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  1. Al Gore Slams News Corp, Accuses It of Forcing Sky Italia to Drop Current TV for Hiring Olbermann

    9:06 am 5/19/2011

    He accuses the conglomerate of "an abuse of power," while News Corp. said the channel asked for a higher carriage fee despite a 40 percent primetime ratings decline. Read more

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  2. Antitrust Delays to News Corp., Sky Deal to Cost Rupert Murdoch

    7:55 am 5/19/2011

    British Culture Secretary says the decision "will take as long as it takes."Read more

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  3. Sky Deutschland Shares Jump On First Quarter Figures

    11:15 am 5/12/2011

    German pay-TV channel sees subscribers up, losses down but still expects to end the year in the red. Read more

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  4. News Corp. Quarterly Earnings No Match for 'Avatar'-Fueled Year-Ago Period

    1:06 pm 5/4/2011

    President Chase Carey calls premium VOD films a test as the company posts a 24% profit drop amid lower film and MySpace results that offset a stronger broadcast and cable TV unit performance, including the highest quarterly profit ever for Fox News.Read more

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  5. BSkyB Shares Hit 9-Year High

    11:55 am 4/28/2011

    Rupert Murdoch may have to increase his $13 billion offer for BSkyB by more than 30% if he wants to win over shareholders.Read more

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  6. Rupert Murdoch Exploring Formula One Takeover Options With Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim

    4:31 am 4/20/2011

    A deal could give the glamour sport a greater presence on pay TV.Read more

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  7. Viacom's Philippe Dauman Is Nation's Highest-Paid CEO (Report)

    3:52 pm 4/10/2011

    DirecTV's Mike White, Comcast's Brian Roberts and Disney's Robert Iger also land in the top 10.Read more

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  8. Rupert Murdoch's News of the World Apologizes for Phone Hacking

    10:27 am 4/8/2011

    News International is setting up a multi-million dollar fund to pay compensation and legal fees to those involved.Read more

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  9. Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. Sued by Shareholders Over $663 Million Shine Deal

    5:26 am 3/17/2011

    Amalgamated criticizes “selfish” Murdoch for overpaying daughter Elisabeth, adding “the transaction makes little or no business sense for News Corp.”Read more

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