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  1. News Corp. Shareholder Meeting: Analysts See Room for Changes Over Time

    1:27 pm 10/20/2011

    One Wall Street observer sees the potential for a protest vote of around 25 percent against chairman Rupert Murdoch, his sons and other directors on Friday, and some say strong opposition could lead Murdoch to drop the CEO title down the line.
 
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  2. News Corp. Ignored Wall Street Journal Circulation Inflation (Report)

    3:58 pm 10/19/2011

    According to a former employee, the media company was alerted of a plan to falsely boost WSJ Europe's circulation almost a year before publisher Les Hinton resigned. Read more

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  3. Murdochs' Relationship Deteriorating After Phone Hacking Scandal (Report)

    3:01 am 10/19/2011

    Rupert allegedly told his son James, “You're coming back to New York, or you're out.”Read more

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  4. Calpers Will Not Re-Elect Rupert Murdoch to News Corp. Board

    10:16 am 10/15/2011

    The U.S. public pension fund said Friday that it will withhold its votes of Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan to the company's board of directors.Read more

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  5. Rupert Murdoch Heckled by Occupy Protesters During Speech

    10:36 pm 10/14/2011

    The News Corp. head was speaking at a conference in San Francisco when demonstrators dressed as Sesame Street characters interrupted Friday. Read more

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  6. James Murdoch Should Resign From BSkyB Chairman Post, Big Investor Says

    7:30 am 10/12/2011

    Following the phone hacking scandal at entertainment giant News Corp.'s U.K. newspaper unit, which the son of Rupert Murdoch also oversees, some shareholders of the U.K. pay TV company call for an independent chairman. Read more

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  7. Ex-WSJ Publisher Will Testify Again on Phone Hacking Scandal

    12:20 pm 10/11/2011

    Les Hinton resigned as News Corp.'s Dow Jones unit CEO in July, and served as chairman of News of the World during the time illegal activity ran rampant at the paper. Read more

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  8. Occupy Wall Street March to Swing by Home of News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch

    8:08 am 10/11/2011

    A "Millionaires March" Tuesday is scheduled to visit the homes of five of the city's wealthiest residents to protest the December expiration of a tax on the Big Apple's richest individuals. Read more

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  9. News Corp. Urges Shareholders to Vote for Its Board Nominees, Citing Performance, Governance

    4:36 am 10/11/2011

    The entertainment conglomerate also pushes for the approval of its executive compensation in an advisory vote at its annual meeting next week amid growing pressure from investor advisory firms and says it has taken "decisive actions" in the wake of the phone hacking scandal.Read more

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  10. Adviser: News Corp. Investors Should Vote Against Rupert Murdoch and Sons, Most Board Members

    10:54 am 10/10/2011

    Corporate governance advisory firm ISS warns shareholders off 13 of the conglomerate's 15 directors ahead of the company's annual meeting next week.Read more

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