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6 hrs ago | SFGate

A&E, owned by Hearst and Disney, takes 10% stake in Vice

The Vice Media Inc. application is demonstrated on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5s for an arranged photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Swamp People, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Crikey

How long can News Corp keep up the juggling act?

News Corp has been able to shelter its financial health thanks to some wily tax planning, but if the company is finally compelled to swing the axe, Amplify will be the first to go.

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Related Topix: News Corporation, Publishing, Media

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Kim Williams reveals life inside News Corp

ELEANOR HALL: To our interview with the former CEO of News Corp Australia. Kim Williams gives as good as he gets as he opens up about working with Rupert Murdoch and the poisonous atmosphere inside the company where he spent 20 months trying to drive change before his dramatic departure a year ago.

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Related Topix: News Corporation, Publishing

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MediaPost

HBO Could Get A Huge Lift With On...

HBO is nominated for 99 Emmy Awards this year, and like every year nowadays, that's more than any competitor.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Time Warner

Thu Aug 21, 2014

ABC News

Crikey to destroy leaked accounts showing News Corp decline

Online news site Crikey has responded to legal threats by agreeing to destroy leaked accounts indicating a steep decline in News Corporation's Australian newspaper business.

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Related Topix: News Corporation

Examiner.com

Immigration reform: While you were out

Rupert Murdoch, the founder and CEO of News Corp, issued a call for immigration reform on Wednesday, writing in the Wall Street Journal: "One of the most immediate ways to revitalize our economy is by passing immigration reform."

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Hollywood Reporter

Michael Wolff on Jeff Bewkes: What's Next for Time Warner's Anti-Mogul

Now that he's fended off Rupert Murdoch , the CEO might be better off figuring out what else he can sell, writes Wolff The most strategic way for Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes - who has just fended off Rupert Murdoch 's efforts to buy his company - to keep Time Warner independent is to show he's not a seller by becoming a buyer.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Entertainment

Sydney Morning Herald

Don't blame me for power shift

The internet has no respect for the establishment and is a furiously strong levelling agent: News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch.

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Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, Media

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Time

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Reuters

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.

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

Bloomberg

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Bloomberg

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.

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

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