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  • Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret

    Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret
    At the end of an investor conference designed to shed light on the financial future of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, the 82-year-old media baron was asked how long he planned to stick around as chief executive officer. Needham & Co. senior media...
  • A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says

    Despite calls for a la carte cable television packages, allowing consumers to pick and choose the channels they want, the media industry's system of selling large bundles of channels will not end soon. "A la carte is a fantasy," 21st Century Fox Chief...
  • Fox Sports 1 will launch with DirecTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable

    Fox Sports 1 will launch with DirecTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable
    Fox Sports 1 has struck agreements with three major distributors that will ensure that the new cable network will be available in the majority of pay-TV homes when the network launches this Saturday, people familiar with the matter said. The three...
  • News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia

    News Corp. has unveiled a new mobile application, dubbed BallBall, designed to bring European soccer news and video clips to sports fans in Asia. The BallBall roll-out marks the company's first product launch since the June 28 division of Rupert...
  • Bonus bonanza for Fox's Chase Carey, Rupert Murdoch

    This post has been updated.  See below for details. The dramatic increase in the value of 21st Century Fox stock has paid big dividends for Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Chase Carey. Last week, the senior officers of 21st Century Fox were paid...
  • Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses

    Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses
    LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct. The...
  • Angry Birds players scammed by fake 'virus detected' ads, FTC says

    A Los Angeles digital marketing company scammed "a substantial number" of Angry Birds players through deceptive banner ads, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint. Jesta Digital agreed to a $1.2-million settlement with the FTC. On top of...
  • Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times

    Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times
    Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times. "The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
  • Rupert Murdoch completes purchase of Moraga Vineyards Estate

    Rupert Murdoch has closed on the Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel-Air five months after entering escrow. The News Corp. chairman paid $28.8 million for the 13-acre winery and mansion. The property, which was listed earlier this year at $29.5 million,...
  • Rupert Murdoch toasts $28.8-million purchase of Moraga Vineyards

    Rupert Murdoch toasts $28.8-million purchase of Moraga Vineyards
    Billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch has closed on his purchase of the Moraga Vineyards estate in the hills above Bel-Air for a tidy $28.8 million. The 82-year-old chairman of News Corp. and 21st Century Fox acquired the picturesque property from...
  • Tribune Co. earnings, revenue fall

    Tribune Co. earnings, revenue fall
    Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, reported that earnings tumbled in the second quarter as revenue dropped sharply in its broadcast division and advertising continued to decline at its newspapers. The media giant reported net income of...