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  1. Barry Diller Talks Murdoch Succession, Pegs Aereo Supreme Court Odds at '50-50' (Q&A)

    11:00 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The chairman and senior executive at IAC and Expedia also tells THR that Vimeo is "not that far" from its own "House of Cards," how quickly the company decided to fire PR chief Justine Sacco after a controversial AIDS tweet and why Rupert Murdoch's empire shouldn't outlive him. READ MORE

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  2. Nat Geo Shake-up: Behind the Cable Net's Swift Regime Change

    5:00 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    Despite their auspicious start, David Lyle and Howard Owens failed to maintain ratings momentum and exit after just two-and-a-half years. READ MORE

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  3. Rupert Murdoch: 11 Best Lines From His Candid 'Fortune' Interview

    1:27 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    The News Corp and 21st Century Fox boss talked about the almost purchase of Facebook, Republican presidential contenders in 2016 and succession. READ MORE

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  4. Rupert Murdoch on Fox News: 'We Don't Promote the Tea Party. That's Bullshit'

    8:40 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    In a new interview, the 83-year-old media mogul opines about the slow death of print, talks succession plans and separation from wife Wendi Deng. "I wish we just could have got divorced quietly," he says. READ MORE

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  5. BSkyB Unveils Details of 'Buy & Keep' Movie Service

    12:00 am PDT 04/02/2014
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    The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, has strong relationships with Hollywood studios and will offer new titles for download for $23.27 along with a DVD. READ MORE

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  6. News Corp Able to Dismiss Shareholder Lawsuit Over Hacking Fallout

    12:45 pm PDT 04/01/2014
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    The plaintiffs failed to show misleading statements during the relevant time period. READ MORE

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  7. Murdoch Family Politics: What James and Lachlan Promotions Mean for Fox, News Corp

    4:31 pm PDT 03/26/2014
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    "The more time goes by, the shorter any Chase Carey interregnum is likely to last," says one Wall Street observer about the implications for succession in Rupert Murdoch's empire. READ MORE

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  8. Fox Networks Group CEO Peter Rice Gets Contract Extension

    2:56 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    ‎James Murdoch says the unit has "continued to push creative boundaries across the company." READ MORE

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  9. ‎Rupert Murdoch Discusses Sons' Promotions in 21st Century Fox, News Corp Memos

    2:14 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    ‎The media mogul tells his global staff it marks an "evolution of our leadership team." READ MORE

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  10. 21st Century Fox Promotes James Murdoch to Co-COO, Names Lachlan Murdoch Non-Executive Co-Chairman

    1:24 am PDT 03/26/2014
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    UPDATED: The conglomerate elevates the two sons of founder Rupert Murdoch, with president Chase Carey expected to get a contract extension shortly. READ MORE

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  11. 21st Century Fox Shareholders OK Australia Stock Delisting

    7:16 am PDT 03/21/2014
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    UPDATED: Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch calls the move "a further step in the evolution" of the entertainment conglomerate, which now only gets 2 percent of its revenue from the mogul's motherland. READ MORE

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  12. U.K.'s Virgin Media CEO Talks BSkyB Competition, Content, Netflix

    8:52 am PDT 03/20/2014
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    Tom Mockridge also talks about his longtime former boss, Rupert Murdoch, and John Malone, whose Liberty Global owns the British cable giant. READ MORE

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  13. 21st Century Fox's FX Networks, U.K.'s BSkyB to Co-Develop Comedies

    2:44 am PDT 03/20/2014
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    The two-year deal will see the unit of Rupert Murdoch's firm and the British pay TV giant, in which Fox owns a 39 percent stake, co-fund and co-develop half-hour scripted comedies for audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. READ MORE

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  14. Rupert Murdoch, Courtney Love, Anderson Cooper Offer Theories on Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

    11:30 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    UPDATED: The fate of the lost Boeing 777 and its 227 passengers has been debated by the News Corp chairman on Twitter, the rock star on Facebook and the CNN host on "Late Night With Seth Meyers." READ MORE

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  15. Jay Leno, Julia Louis-Dreyfus Inducted Into TV Academy Hall of Fame at Star-Studded Gala (Video)

    6:41 am PDT 03/12/2014
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    The intimate ceremony in Beverly Hills also honored Rupert Murdoch, who marked his 83rd birthday with NBC Entertainment President Bob Greenblatt, Amy Poehler and others in attendance. READ MORE

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  16. James Murdoch Talks Aereo, Deals, 'Super Exciting' Online Video Services

    9:17 am PST 03/05/2014
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    UPDATED: The 21st Century Fox deputy COO also discusses what a new Disney carriage deal means for Dish's Hopper and says the company will watch the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable combination "very closely." READ MORE

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  17. Inside Murdoch's New Dream: What a Stacey Snider Move to Fox Would Mean (Analysis)

    7:00 am PST 03/05/2014
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    The Hollywood Reporter breaks down the stakes, the role of Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen and Steven Spielberg's next moves (a "West Side Story" remake?). READ MORE

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  18. Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks Says Rupert Murdoch Asked Her Not to Resign (Report)

    9:50 am PST 03/04/2014
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    She told the court that she talked to the media mogul and his son James Murdoch about her future and their conglomerate's bid for BSkyB. READ MORE

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  19. 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland Boosts Sales, Trims Losses in 2013

    12:02 am PST 02/28/2014
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    The German pay-TV operator books a net loss of $182 million on revenues of $2.12 billion in 2013. READ MORE

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