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  1. Vice Media CEO Shane Smith Spent $300,000 on Las Vegas Dinner (Report)

    12:36 pm PST 02/18/2015
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    The new-media mogul picked up the unusually large tab last month at a Las Vegas steakhouse. READ MORE

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  2. Warren Buffett Takes Stake in 21st Century Fox

    3:43 pm PST 02/17/2015
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    The famed investor's Berkshire Hathaway bought 4.75 million shares of the company controlled by Rupert Murdoch. READ MORE

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  3. Sky Starts Process to Take 100 Percent Control of Sky Deutschland

    6:38 am PST 02/17/2015
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    The pan-European pay TV giant will squeeze out the holders of the remaining 4 percent stake in the German unit. READ MORE

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  4. Rupert Murdoch Mocks 'Fifty Shades' Audience: "Middle-Aged Women's Groups"

    4:58 pm PST 02/14/2015
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    He wasn't about to let the Universal film enjoy its huge opening weekend without a few jabs. READ MORE

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  5. Canada's Sun News Network, Deemed "Fox News North," Shuts Down

    8:39 am PST 02/13/2015
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    The TV news channel went off the air Friday. READ MORE

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  6. Sky Stock Drops as Analysts Lament Rising Cost of English Soccer Rights

    1:49 am PST 02/11/2015
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    "We doubt that Sky can recover the extra costs," says one analyst about the Euro pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake. READ MORE

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  7. Weak Guidance, Network Challenges Erase Fox's Strong Earnings Report

    1:08 pm PST 02/04/2015
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    The company also raised its dividend but offered weak guidance. READ MORE

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  8. Michael Wolff on Viacom and CBS Post-Sumner Redstone: The Succession Scramble

    7:00 am PST 02/04/2015
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    The 91-year-old mogul missed an earnings call Jan. 29, as his declining health (despite a new baby) raise questions about CBS, MTV, Leslie Moonves, Philippe Dauman and even Rupert Murdoch. READ MORE

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  9. Saudi Prince Alwaleed Cuts News Corp Stake

    3:33 am PST 02/04/2015
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    His company has reduced its holding in Rupert Murdoch's company from 6.6 percent to 1 percent. READ MORE

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  10. Randy Quaid Rants Against Rupert Murdoch in Bizarre Video

    12:39 pm PST 02/03/2015
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    Quaid said he and his wife have been put through a "living hell of biblical proportions." READ MORE

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  11. 21st Century Fox: U.S. Won't Prosecute Over Hacking Scandal

    1:57 pm PST 02/02/2015
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    News Corp has also been exonerated. READ MORE

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. '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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