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  1. Ex-Fox Employee Commits Suicide Outside News Corp Building

    8:04 am PST 01/26/2015
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    The shooting occurred outside the New York building that houses Fox News, the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal. READ MORE

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  2. Rupert Murdoch Weighs In on U.K. Tabloid Topless Women Controversy

    6:45 pm PST 01/25/2015
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    The News Corp chief says The Sun "will always have great looking women." READ MORE

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  3. Rupert Murdoch's 'The Sun' Denies It Is Dropping Topless Model Photos

    2:15 am PST 01/20/2015
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    Critics have called the U.K. tabloid's page 3, which started using such pictures in 1970, sexist and anachronistic. READ MORE

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  4. Rupert Murdoch Praises Jeb Bush, Calls Mitt Romney "Terrible"

    7:42 am PST 01/15/2015
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    The 21st Century Fox CEO weighs in on possible Republican presidential candidates, saying he doesn't yet have a favorite. READ MORE

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  5. Sky News Apologizes for Showing Glimpse of 'Charlie Hebdo' Cover

    3:46 am PST 01/15/2015
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    A camera for the U.K. news channel swerved away when an interviewee who works for the weekly held up the cover showing a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. READ MORE

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  6. Jon Stewart Slams Rupert Murdoch for Muslim Tweet

    11:43 pm PST 01/12/2015
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    The media mogul tweeted last week about the "jihadist cancer" in Muslim culture. READ MORE

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  7. Celebrities Rip Rupert Murdoch for "Jihadist Cancer" Tweet

    10:14 am PST 01/12/2015
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    Celebrities are taking to Twitter to denounce Rupert Murdoch for his tweet about the "jihadist cancer" in Muslim culture, including Aziz Ansari, who called Murdoch a "racist piece of shit" READ MORE

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  8. J.K. Rowling Responds to Rupert Murdoch's Muslim Tweet

    9:59 am PST 01/11/2015
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    Murdoch tweeted Friday about a "growing jihadist cancer" following the Paris terror attack READ MORE

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  9. Germany 2014 in Review: World Cup Fever Grips Country, Shia Shocks Berlinale

    4:02 am PST 12/23/2014
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    Also, German media giants flexed their muscle with acquisitions abroad, Netflix launched and Sky Deutschland made its moves READ MORE

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  10. '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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. '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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  19. 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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  20. 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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