Tuesday Mar 4
Media Matters for America
Murdoch Media Distort NYC Mayor's Education Record To Claim "War On Children"
Multiple Rupert Murdoch-owned media outlets, including the New York Post , Fox News, and The Wall Street Journa l, have launched false attacks against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's record on charter schools to paint him as waging a "war on children" and "poor kids," all while ignoring the benefits of de Blasio's push for universal pre-K in ... (more)
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Tuesday Mar 4
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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch didn't pull punches in a recent Twitter comment about what's gone wrong in New York City: The leftists have taken over, he said.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Rupert Murdoch's Oscar Party Date Was a Silicon Valley Alpha Investor
Billionaire bachelor Rupert Murdoch may be in the market for a fourth wife. The 82-year-old mogul escorted Kleiner Perkins partner Juliet de Baubigny to Vanity Fair 's Oscar party last night, posing for photos with his arm around the 44-year-old Silicon Valley investor.
You may kiss the bride and pass the joint: The couples considering...
Perhaps they should have held on to them: Hundreds of rusting tanks abandoned in secret Ukrainian depot unveiled as Russia's armoured vehicles line its streets Minutes from war: Ukraine claims Russian forces have demanded the crews of two of its warships in the Crimea surrender within the hour or face being attacked Ukraine's call to arms: Former ... (more)
Rupert Murdoch attends Vanity Fair Oscar party with a young blonde companion
And the winners are... Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto scoop best acting awards at the Oscars as 12 Years A Slave is named this year's best film Julia Roberts and Ireland Baldwin pose for cheeky red carpet snap... as stars post fun pictures from behind the scenes of the Oscars Single mom, 29, dies in crash in the ... (more)
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Fox Eyes DreamWorks' Stacey Snider for Top Creative Job
Snider has met with Fox executives and has the backing of DreamWorks Animation's Jeffrey Katzenberg as well as David Geffen, and is said to have the blessing of partner Steven Spielberg.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
San Francisco Magazine
Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng
The bombshell piece in this month's Vanity Fair about the divorce between News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch, whose media holding include Fox, the Wall Street Journal, and HarperCollins, and his wife Wendi Deng is filled with juicy details that paint a highly unflattering picture of the Chinese-born Deng.
Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks Talks David Beckham, Andy Coulson Relationship
The former CEO of the U.K. newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp says the soccer star got $1.6 million for book excerpts and takes issue with the prosecution's claim that she had an affair with Coulson.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Murdoch buys big in NYC
How much would you pay for the best views of New York? Rupert Murdoch reckons they are worth about $57 million THE auctioneer's hammer will be working overtime as capital cities shape up for their biggest auction weekend of the year so far With $100 million houses for sale, $1 million dumps up for grabs and wild auction fever, what makes this real ... (more)
U.K. Genre Banner Richwater Films Adds Nude Model Crime Drama to Slate
The company behind the Danny Dyer starrer "Vendetta" snaps up movie rights to Tracy Kirby's autobiography "Model Prisoner" for a fall 2014 production start.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Columbia Journalism Review
Murdoch's hard-paywall success
I've criticized Rupert Murdoch for his hard-paywall strategy at The Times of London, arguing that a metered model a la the Financial Times or New York Times would be the much better option.
Blair offered Murdoch help over hacking
London: Former British prime minister Tony Blair offered to act as a secret adviser to Rupert Murdoch during his media empire's phone-hacking scandal, suggesting the firm follow steps he took to calm public anger over the Iraq war, a London court has heard.
Microsoft kills SkyDrive, launches OneDrive
Three weeks after announcing OneDrive as the new label for SkyDrive, Microsoft today activated the renamed storage service, and offered some new incentives that give customers more space.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Editor & Publisher
Rupert Murdoch's Empire Receives $882 Million Tax Rebate from Australia
Rupert Murdoch's media group received a $882m tax rebate from Australia last year in a revelation that is likely to reignite the debate over how much tax is paid by international corporations.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Murdoch tax rebate reopens international debate
AN $882M TAX REBATE received by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation from Australia is set to reignite the debate over how much tax is paid by international corporations.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Pharma Marketing Blog
Pharmalot R.I.P. Redux: Thoughts on Ed Silverman Joining Rupert Murdoch's WSJ Blogosphere
In case you haven't heard, Ed Silverman -- former creator and writer of Pharmalot blog -- has joined The Wall Street Journal pharma/health team & will blog there.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The incredible transformation of Wendi Deng
Looking shyly into the camera, nothing in Deng Wen Ge's high school volleyball team photograph suggests that she was destined for bigger things.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Northwest Progressive Institute
Comcast plans to acquire Time Warner Cable for $44 billion; FCC and DOJ should veto deal
Media and telecommunications conglomerate Comcast, the nation's largest provider of cable television and the owner of NBC Universal, has just announced it has agreed to acquire the nation's second largest cable television provider, Time Warner Cable, in a $44 billion plus all-stock megadeal.
Silicon Alley Insider
Rupert Murdoch Took A BuzzFeed Quiz And Got Himself
Rupert Murdoch, billionaire CEO and very serious man, took BuzzFeed's 'Which Billionaire Tycoon Are You?' quiz.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Rupert Murdoch back to tweeting after 'bad back accident'
Until Sunday, News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch had been uncharacteristically mute on Twitter for more than two weeks.