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  1. Rupert Murdoch to Drop Fox CEO Title: Wall Street Reacts

    9:35 am PDT 06/11/2015
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    Analysts say the move continues the elevation of the mogul's sons, but some investors will have governance concerns given that the top level of management will be in the hands of the Murdoch family once Chase Carey leaves. READ MORE

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  2. The Rise of Rupert Murdoch

    9:04 am PDT 06/11/2015
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    As news breaks that the media mogul will be stepping down from his role as 21st Century Fox CEO, The Hollywood Reporter looks back at his career. READ MORE

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  3. Rupert Murdoch to Step Down as 21st Century Fox CEO

    7:20 am PDT 06/11/2015
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    The 84-year-old media mogul will retain his chairman duties, with son James expected to become CEO. READ MORE

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  4. Abu Dhabi Media Summit to Become Biennial Event, Move to April

    7:27 am PDT 06/10/2015
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    After the emirate scrapped its film festival, the summit won't return in the fall and instead will take place next spring. READ MORE

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  5. Michael Wolff on Charter's Future as John Malone Makes Last Grasp at Netflix

    7:00 am PDT 06/03/2015
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    Charter's merger with Time Warner Cable could give the legendary mogul a final chance to take on the company whose domination of the streaming market he helped create. READ MORE

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  6. Randy Quaid Granted Release From Canadian Immigration Jail

    12:09 pm PDT 05/19/2015
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    The Hollywood actor is getting out on a $10,000 bond after spending five days in a Montreal detention center. READ MORE

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  7. Warren Buffett Beefs Up Stake in 21st Century Fox

    3:08 pm PDT 05/15/2015
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    The investor added $28.4 million worth of shares in the first quarter. READ MORE

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  8. Sky Snares Exclusive 'Star Wars' Rights for U.K.

    5:31 am PDT 05/01/2015
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    The pay-TV giant is set to kick off the programming with the U.K.'s first 'Star Wars' marathon on May 4. READ MORE

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  9. The Introspective Roger Ailes: Fox News' Chief on Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Brian Williams' Future ("I'd Put Him Back") and His Own

    7:45 am PDT 04/20/2015
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    Ailes, 74, arguably the most powerful person of the next election, opens up about Rupert Murdoch, his dislikes (Elisabeth Murdoch's "creepy" ex-husband Matthew Freud), that MLK photo in his office and lesbian friends ("People don't know me"), and the new field of candidates as he grows his $15 billion empire. READ MORE

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  10. Rupert Murdoch Lists New York Penthouse for $72 Million

    9:28 pm PDT 04/16/2015
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    The 6,850-square-foot triplex has a wraparound terrace and boasts views of the Empire State Building and World Trade Center. READ MORE

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  11. MIPTV: Jeremy Darroch Says In-House Content Now Key for Sky

    9:20 am PDT 04/13/2015
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    “Original content could become a big part of our business,” says the CEO of Europe's leading pay-TV group. READ MORE

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  12. Disney-Discovery? Fox-Viacom? Michael Wolff Predicts M&A Mania and a New Wave of Consolidation

    7:00 am PDT 04/09/2015
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    A new rush of deals is about to happen as Rupert Murdoch, Leslie Moonves and the rest of media look at content, not advertising, as the new financial engine. READ MORE

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  13. A Rare Q&A With James Dolan: Viacom's Weakness, MSG's Strength and Why He's Not Worried About the Knicks

    11:00 am PDT 04/08/2015
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    The Big Apple's most prolific (and, at times, controversial) mogul — president and CEO of Cablevision and executive chairman of The Madison Square Garden Co. — opens up about over-the-top digital rivals, how Tribeca could be as big as Toronto, and his second career as a rock star. READ MORE

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  14. At 92, Liz Smith Reveals How Rupert Murdoch Fired Her, What It Felt Like to Be Outed

    9:10 am PDT 04/08/2015
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    New York's grande dame of gossip has still got it, as she talks, kisses and tells about NYC's most powerful, revealing which mogul asked her advice on coming out, which famous friend cared less about her after she lost her column and how turning 90 was different from being 80 ("When I was 80, I was doing fine. I was still part of life. But something happens READ MORE

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  15. France's Vivendi Considers Bid for Sky (Report)

    2:17 am PDT 04/08/2015
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    The deal could cost the Canal Plus owner up to $42 billion and create a pan-European pay TV behemoth. READ MORE

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  16. Rupert Murdoch Beats Lawsuit Over News Corp. Shareholder Rights

    11:56 am PDT 04/07/2015
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    A Delaware judge examines whether a "poison pill" agreement transferred in the 2013 split between News Corp. and 21st Century Fox. READ MORE

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  17. Brian Sullivan Exits as CEO of Sky Deutschland

    1:22 am PDT 03/26/2015
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    Carsten Schmidt will replace Sullivan as CEO of Rupert Murdoch's German pay TV group. READ MORE

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  18. Michael Wolff on Liberty's John Malone: What Is He Actually Hunting?

    7:00 am PDT 03/25/2015
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    The mercurial mogul is watching nemeses Sumner Redstone and Rupert Murdoch like a hawk as his Lionsgate stock swap and troubles with the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger keep Hollywood guessing. READ MORE

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  19. Rupert Murdoch's Sun Journalists Cleared in Bribery Trial

    8:44 am PDT 03/20/2015
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    One had been accused of paying a military source for leaks about Prince William and Prince Harry. READ MORE

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  20. Time Warner Reinstates Policy Allowing Minority of Shareholders to Call Meetings

    2:41 pm PDT 03/17/2015
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    The rule had been rescinded when 21st Century Fox was making a play for its rival. READ MORE

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  21. Rupert Murdoch Criticizes Australia's Media Ownership Reform Plans

    1:51 am PDT 03/16/2015
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    The media mogul and his News Corp Australia CEO say proposed rule changes favor rivals. READ MORE

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