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  • William C. Cox Jr. dies at 82; helped seal Dow Jones sale to Murdoch

    William C. Cox Jr., the patriarch of the Bancroft clan that controlled Dow Jones & Co. for 105 years and sold it to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in a decision sparking a family feud, died Wednesday at his home in Hobe Sound, Fla., according to his...
  • News Corp. third-quarter profit climbs; revenue up 14%

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to split into two entities, and the company's fiscal third-quarter financials illustrated why: Its cable television and film properties continue to flex their muscles while the publishing unit's profit exhibited...
  • Piers Morgan developing drama about Fleet Street tabloids for Starz

    Piers Morgan developing drama about Fleet Street tabloids for Starz
    Art is imitating life again. CNN personality and former tabloid editor Piers Morgan is going to try his hand at producing a drama about the British tabloid business in the 1970s. Morgan has signed on as an executive producer of "Fleet Street," a drama...
  • 'Murdoch's World' is a complicated one

    A year ago, word went out that Rupert Murdoch was looking to buy this newspaper. Reaction was swift, strong and all over the map. Some envisioned the father of Fox News turning The Times into another partisan mouthpiece. Others fretted over Murdoch's...
  • News Corp. hacking trial opens in Britain

    LONDON --Jury selection began Monday in the phone hacking trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch's now-shuttered News of the World tabloid and six other people, all accused in a scandal that reached into the top echelons of Britain's government...
  • 'Entourage' movie may finally happen. Freer upped at Fox.

    'Entourage' movie may finally happen. Freer upped at Fox.
    After the coffee. Before finally starting Dave Eggers' new book. The Skinny: Tough night for St. Louis as the Cardinals and Rams lost. Don't count the Cards out. If anyone can win two on the road, it's them. Tuesday's Morning Fix includes a look at...
  • Media defendants in Britain had affair, prosecution says

    Media defendants in Britain had affair, prosecution says
    LONDON -- Two former editors of Britain's News Corps being tried on phone hacking charges had an affair that lasted at least six years, the prosecution revealed Thursday. The affair between Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks, former editors of the...
  • Rebekah Brooks pleads not guilty! Keith Olbermann coming back.

    Rebekah Brooks pleads not guilty! Keith Olbermann coming back.
    After the coffee. Before yelling at someone. The Skinny: Sorry we're a little late this morning. Technical difficulties were the issue and punishment will be delivered. Wednesday's roundup includes the return of Keith Olbermann to television and a...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Promised Land' on HBO

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   -------------------- SERIES Cupcake...
  • Secret tape prompts invitation to Murdoch to go before Parliament

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch will be invited to return to Parliament to explain his comments that suggested that bribing public officials was part of the "culture of Fleet Street," a U.K. government official said Tuesday. Murdoch will be sent a written...
  • Rupert Murdoch agrees to appear before Parliament

    News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch will accept an invitation to appear before a committee of the British Parliament to discuss taped comments he made about a police investigation into journalists' phone hacking and alleged illicit payments to British...