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  • Media matriarch and philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch dies at 103

    Media matriarch and philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch dies at 103
    Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, mother of News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, has died at her home outside Melbourne, Australia, at the age of 103. The matriarch of the world's most prominent media family was well-known in Australia for her philanthropy, and...
  • 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...
  • Hugh Grant revisits his role in News of the World's demise

     
    Hugh Grant is revisiting his role in the phone-hacking scandal that brought down the News of the World tabloid this week. Hugh Grant and former News of the World journo Paul McMullen bantered on the BBC about Grant secretly recording McMullen's hacking...
  • Rupert Murdoch pulls plug on News of the World

     
    Rupert Murdoch's News of the World will publish its final issue Sunday, after 168 years. The widely popular newspaper was the victim of a widening scandal in England....
  • The Morning Fix: News Corp. pulls plug on News of the World! Box office comedy battle. Can Web save soaps?

     
    After the coffee. Before making sure my phone hasn't been hacked. The Skinny: This was the longest four-day week I can remember. News Corp. is doing everything it can to put out the fire in the U.K. but the flames......
  • News Corp.'s News of the World debacle will have big aftershocks

     
    With advertisers fleeing fast in the wake of scandal and a deal to acquire control of a huge media property on the line, News Corp. made the decision that it was better to quit than fight. By pulling the plug......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for July 9th - 10th

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer The economy, jobs report: economist Mark Zandi. 3 p.m. CNN The Chris Matthews Show The “tea party” and the debt ceiling; Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential bid. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group...
  • News Corp.'s British debacle shines spotlight on U.S. operations

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. With the phone-hacking scandal that took down News Corp.’s News of the World tabloid showing no signs of slowing down, media watchdogs and industry observers are starting......
  • In lawsuit, investors claim 'a culture run amok' at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

     
    The News of the World phone-hacking scandal continues to be an out-of-control brush fire for Rupert Murdoch's media empire. Although Murdoch's News Corp. on Sunday shut down the 168-year-old tabloid in an effort to quell the controversy, British officials...