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  1. 'Interstellar,' 'Boyhood' Producers on Getting Fired, Toughest Decisions and How to Give Rupert Murdoch Bad News

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2014
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    In THR's annual roundtable, six top awards season filmmakers — Peter Chernin, Eric Fellner, John Lesher, Marc Platt, Cathleen Sutherland and Emma Thomas — open up about why Hollywood's marketing budgets need to get blown up, which one of them found David O. Russell asleep in a bed at his house and why "the movie business has never been great" READ MORE

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  2. Michael Wolff: 8 Hollywood Predictions for 2015

    7:00 am PST 12/18/2014
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    Comcast will offload NBCUniversal, Facebook will air TV shows (even sports) and Rupert Murdoch will "retire" as TV becomes a three-pronged business and digital brands decide channels are their way forward READ MORE

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  3. 21st Century Fox to Acquire Video Ad Company True[X]

    5:03 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The deal, for a price tag believed to be near $200 million, comes after Fox co-COO James Murdoch earlier in the year joined the firm's board READ MORE

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  4. Rupert Murdoch Criticized for Tweet Following Sydney Siege

    2:15 am PST 12/17/2014
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    The News Corp chief congratulated Australia's 'Daily Telegraph' for scooping others with its coverage of the "bloody outcome" READ MORE

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  5. Shane Smith: Vice Media Aiming for "Deal Spree" Next Year

    3:49 pm PST 12/15/2014
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    The company CEO says, "We would be stupid not to think about an IPO" READ MORE

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  6. Rupert Murdoch Sells His Beverly Hills Estate to His Son

    3:00 pm PST 12/06/2014
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    The historic property on Angelo Drive will get a minor redo READ MORE

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  7. Rupert Murdoch Sells 3 Million Shares of 21st Century Fox

    2:45 pm PST 12/05/2014
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    The sale leaves the chairman and CEO with 5.25 million shares of the conglomerate's Class B Common Stock but he still controls 39 percent of voting shares READ MORE

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  8. Sky to Sell Controlling Stake in Betting Unit for Up to $1.13 Billion

    11:59 pm PST 12/03/2014
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    The deal with private equity group CVC values Sky Bet at $1.3 billion READ MORE

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  9. 'Rupert': Theater Review

    11:14 am PST 12/01/2014
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    James Cromwell stars as media titan Rupert Murdoch in David Williamson's cabaret-style bio-play, which follows its Sydney run with a transfer to London's West End next year READ MORE

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  10. Rupert Murdoch Defends 'Exodus' Cast: "Since When Are Egyptians Not White?"

    11:35 am PST 11/29/2014
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    The mogul was addressing the controversy over 20th Century Fox's upcoming biblical epic READ MORE

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  11. News Corp Buys 25 Percent Stake in Indian Real Estate Site Operator

    3:17 am PST 11/25/2014
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    In its latest real-estate site deal, Rupert Murdoch's company pays $30 million for a stake in the parent of PropTiger.com READ MORE

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  12. International Emmys 2014: The Complete Winners List

    6:58 pm PST 11/24/2014
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    'Utopia' wins the drama award, Stephen Dillane picks up best actor and 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner received the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award READ MORE

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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