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  • Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dead at 95

    Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dead at 95
    When beltless polyester pants became the rage in the early 1960s, Ralph J. Roberts knew it was time to move on. He sold his company that specialized in men's belts and suspenders and plunked the proceeds into a “community antenna television...
  • A Word, Please: English users can write a wrong word

    A Word, Please: English users can write a wrong word
    The hardest thing about English grammar isn’t grammar. Not in the strictest sense of the word, anyway. Narrowly speaking, grammar has to do with the way we order and inflect words to make sentences. That is, we take a subject and pair it with a...
  • Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to pay dividend to shareholders

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to pay dividend to shareholders
    Publishing company News Corp. said its finances are in good shape and that it would begin paying investors a semiannual cash dividend. The move, announced Thursday, was welcome news. Newspaper revenues industrywide have been in steep decline, but the...
  • James Lee, prominent JPMorgan investment banker, dies at 62

    James "Jimmy" Lee, the JPMorgan Chase banker who helped arrange some of the biggest corporate deals for companies including General Motors, News Corp. and Facebook, died Wednesday. He was 62 years old. JP& Co. announced Lee's death, saying he passed away...
  • Rupert Murdoch expected to stay active in Fox corporate affairs

    Rupert Murdoch expected to stay active in Fox corporate affairs
    Rupert Murdoch has hobnobbed with newspaper editors, wolfed down sausages at a Berlin sporting event, scolded politicians on Twitter, entertained Hollywood producers at his vineyard in Bel-Air and polished his plan to reinforce the Murdoch family dynasty....
  • A look at the Murdoch boys' club: Who's in and out

    Sibling rivalries. A quest for power. An affair. A scandal. The turbulent lives of 84-year-old billionaire Rupert Murdoch and his heirs returned to the spotlight this week as the aging magnate took steps to hand over control of the media empire he built...
  • Fox says Rupert Murdoch's sons to take new posts July 1

    Twenty-First Century Fox said Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch will turn over more power to his sons James and Lachlan on July 1. James Murdoch, 42, will become CEO and Lachlan Murdoch, 43, will become executive co-chairman of the company that day. News of...
  • James Murdoch to become 21st Century Fox CEO on July 1

    James Murdoch to become 21st Century Fox CEO on July 1
    Rupert Murdoch is officially handing over the reins of 21st Century Fox to his sons James and Lachlan next month, the company has confirmed. James Murdoch will become chief executive of the media and entertainment giant on July 1, the company...
  • Bio snapshots of Rupert, James and Lachlan Murdoch

    NAME: Rupert Murdoch AGE: 84 CURRENT TITLE: CEO and chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox and executive chairman of News Corp. FUTURE TITLE: Executive chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox and News Corp. CAREER: After inheriting a single Australian...
  • Rupert Murdoch names sons to lead Fox

    Rupert Murdoch names sons to lead Fox
    It's one of the world's biggest media companies, but Rupert Murdoch reminded everyone Thursday that it's still a family business — and his two sons, James and Lachlan, will be running it soon. Murdoch, 84, plans next week to ask the 21st Century...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'I Killed My BFF' and more

    Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'I Killed My BFF' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 14 - 20, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES When Calls the Heart The frontier-era drama...