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  • DirecTV executive blasts broadcasters at congressional hearing

    DirecTV executive blasts broadcasters at congressional hearing
    WASHINGTON -- Consumers should get to choose which broadcast networks they want to pay to receive, a senior DirecTV executive told Congress on Wednesday. In testimony to a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications and technology,...
  • Rupert Murdoch's newspapers, free at last!

    Rupert Murdoch's newspapers, free at last!
    Octogenarian media mogul Rupert Murdoch began his rise to global power and riches when, at 21, he inherited his father’s newspaper business in Australia. Under his tough hide, Murdoch has had a soft spot in his heart for newspapers ever since, which...
  • Fox wraps upfront advertising sales at nearly $1.8 billion

    Fox wraps upfront advertising sales at nearly $1.8 billion
    The Fox broadcast network, which suffered a prime-time ratings free-fall during the just completed TV season, has closed out its upfront advertising sales with its total haul falling short of last year's auction. Despite its ratings woes, Fox was able...
  • Beatriz Acevedo channels Latino viewers

    The gig: Beatriz Acevedo, 44, is founder and president of MiTu Network, which provides Spanish-language lifestyle programs on YouTube. The company has attracted a variety of investors including Viacom's Shari Redstone and former News Corp. Chief Operating...
  • Koch brothers blast Reed Hundt's remarks on newspaper ownership

    Koch brothers blast Reed Hundt's remarks on newspaper ownership
    The Koch brothers are firing back at former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt, who last week made a speech at UCLA in which he said he couldn’t “imagine anything good from the Koch family owning the Los Angeles Times."...
  • Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from Wendi Deng

    Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from Wendi Deng
    Rupert Murdoch filed for divorce Thursday, seeking to break up his 14-year marriage to third wife Wendi Deng. News of the marriage split comes just two weeks before Murdoch plans to break apart his global media empire into two separate companies. News...
  • News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from third wife

    News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from third wife
    Rupert Murdoch's divorce from his third wife is likely to test the strength of his prenuptial agreement but not the control of his sprawling media empire. On Thursday, Murdoch filed for divorce from Wendi Deng Murdoch — just two weeks before the...
  • News Corp. CFO David DeVoe to retire; John Nallen to succeed him

    News Corp. CFO David DeVoe to retire; John Nallen to succeed him
    David F. DeVoe, chief financial officer of News Corp. for the last 15 years, is stepping down. DeVoe, who has been part of Rupert Murdoch's inner circle for more than 25 years, will exit his executive role after the company completes its split into...
  • Fox shapes legal team; Janet Nova upped to deputy counsel

    Fox shapes legal team; Janet Nova upped to deputy counsel
    A battle-tested veteran of News Corp.'s general counsel's office will take on additional duties following the corporate spinoff set for June 28. The company announced Monday that Janet Nova, deputy general counsel, will become executive vice president...
  • Don't sell Hulu to a pay-TV distributor, analyst says

    Don't sell Hulu to a pay-TV distributor, analyst says
    Selling the online video site Hulu to satellite broadcaster DirecTV or another pay-TV distributor would be a big mistake, said analyst and provocateur Rich Greenfield of BTIG. Owned by media giants News Corp., Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp., Hulu has...
  • 21st Century Fox senior team to include Julie Henderson

    21st Century Fox senior team to include Julie Henderson
    Public relations executive Julie Henderson will wear a new hat as chief communications officer for the soon-to-be entertainment company 21st Century Fox. The split of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. into two publicly traded companies later this week has...