Sydney Morning Herald 20 May 2019, 8:03 am

Foxtel scrambles to keep subscribers after Game of Thrones finale  Sydney Morning Herald

*Fresh* from receiving a $300 million bailout from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, Foxtel is desperately trying to retain subscribers post-Game of Thrones.

Murdoch’s ‘messiah’: News Corp gets biblical with coverage of Morrison’s resurrection - The Guardian 20 May 2019, 6:17 am

Murdoch’s ‘messiah’: News Corp gets biblical with coverage of Morrison’s resurrection  The Guardian

Daily Telegraph publishes what many would regard as a racist slur aimed at Penny Wong as mastheads celebrate Labor election loss.

‘We have lost Australia for now,’ warns climate scientist in wake of election upset - ThinkProgress 18 May 2019, 7:27 pm

‘We have lost Australia for now,’ warns climate scientist in wake of election upset  ThinkProgress

The unexpected victory of conservatives in Australia's election Saturday is bad news for the future of global climate action, warn climate experts. Polls had ...

Running Scared: Network TV in the Streaming Age - The New York Times 18 May 2019, 5:50 pm

Running Scared: Network TV in the Streaming Age  The New York Times

Viewers are fleeing for Netflix. The ones who stay are older than the group prized by advertisers. Here's a look back at the troubled 2018-19 season.

De Blasio's Escape From New York Includes Iowa Voters' Welcome - Bloomberg 18 May 2019, 12:55 am

De Blasio's Escape From New York Includes Iowa Voters' Welcome  Bloomberg

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio embarked on his long shot presidential campaign, venturing into some of the most sparsely populated parts of Iowa, and unlike ...

30 Minutes Before Curtain: Hugs, Prayers, Laughter and Noise - The New York Times 17 May 2019, 1:58 pm

30 Minutes Before Curtain: Hugs, Prayers, Laughter and Noise  The New York Times

Things are tense and tingly enough before the curtain rises at any time of the year. What's it like during prize season?

NT News breaks ranks as only News Corp paper to endorse Bill Shorten - The Guardian 17 May 2019, 5:30 am

NT News breaks ranks as only News Corp paper to endorse Bill Shorten  The Guardian

Sydney Morning Herald also backs Labor in the election for just the sixth time since federation.

Can a politician take on Rupert Murdoch’s empire and win? Australia will be the test. - The Washington Post 15 May 2019, 11:58 pm

Can a politician take on Rupert Murdoch’s empire and win? Australia will be the test.  The Washington Post

In the home country of Rupert Murdoch, can a politician attack News Corp. and still win an election? The answer to that question could come as early as ...

Lachlan Murdoch Insists Fox News Won't Change Its Content and Says Ad Boycotts Are Having No Effect - Newsweek 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Lachlan Murdoch Insists Fox News Won't Change Its Content and Says Ad Boycotts Are Having No Effect  Newsweek

Fox executive Lachlan Murdoch said that advertiser boycotts of the Fox News Channel aren't having any major financial impacts on the company and that the ...

‘Ink’ Spot: Rupert and Friends Catch Murdoch Play on Broadway - The New York Times 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

‘Ink’ Spot: Rupert and Friends Catch Murdoch Play on Broadway  The New York Times

Rupert Murdoch has a couple of small quibbles with “Ink,” the British play about his rise as a media mogul, which he saw Tuesday night on Broadway.

Murdoch pulls Foxtel out of the financial fire - Sydney Morning Herald 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Murdoch pulls Foxtel out of the financial fire  Sydney Morning Herald

Only a month ago Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation pulled its 65 per cent owned Foxtel out of the financial fire. It lent Australia's largest pay television ...

Donald Trump pardons former media mogul Conrad Black - Financial Times 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Donald Trump pardons former media mogul Conrad Black  Financial Times

Donald Trump has issued a full pardon to Conrad Black, the former media magnate, who was convicted of obstruction of justice and theft. Lord Black, whom the ...

Disney takes over full control of Hulu - The Washington Post 14 May 2019, 7:00 am

Disney takes over full control of Hulu  The Washington Post

Disney has made a deal with Comcast to take over operational control of Hulu, giving it full oversight of the streaming platform. The agreement puts Hulu under ...

The mounting evidence the tide is turning on Rupert Murdoch and News Corp - The New Daily 13 May 2019, 7:00 am

The mounting evidence the tide is turning on Rupert Murdoch and News Corp  The New Daily

There is mounting evidence that Australia is sick of Rupert Murdoch and the political propaganda machine he runs in the guise of a news organisation.

“Ink” & The Rise of Rupert Murdoch - NY1 11 May 2019, 7:00 am

“Ink” & The Rise of Rupert Murdoch  NY1

Frank DiLella talks to “Ink” playwright James Graham and actor Bertie Carvel about their drama about the rise of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

Australia's Murdoch moment: has News Corp finally gone too far? - The Guardian 10 May 2019, 7:00 am

Australia's Murdoch moment: has News Corp finally gone too far?  The Guardian

Reaction to a savage attack on Labor leader Bill Shorten suggests something may be changing in News Corp's Australian newspapers.

Bill Maher Urges Democrats To Impeach, Melania To Walk - Deadline 10 May 2019, 7:00 am

Bill Maher Urges Democrats To Impeach, Melania To Walk  Deadline

UPDATE, with video Bill Maher has a plan for getting Donald Trump out of the White House - actually, a couple plans: Democrats, impeach. Melania, walk out.

'A diminution of our democracy': Shorten attacks News Corp's monopolies - Sydney Morning Herald 10 May 2019, 7:00 am

'A diminution of our democracy': Shorten attacks News Corp's monopolies  Sydney Morning Herald

A day after clashing with a Murdoch newspaper over its coverage of his statements about his late mother, Bill Shorten has said the Australian media market ...

Sienna Miller is unrecognizable as the middle-aged wife of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes in series - Daily Mail 9 May 2019, 7:00 am

Sienna Miller is unrecognizable as the middle-aged wife of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes in series  Daily Mail

A new trailer was released on Friday which showed more of Miller's work on the series, in which she stars alongside Crowe, Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson, ...

The shadow of the Murdoch family looms large over new BBC drama - The Age 9 May 2019, 7:00 am

The shadow of the Murdoch family looms large over new BBC drama  The Age

Like Succession, the BBC drama MotherFatherSon reflects on the power of the media and a troubled dynasty.

Fox Corp. Leaders Tout Growth Potential of Smaller, ‘Insanely Simple’ TV-Focused Company - Variety 9 May 2019, 7:00 am

Fox Corp. Leaders Tout Growth Potential of Smaller, ‘Insanely Simple’ TV-Focused Company  Variety

Rupert Murdoch opened Fox Corp.'s Investor Day presentation Thursday with a promise that the slimmed-down company will be a Wall Street growth story.

Writing the Rupert Murdoch Origin Story for Broadway - Playbill.com 8 May 2019, 7:00 am

Writing the Rupert Murdoch Origin Story for Broadway  Playbill.com

With Ink, Tony Award-nominated playwright James Graham evokes the drama, betrayals, and thrills of 1969 Fleet Street.

Is News Corp’s attack on Shorten’s memory of his dead mother the cost of shunning Murdoch? - The Guardian 8 May 2019, 7:00 am

Is News Corp’s attack on Shorten’s memory of his dead mother the cost of shunning Murdoch?  The Guardian

When the Labor leader decided he wouldn't talk to the US media mogul, he took a decision he knew would have consequences – now he sees them.

Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife Wendi Deng hosts her annual star-studded pre-Met Gala soiree - Daily Mail 7 May 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife Wendi Deng hosts her annual star-studded pre-Met Gala soiree  Daily Mail

Wendi Murdoch (née Deng) is becoming almost as famous for her pre-Met Gala parties as she is for being Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife.

Disney delays 'Avatar 2,' sets dates for three 'Star Wars' films - CNBC 7 May 2019, 7:00 am

Disney delays 'Avatar 2,' sets dates for three 'Star Wars' films  CNBC

Walt Disney pushed back the release of science-fiction sequel "Avatar 2" by a year to December 2021 and announced it will debut new "Star Wars" films in 2022, ...

Jerry Hall, 62, looks stunning as she cosies up to husband Rupert Murdoch, 88 - Daily Mail 3 May 2019, 7:00 am

Jerry Hall, 62, looks stunning as she cosies up to husband Rupert Murdoch, 88  Daily Mail

Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch were the picture of true love as they attended the star-studded screening of The Quiet One during Tribeca Film Festival in New ...

Rupert Murdoch as the Great Disruptor - National Review 3 May 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch as the Great Disruptor  National Review

The play about Rupert Murdoch's explosive entry into the London newspaper market in 1969 isn't a shallow hit piece as you'd expect but a robustly entertaining ...

Ink Tony Nominee Bertie Carvel on Playing Rupert Murdoch, Enjoying Steak on Stage & More - Broadway.com 3 May 2019, 7:00 am

Ink Tony Nominee Bertie Carvel on Playing Rupert Murdoch, Enjoying Steak on Stage & More  Broadway.com

Bertie Carvel made his Broadway debut playing quite the fictional character: the evil Miss Trunchbull in Matilda. The performance earned him a 2013 Tony ...

Rupert Murdoch just got $3.3b richer - The Australian Financial Review 2 May 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch just got $3.3b richer  The Australian Financial Review

In between covering the election, the Murdochs just got a lot richer.

'Ink' Goes Back In Time To Remember Murdoch Before He Was A Mogul - NPR 28 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

'Ink' Goes Back In Time To Remember Murdoch Before He Was A Mogul  NPR

The play chronicles Rupert Murdoch's attempts to upend the insular world of British newspaper publishing — how he bought a struggling paper called The Sun ...

MANDRAKE: Rupert Murdoch told to can it on Twitter - The New European 27 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

MANDRAKE: Rupert Murdoch told to can it on Twitter  The New European

Rupert Murdoch has been told to shut up about Brexit on Twitter by Jerry Hall, the politicisation of the BBC press office, how Mandrake got a passport ...

Ink Review: Rupert Murdoch inside story, another 'how we got where we are' lesson - DC Theatre Scene 26 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Ink Review: Rupert Murdoch inside story, another 'how we got where we are' lesson  DC Theatre Scene

Ink recounts how Rupert Murdoch, newly arrived in London from Australia in 1969, bought the Sun, “a stuck-up broadsheet that…never once made a profit,” and ...

'Ink' on Broadway: How Rupert Murdoch's 'Sun' Changed Tabloids—and Britain—Forever - The Daily Beast 24 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

'Ink' on Broadway: How Rupert Murdoch's 'Sun' Changed Tabloids—and Britain—Forever  The Daily Beast

The story of how a young Rupert Murdoch torched up Britain's tabloid wars comes to Broadway. But don't expect 'Ink' to put the media tycoon's morals and use of ...

How Billionaire Dynasties Resolve Family Squabbles - TownandCountrymag.com 22 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

How Billionaire Dynasties Resolve Family Squabbles  TownandCountrymag.com

When billionaires bring their whole family in for counseling, like the Murdochs have, the arguments are about more than wealth. An expert explains.

Rupert Murdoch’s Liberal-ish Son Takes a Shot at Fox News - Vanity Fair 17 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch’s Liberal-ish Son Takes a Shot at Fox News  Vanity Fair

James Murdoch, son of Fox News founder and conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is planning to invest around $1 billion in media companies—possibly ...

Rupert Murdoch's son donates to Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign - Washington Examiner 15 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch's son donates to Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign  Washington Examiner

Presidential hopeful and Democrat Pete Buttigieg received the maximum possible donation from James Murdoch, the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, ...

Rupert Murdoch, the NFL, and the Negotiation That Remade TV - Harvard Business Review 10 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch, the NFL, and the Negotiation That Remade TV  Harvard Business Review

Barely a quarter century ago, in December 1993, a remarkable negotiation tectonically rocked the world of American football, with aftershocks that directly ...

How Murdoch Family Politics Shape The Fox News Dystopia - wgbh.org 9 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

How Murdoch Family Politics Shape The Fox News Dystopia  wgbh.org

The New York Times Magazine's massive 20,000-word takeout on the Murdoch media empire is what you might call a conceptual scoop. There is little in the way ...

This may be a tough question: Does Rupert Murdoch have a soul? Does this question matter? - GetReligion 9 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

This may be a tough question: Does Rupert Murdoch have a soul? Does this question matter?  GetReligion

Every semester, in my Journalism Foundations seminar at The King's College in New York City, I dedicate a night to the role that Stephen Colbert's Catholic faith ...

Confirmed: Yes, Rupert Murdoch's Family Enjoys Watching "Succession" - TownandCountrymag.com 8 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Confirmed: Yes, Rupert Murdoch's Family Enjoys Watching "Succession"  TownandCountrymag.com

After an exhausting week of familial infighting, the Murdochs kick back and watch Succession like other dysfunctional families.

6 Takeaways From The Times's Investigation Into Rupert Murdoch and His Family - New York Times 3 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

6 Takeaways From The Times's Investigation Into Rupert Murdoch and His Family  New York Times

Using 150 interviews on three continents, The Times describes the Murdoch family's role in destabilizing democracy in North America, Europe and Australia.

How Lachlan Murdoch Went From Studying Philosophy at Princeton to Exploiting White Nationalism at Fox News - The Intercept 30 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

How Lachlan Murdoch Went From Studying Philosophy at Princeton to Exploiting White Nationalism at Fox News  The Intercept

In 1994, a philosophy student at Princeton University submitted a senior thesis that began with a famous passage from Lord Byron, the Romantic poet.

Rupert Murdoch holds onto Fox lot despite sale to Disney - The Gazette 22 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch holds onto Fox lot despite sale to Disney  The Gazette

LOS ANGELES — In the end, the legendary Los Angeles birthplace of what became the vast Fox film empire was just too dear to part with. The historic lot on ...

Ex-Rupert Murdoch Executive Quit Over Fox News' Racism And Islamophobia - HuffPost 22 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Ex-Rupert Murdoch Executive Quit Over Fox News' Racism And Islamophobia  HuffPost

A former executive at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. revealed Thursday that he resigned in 2017 in protest of the racist, anti-immigrant and Islamophobic news ...

What The Disney-Fox Deal Means For Rupert Murdoch’s Fortune - Forbes 20 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

What The Disney-Fox Deal Means For Rupert Murdoch’s Fortune  Forbes

It's looking like Murdoch's decision to sell Fox's assets to Disney was a smart one. The longtime media mogul has already gotten richer from the newly closed ...

Lachlan Murdoch takes control of Fox Corp. But how will he deal with President Trump? - The Washington Post 20 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Lachlan Murdoch takes control of Fox Corp. But how will he deal with President Trump?  The Washington Post

LOS ANGELES — President Trump has never called Lachlan Murdoch. The 47-year-old media scion, best known for being Rupert Murdoch's son, is finally ...

'He was wild': Rupert Murdoch begins Hollywood goodbye by dismantling trailblazing empire - The Age 19 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

'He was wild': Rupert Murdoch begins Hollywood goodbye by dismantling trailblazing empire  The Age

In 2002, Murdoch was frustrated that Fox hadn't ordered a TV show that his daughter liked. He ordered his lieutenants to buy the rights: it became Fox's biggest ...

Rupert Murdoch, scrappy Fox mogul who transformed media, begins his Hollywood goodbye - Los Angeles Times 17 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch, scrappy Fox mogul who transformed media, begins his Hollywood goodbye  Los Angeles Times

Rupert Murdoch, 88, is exiting the Hollywood studio business after three decades. His company, 21st Century Fox, will be dismantled Tuesday as Walt Disney ...

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp wants Australia to break up Google - CNBC 12 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp wants Australia to break up Google  CNBC

In a report to Australia's competition watchdog, News Corp said Google wields "overwhelming market power," calling it the "most important gateway to the ...

How the Murdoch Children Are Likely to Spend Their Disney Haul - Bloomberg 14 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

How the Murdoch Children Are Likely to Spend Their Disney Haul  Bloomberg

Unlike their dad, they won't be building traditional media empires.

Inside the Vast (and Disruptive) Legacy of Rupert Murdoch - Hollywood Reporter 20 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Inside the Vast (and Disruptive) Legacy of Rupert Murdoch  Hollywood Reporter

From firing all his printers in 1986 to prompting the rise of pay TV with 20th Century Fox to dismantling his own empire, Rupert Murdoch's more than 35-year ...

Rupert Murdoch, and sons, begin their goodbyes to 21st Century Fox - Los Angeles Times 14 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Rupert Murdoch, and sons, begin their goodbyes to 21st Century Fox  Los Angeles Times

On Wednesday, the 87-year-old media baron choreographed a coda for 21st Century Fox — the company he has spent decades shaping into a global media ...

Fox News Is Poisoning America. Rupert Murdoch and His Heirs Should Be Shunned. - The Intercept 4 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Fox News Is Poisoning America. Rupert Murdoch and His Heirs Should Be Shunned.  The Intercept

The Murdoch family is warmly received in the hallways of power and money. But they should be ostracized in the same way that Steve Bannon has.

Murdoch children may get up to $2bn each in 21st Century Fox sale - The Guardian 17 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Murdoch children may get up to $2bn each in 21st Century Fox sale  The Guardian

Rupert Murdoch's six children could each receive as much as $2bn (£1.5bn) from the sale of his 21st Century Fox global entertainment empire to Disney.

Murdoch: What next for the media mogul after Sky deal? - BBC News 24 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Murdoch: What next for the media mogul after Sky deal?  BBC News

Comcast's victory in the long battle to win control of Sky, the satellite broadcaster founded by Rupert Murdoch in the 1980s, is the latest milestone in the media ...

Rupert Murdoch Bio


Australian-born American media mogul

March 11, 1931, (88 years old)

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