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  1. Hamish McLennan Steps Down as CEO, Chairman of Australian Broadcaster Ten

    12:10 am PDT 07/27/2015
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    The departure of the onetime Murdoch advisor comes one month after News Corp’s Foxtel announced a deal to acquire a stake in Ten. READ MORE

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  2. Fox News' Roger Ailes Responds to Rupert Murdoch-Donald Trump Flap

    5:00 am PDT 07/23/2015
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    "My relationship with Rupert has never been better — I talked to him three times today, and none of the conversations involved Donald Trump or The New York Times," Ailes tells THR of the media coverage highlighting a feud between his boss and the Republican presidential contender. READ MORE

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  3. Rupert Murdoch Criticizes Donald Trump Over Mexican-Immigrant Comments

    4:18 pm PDT 07/12/2015
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    "Mexican immigrants, as with all immigrants, have much lower crime rates than native born. Eg El Paso safest city in U.S. Trump wrong," Murdoch posted on Twitter. READ MORE

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  4. Sun Valley: What to Expect From This Year's Mogul Gathering

    5:00 am PDT 07/07/2015
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    Topics are likely to include Univision’s plans for an IPO, ongoing concerns over cord-cutting and Apple’s foray into subscription music. READ MORE

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  5. Hacking Trial: Final ‘News of the World’ Journalist Sentenced

    8:40 am PDT 07/06/2015
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    Jules Stenson, who last year admitted to being part of a hacking conspiracy, gets a four-month suspended sentence. READ MORE

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  6. Rupert Murdoch's Chief of Staff to Step Down

    3:00 pm PDT 06/25/2015
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    Natalie Ravitz is seeking a leadership role at the media conglomerate or with another firm. READ MORE

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  7. Fox's James Murdoch: Family Sees "Eye-to-Eye" as He Becomes CEO

    6:29 am PDT 06/25/2015
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    In his first major public appearance since the company named him CEO as of July 1, he also describes his relationship with brother Lachlan as "very much a partnership." READ MORE

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  8. Murdoch Sons' First Challenges: Fix Fox and Win Over Wall Street

    5:00 am PDT 06/24/2015
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    Broadcast TV weakness will be center stage when James and Lachlan take over July 1 and analysts scrutinize any moves as the share price lags behind Hollywood rivals. READ MORE

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  9. Hollywood Moguls' Arm Candy Du Jour: Goodbye Asians, Hello Yoga Instructors

    7:00 am PDT 06/19/2015
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    Long after Wendy Wasserstein popularized the term "shiksa goddess" — blond, unattainable, non-Jewish — new versions have come along as Hollywood alpha males have gravitated toward shopgirls, women of Asian extraction and, now, yoga teachers. READ MORE

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  10. What James and Lachlan Murdoch Can Learn From the Warner Brothers' Sibling Betrayal

    8:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Harry Warner had the company stolen by brother Jack, claims his granddaughter: "My grandfather had a heart attack [almost immediately afterward], and he died a couple of years later. The whole family was completely torn apart." READ MORE

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  11. Fox Shake-Up: Is a Replacement Needed for Chase Carey?

    8:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Carey's new role and Peter Rice's focus on TV mean mean a missing executive layer — for now. READ MORE

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  12. Michael Wolff on Fox's Shakespearean Drama as James Murdoch Grabs the Throne

    8:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    For two decades, Rupert Murdoch grew a $70 billion business with two channels of power — his adult children and the lieutenants who openly heaped derision on them — that sometimes overlapped. Murdoch, in his way, even may have used his executives in a long cat-and-mouse game to help hold his progeny — at times divided even among themselves — at bay. READ MORE

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  13. Fox Shake-Up: Roger Ailes' Future Without Rupert Murdoch in Charge

    8:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Despite an initial report on Fox Business Network that he'll be reporting to Rupert Murdoch, 21st Century Fox's official announcement made it clear he'll be reporting to James and Lachlan Murdoch. READ MORE

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  14. The Murdoch Whisperers: Who's Who in the 21st Century Fox Power Structure

    7:50 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Sure, James and Lachlan Murdoch are now in charge, but they are inheriting a stable group of executives who likely aren't going anywhere as THR breaks down the chain of command and those with the family's ear. READ MORE

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  15. Fox News' Roger Ailes to Report to James and Lachlan Murdoch, Not Rupert

    2:30 pm PDT 06/16/2015
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    The Fox News chief will continue his "unique and long-standing relationship" with Rupert Murdoch, said a company spokesman. READ MORE

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  16. It's Official: James Murdoch to Become 21st Century Fox CEO

    1:15 pm PDT 06/16/2015
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    The conglomerate's board approved the succession plan, effective July 1, which will see Rupert Murdoch focus on his chairman role and Lachlan Murdoch become executive co-chairman. READ MORE

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  17. Rupert Murdoch Slams Hillary Clinton in Confusing Rant: "Promises Outlaw Free Speech About LGBT"

    2:20 pm PDT 06/14/2015
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    "Surely smart enough to know she was talking nonsense at yesterday's yesterday," the mogul tweeted Sunday. READ MORE

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  18. Murdoch Shake-Up: Fox Employees Caught Off Guard by CNBC Leak

    5:00 am PDT 06/12/2015
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    The media mogul is entrusting the future of his empire, including 20th Century Fox, to sons James and Lachlan. READ MORE

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  19. Murdoch Shake-Up: What to Expect From James and Lachlan's 21st Century Fox

    4:34 pm PDT 06/11/2015
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    While the younger Murdoch son has shown an interest in digital and younger-skewing media businesses, few expect a U-turn for Fox. READ MORE

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  20. Michael Wolff on Rupert Murdoch: How the Children Solved the Hollywood Problem (Analysis)

    2:50 pm PDT 06/11/2015
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    The elevation of his sons James and Lachlan to the ultimate corporate spots in this company is part of his effort to once and for all resolve the Hollywood issue — in his favor. READ MORE

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