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  • Lachlan and James Murdoch on the rise. Overseas fuels box office.

    Lachlan and James Murdoch on the rise. Overseas fuels box office.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went. The Skinny: Finally finished Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." We are all in agreement that there's something evil going on at Terminus, right? Wednesday's roundup includes big news from...
  • Lachlan Murdoch, James Murdoch Given New Leading Roles in Father's Empire

    LONDON -- Lachlan Murdoch and James Murdoch have been given new leading roles within their father's empire. Lachlan Murdoch has been named non-executive co-chairman of News Corp., and takes the same title at 21st Century Fox. James Murdoch has been...
  • Rupert Murdoch positions sons Lachlan, James for succession

    Rupert Murdoch positions sons Lachlan, James for succession
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has made dramatic changes that position his two sons to ultimately take over the global media empire that Murdoch has spent most of his life building. Murdoch's eldest son, Lachlan, has been given an influential role as non-...
  • Fox TV chief and Murdoch favorite Peter Rice extends contract

    Fox TV chief and Murdoch favorite Peter Rice extends contract
    News that Fox TV chief Peter Rice had renewed his employment contract came, fittingly enough, in a press release about Rupert Murdoch's plans for corporate succession of his vast media empire. Wednesday's news release chronicled the return of Murdoch'...
  • Murdoch Moves: What Lachlan and James' Ascent Means for Fox

    News that Lachlan Murdoch was returning to the fold and James Murdoch was getting a promotion at 21st Century Fox caught many people on the Fox lot by surprise on Wednesday. Not that it was unexpected in the grand scheme. Rupert Murdoch has always been...
  • Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox

    Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox
    His older son, Lachlan, quit a top executive job in the company and retreated to Australia. His second son, James, was battered by the British phone hacking scandal. Some analysts figured Rupert Murdoch's long-held ambition to leave his vast worldwide...
  • Rupert Murdoch: Where Media Giant Meets Mom-and-Pop Store

    Rupert Murdoch has firmly ensconced his sons, Lachlan and James, in high-ranking positions in his media empire - to outside appearances treating the company as if it were a mom-and-pop store, where the keys can be passed down to the kids. In some...
  • Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.

    Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.
    After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch. The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
  • CBS Outdoor shares climb 5% in first trading day

    Old media is still alive and kicking. On its inaugural day of trading, CBS Outdoor Americas -- a billboard business, one of the oldest advertising mediums around -- shot up 5.4% over its initial price to close at $29.50 a share. CBS Corp. offered 20...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • Television Academy President Lucy Hood Dies at 56

    Lucy Hood, president and chief operating officer of the Television Academy who was respected for her keen understanding of digital media, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 56. Hood, a former Fox and News Corp. exec, took the reins of the TV...