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  1. Andy Coulson Released From Prison

    4:20 am PST 11/21/2014
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    The former News of the World editor served nearly five months after being sentenced to 18 months in the phone-hacking trial READ MORE

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  2. BSkyB Investor Group Again Opposes James Murdoch's Re-Election to Board

    6:40 am PST 11/20/2014
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    He is expected to remain a director of the U.K. pay TV giant after last year being opposed by less than 4 percent of shareholders READ MORE

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  3. Rupert Murdoch Confirms Foxtel Interest in Australia's Ten Network

    2:49 am PST 11/14/2014
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    The News Corp chair also described son and co-chair Lachlan as the man who will "lead us to a very prosperous and bright future" READ MORE

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  4. Digital Media Guru Robert Tercek Talks Big Media Layoffs, Consolidation

    1:37 pm PST 11/13/2014
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    The former exec said to expect more new suitors and takeover attempts READ MORE

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  5. Executive Roundtable: 6 Studio Heads on China Plans, Superhero Overload, WB Layoffs, 'Fast & Furious' Future

    9:00 am PST 11/13/2014
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    Fox's Jim Gianopulos, Paramount's Brad Grey, Disney Studios' Alan Horn, Universal's Donna Langley, IFC Films' Jonathan Sehring and Warner Bros.' Kevin Tsujihara open up to THR about the poor summer at the domestic box office, Time Warner's strategy amid Rupert Murdoch's bid for the company, Marvel's battle with DC, and Netflix READ MORE

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  6. Michael Wolff on Big Media: Where Are All the CEO Heir Apparents?

    8:00 am PST 11/13/2014
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    As Robert Iger, Leslie Moonves and Philippe Dauman shoot toward retirement age without slowing, the next generation of media leaders sits on the sidelines, Wolff writes for THR READ MORE

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  7. Rupert Murdoch Clashes With Shareholder at Annual Meeting

    12:37 pm PST 11/12/2014
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    "You're a great free-speech advocate and you're shutting down questions after 25 minutes. Surely the director realizes this is a joke," said the shareholder READ MORE

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  8. 21st Century Fox, U.K.'s BSkyB Close European Pay TV Deals

    9:58 am PST 11/12/2014
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    The combined company, led by CEO‎ Jeremy Darroch, will become a European giant with nearly 20 million pay TV subscribers READ MORE

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  9. BSkyB to Own 87 Percent of Sky Deutschland After Takeover

    1:27 am PST 11/06/2014
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    The U.K. pay TV giant expects to close the deal for the German firm and Sky Italia in mid-November READ MORE

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  10. BSkyB's Sky Arts Unveils $4.8 Million TV Projects Fund

    3:40 am PST 11/05/2014
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    The network is looking for partnerships with cultural organizations and unveils "Christmas Windows Live," featuring performances from the likes of Pixie Lott READ MORE

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  11. Benedict Cumberbatch Announces Engagement in Old-School Way

    1:16 am PST 11/05/2014
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    An announcement of the 'Sherlock' star's "forthcoming marriage" to theater director Sophie Hunter appeared in The Times READ MORE

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  12. Sky Deutschland Reports First Quarterly Net Profit in Years

    12:39 am PST 11/03/2014
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    The German pay TV company, controlled by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, added 96,000 subscribers during the latest quarter READ MORE

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  13. Rupert Murdoch Appraises HBO Standalone Plans, Calls for 'Serious' Netflix Competitor

    10:46 am PDT 10/29/2014
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    'As an industry, we need a competitor — a serious competitor — to Netflix and Amazon,' the mogul said READ MORE

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  14. 'The Flash' U.K. Debut on Sky 1 Draws 630,000 Viewers

    6:38 am PDT 10/29/2014
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    Also in Britain, fellow DC Comics series 'Gotham' has continued to draw more than 1 million viewers on Viacom's Channel 5 READ MORE

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  15. BSkyB Invests in Multichannel Network Whistle Sports

    12:59 am PDT 10/29/2014
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    The $7 million investment is part of the U.K. pay TV giant's funding of U.S. startups READ MORE

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  16. Rupert Murdoch Tests Out His New Drone

    7:27 pm PDT 10/27/2014
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    The News Corp. and Fox chief is currently at global digital tech conference WSJD Live READ MORE

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  17. Rebekah Brooks Visits News Corp in New York as She "Considers Her Professional Future"

    6:46 am PDT 10/24/2014
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    "She and her family are here in the United States for a visit, reconnecting with friends and meeting with businesses," her former employer says READ MORE

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  18. BSkyB Will Own at Least 69 Percent of Sky Deutschland After Takeover

    4:49 am PDT 10/20/2014
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    The British pay TV group is acquiring 21st Century Fox's stakes in the German giant and Sky Italia READ MORE

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  19. Time Warner Execs Expected to Continue Making Their Case for Independence

    6:12 pm PDT 10/13/2014
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    An investor day scheduled Wednesday comes three months after an acquisition offer from Rupert Murdoch was rebuffed READ MORE

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  20. Michael Wolff on Elisabeth Murdoch: Rupert's Daughter at a Crossroads

    8:00 am PDT 10/08/2014
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    Out at Shine Group, the company she founded, and splitting from the husband her father dislikes, the media mogul's dynamo daughter has become the family’s most intriguing question READ MORE

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