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  1. Rupert Murdoch Spars With Activist Shareholder During Meeting at Fox Studios

    4:12 pm 10/21/2011

    "I'd hate to call you a liar," Murdoch says. “Never before have you attempted to shut it down quite like this,” says shareholder.Read more

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  2. News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, Rest of the Board Approved in Shareholder Vote

    3:00 pm 10/21/2011

    A proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles and name an independent chairman did not get enough support, the entertainment conglomerate announced late Friday without immediately detailing voting results.Read more

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  3. News Corp. Chairman, CEO Rupert Murdoch Gets an Earful at Shareholder Meeting

    11:30 am 10/21/2011

    Stockholders assailed the entertainment company for the phone hacking scandal, executive pay and the MySpace deal as the mogul confronted a small, but vocal group of critics. Read more

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  4. CEO Rupert Murdoch: News Corp. Can't Only Be Profitable, But Must Also Be 'Principled'

    10:25 am 10/21/2011

    Opening his conglomerate's annual shareholder meeting, Murdoch reiterates that the company is confronting its failures in the phone-hacking scandal.Read more

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  5. MoveOn.org Urges Industry Involvement in Occupy Fox Protest

    8:29 am 10/21/2011

    The non-profit sent emails to entertainment industry members calling for action at Occupy Los Angeles' planned demonstration during Friday's shareholder meeting at Fox Studios.Read more

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  6. News Corp.'s U.K. Newspaper Unit Reaches $4.8 Million Phone Hacking Settlement

    8:23 am 10/21/2011

    The deal settles claims that News of the World hacked mobile phone messages of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, with Rupert Murdoch, who will make a personal donation as part of the agreement, saying "I hope this donation underscores my regret for the company’s role in this awful event.”Read more

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  7. U.K. Media Watchdog Launches Consultation into Ownership in British Media

    7:17 am 10/21/2011

    Ofcom move follows the failed takeover of satcaster BSkyB by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation. Read more

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  8. Occupy Wall Street Protesters to Target News Corp. Shareholder Meeting

    3:45 pm 10/20/2011

    The Los Angeles offshoot of the New York-based movement is encouraging protesters to descend upon Fox Studios on Friday.Read more

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  9. News Corp. and Murdoch Face More Accusations at Shareholder Meeting

    2:57 pm 10/20/2011

    On the eve of the company's annual shareholder meeting, a Parliament member says other illegal activities may be brought up in front of investors.Read more

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  10. 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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