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  1. News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch's Compensation Rises 46.7% to $33.3 Million in Latest Fiscal Year

    6:39 am 9/2/2011

    UPDATED: His son James, the company's deputy COO, and president Chase Carey, as well as Fox News Channel boss Roger Ailes also saw increases, while a regulatory filing also disclosed the pay of Murdoch daughter Elisabeth and fees paid to her husband's PR agency. Read more

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  2. News Corp. Nominates Venture Capitalist to Board, Says Two Directors Will Leave

    6:32 am 9/2/2011

    As governance issues have come into focus amid the phone hacking scandal, James Breyer will stand for election to the board, while Thomas Perkins, another venture capital veteran, will leave the board as will Kenneth Cowley who has a long work history at the conglomerate.Read more

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  3. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tops Vanity Fair 'New Establishment' List Again

    5:49 am 9/1/2011

    New Apple CEO Tim Cook is a new entrant, Lady Gaga is the highest-ranked woman, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings makes a big jump, and Johnny Depp and Judd Apatow are among those representing Hollywood creatives, but media moguls got their own list. Read more

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  4. Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch To Face Questioning Under Oath In Phone-Hacking Judicial Inquiry

    8:44 am 8/30/2011

    Lord Justice Leveson's session will look at all aspects of media influence when it begins examining evidence in October.Read more

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  5. New York State Cancels $27 Million Contract With Unit of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

    6:23 am 8/29/2011

    The entertainment conglomerate had acquired education technology firm Wireless Generation late last year to build an education business. Read more

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  6. News Corp. May Stop Paying Legal Fees for Former News of the World Editor Andy Coulson

    6:28 am 8/25/2011

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder tells families of 9/11 victims that his team continues to investigate allegations of phone hacking in the U.S.Read more

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  7. Andy Coulson Received Large Payments from News Corp While David Cameron's Spokesman (Report)

    4:44 am 8/23/2011

    Coulson received "hundreds of thousands of pounds" from News International.Read more

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  8. Analyst Downgrades News Corp. Stock, Citing Phone Hacking 'Witch Hunt,' 'Powerful Personal Enemies'

    8:08 am 8/22/2011

    Needham's Laura Martin also writes that “News Corp. is not a good place to hide during downward market cycles," while Miller Tabak's David Joyce calls the stock the "cheapest in our universe" and says it already prices in hacking-related concerns.Read more

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  9. Steve Coogan Legal Action Likely to Reveal High Profile Names in Phone-Hacking Scandal

    9:30 am 8/19/2011

    Coogan's lawyers get court to make Glenn Mulcaire say who at NOTW ordered him to hack voicemails.Read more

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  10. Analyst Sees Upside for ‘Inexpensive’ News Corp. Stock

    8:26 am 8/19/2011

    “The only way for News Corp. to achieve our $24 price target is by consistently buying back stock and simply not making poor return on investment multibillion dollar acquisitions,” says BTIG’s Richard Greenfield following the reignited phone hacking scandal.Read more

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