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Rupert Murdoch Is getting Hammered for This Tweet

Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman News Corporation looks on during a panel discussion at the B20 meeting of company CEO's on July 17, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.


Related Topix: News Corporation, Australia, World News, Twitter

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Times

'More Fergusons' coming, warns media magnate Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch, the founder and CEO of News Corp., said what's going on Ferguson, Missouri, is likely to replicate in communities around the nation due in large part to the sluggish economy.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Washington Post

In the Loop: Fair and balanced: Fox PAC supports Democrats, too

The media company, which owns Fox News and whose CEO is Rupert Murdoch, just last month gave Senate Majority Leader And so far this cycle, the Fox PAC has given more money to Senate Democratic candidates than Republican ones.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Cory Booker, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Brooklyn Inc

A Changing Brooklyn: Williamsburg

Brooklyn, New York has long been a Mecca for publishing types. From Walt Whitman to the Daily News and beyond, the borough continues to breed hungry writers, artists and businesses that can use them.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Publishing, News Corporation, Media, Forbes

Hollywood Reporter

Why China's Richest Man Could Buy Time Warner

Wang Jianlin's plan for a $1.2 billion Beverly Hills compound might be the next big step toward owning a Hollywood studio Now that Rupert Murdoch has withdrawn his $80 billion bid to buy Time Warner, rumors again are heating up about who could make a play for the media giant.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, DC Comics, Time Warner, World News, China, Asia, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Guardian' runs anti-Hamas Wiesel ad but support for Israel still ebbs

Ad saying "Jews rejected child sacrifice 3,500 years ago... now it's Hamas's turn" was penned by Elie Wiesel and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News,

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** British infrastructure company Balfour Beatty has rejected a second proposal from rival Carillion to merge, citing significant risks the 3 billion pound deal would pose to its business.


Related Topix: Shooting People, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, Oil & Gas, Biotech, Allergan


ValueAct Said to Amass $1 Billion Stake in 21st Century Fox

ValueAct Capital Management LLC, the activist hedge fund run by Jeffrey Ubben, acquired a new $1 billion stake in 21st Century Fox Inc. and has held talks with management, a person with knowledge of the matter said.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Computers, Media, US News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Washington Post

News Corp. Misses Profit Estimates as Advertising Sales Decline

News Corp., completing its first full year as a stand-alone company, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' estimates for the first time as it struggled in its transition from print to digital.


Related Topix: Business News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

News Corp Revenues, Earnings Down Slightly in Fiscal 2014

A year after Rupert Murdoch spun off his newspaper division from TV operations , News Corp on Thursday reported fiscal 2014 revenues of $8.57 billion compared to $8.89 billion last year; and earnings per share of 46 cents, down from 62 cents last year.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

CEO Jeffrey Bewkes said Time Warner was big enough to stay independent. He made it clear that he was not a fan of mega-mergers just for the sake of scale.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Television, Cartoon Network, Entertainment


Fox Earnings Beat Estimates With Film, Cable Unit Gains

With the bid over, Fox executives highlighted record profit from films and gains in cable programming.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, Television, Warner Bros Television, DC Comics, Cartoon Network

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Twenty-First Century Fox's (FOXA) CEO Rupert Murdoch on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Twenty-First Century Fox Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Call.


The Washington Post

Megadeal Train Rolls On After Son and Murdoch Jump Off: Real M&A

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for Time Warner Inc. this week at the same time Japanese tycoon Masayoshi Son abandoned his plans to merge T-Mobile US Inc. with Sprint Corp. Their moves stripped about $100 billion from this year's deal roster and handed losses to traders who had speculated the transactions would get done.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Business News

Cybercast News Service

Stocks stabilize; Molson Coors jumps on earnings

U.S. stocks stabilized on Wednesday after earnings from a major beer brewer helped the market stem its recent declines.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Beer, Drink

Hollywood Reporter

Time Warner Second-Quarter Earnings Rise

UPDATED: HBO drives growth as Warner Bros. and Turner also record higher profits and the company launches a new $5 billion stock buyback program after Fox late Tuesday withdrew its takeover bid.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Entertainment

Silicon Alley Insider

10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, QQQ,...

Rescue workers try to help a driver out of his car after the vehicle was stuck over an alley in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, on Monday.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Financial Markets


Aug. 6 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Markets, Time Warner, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Deerfield, IL


Is It Enough? Time Warner Woos Shareholders With $5B Addition To Stock Repurchase Plan

This might catch the eye of Time Warner investors this morning after learning last night that Rupert Murdoch has withdrawn his $80B offer for the owner of Warner Bros, HBO and Turner networks: Time Warner says that its board in June added $5B to its share repurchase effort, bringing the total now to $6.5B.


Related Topix: Time Warner


The Mergers And Acquisitions Boom Hits A Roadblock

Wall Street has been cheering on a mergers and acquisitions boom all year that has been fueling investment banking revenues and investment returns for some shareholders.


Related Topix: T-Mobile