Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rupert Murdoch

Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country's competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch's takeover plans.

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley told lawmakers Tuesday that she intended to...

Thursday, Jun. 29, 2017

Britain's government stalled Twenty-First Century Fox's takeover bid of the Sky pay television and broadband network Thursday after media regulators expressed concern about the influence of Rupert Murdoch and his family.

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley told the House of Commons that the...

Thursday, Jul. 21, 2016

Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel, his career at the network he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following allegations that he forced out a former anchor after she spurned his sexual advances.

Network...

Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to hand over the CEO job at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. to his son, James, while his other son, Lachlan, will become executive co-chairman, according to a person with direct knowledge with the matter.

Murdoch, 84, one of...

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

TV network BSkyB, based in London, has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox a cash...