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  1. Rupert Murdoch Pens Immigration Reform Op-Ed: 'Immigrants Enrich Our Culture'

    7:43 pm PDT 06/18/2014
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    The media mogul called on Congress to offer a path to citizenship for illegal aliens and remove caps on visas for highly-skilled workers. READ MORE

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  2. BSkyB Hires Investment Banks to Help Mull Possible Euro Pay TV Deal

    4:27 am PDT 06/16/2014
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    The U.K. satellite TV giant has been in talks to acquire Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland in a deal that would see Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox retain a 39 percent stake. READ MORE

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  3. Hacking Trial: Judge Finishes Case Summary, Jury to Mull Verdicts

    9:31 am PDT 06/11/2014
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    The jury will deliberate on charges against former "News of the World" editors ‎Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson and five others. READ MORE

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  4. Hacking Trial: Judge Tells Jury to Weigh Arguments for Cover-Up Versus 'Damage Limitation'

    9:14 am PDT 06/10/2014
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    The jury is expected to later this week start deliberating on charges against former "News of the World" editors ‎Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson and five others once the judge finishes his case summary. READ MORE

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  5. Hacking Trial: Judge Interrupts Case Summary Due to Juror's Migraine

    11:12 am PDT 06/05/2014
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    Topics discussed in court Thursday included the case of a missing schoolgirl that caused the hacking scandal to erupt and the relationship between former "News of the World" editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson. READ MORE

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  6. Analyst Upgrades BSkyB Stock Despite Questions Over Possible Euro Pay TV Deal

    6:31 am PDT 06/05/2014
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    Sanford C. Bernstein's Claudio Aspesi now has a "market perform" rating, saying "BSkyB's low valuation reflects fears of rising content competition," while he is more optimistic. READ MORE

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  7. Fox's Star India CEO Talks Content Strategy, Digital Growth, Working for Murdoch

    11:31 am PDT 05/29/2014
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    Uday Shankar explains why the TV giant puts a spotlight on women and social issues, explains how he got a film star to host a talk show and discusses Indian viewers' appetite for Bollywood and Hollywood content. READ MORE

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  8. Why Starz CEO Chris Albrecht Makes More Money Than Rupert Murdoch

    5:00 am PDT 05/21/2014
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    The executive — whose $31 million salary nearly matches that of Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger — is among the highest-paid media CEOs in 2013 despite a company valued at a small fraction of his peers' domains. READ MORE

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  9. 21st Century Fox Eyes Joint Venture With Endemol, Core Media Owner Apollo

    10:11 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    Endemol, Shine Group and CORE Media Group are set to partner with the Rupert Murdoch-led company. READ MORE

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  10. BSkyB Confirms Preliminary Talks With Fox Over European Pay TV Deal

    11:37 pm PDT 05/11/2014
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    Discussions "have not progressed beyond a preliminary stage," but "at the right value, this combination would have the potential to create a world-class multinational pay TV group," the U.K. pay TV giant said. READ MORE

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  11. Rupert Murdoch Plans $14 Billion European Pay TV Merger (Report)

    8:04 am PDT 05/10/2014
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    Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland would reportedly be acquired by BSkyB from 21st Century Fox. READ MORE

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  12. Hacking Trial Nears End as Prosecution Makes Closing Arguments

    9:03 am PDT 05/08/2014
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    The trial of former News Corp top editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson and others has been running for more than six months. READ MORE

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  13. Fox Earnings Exceed Estimates Though Film Revenue Falls

    1:10 pm PDT 05/07/2014
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    UPDATED: During a call with analysts, president and COO Chase Carey said he has an understanding with Rupert Murdoch to continue with the company even though a contract hasn't been signed. READ MORE

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  14. Revenue Up, Losses Down at 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland

    10:58 pm PDT 05/06/2014
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    The German pay-TV group earns $586 million in the first quarter of 2014, a 16 percent jump. READ MORE

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  15. BSkyB Grows Quarterly TV Subs, Extends Paramount Licensing Deal

    11:10 pm PDT 04/30/2014
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    UPDATED: The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, grew its revenue for the nine months ending in March, but earnings dropped. READ MORE

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  16. Steve Coogan, Hugh Grant Sign Letter to Rupert Murdoch Over U.K. Press Regulation Stance

    8:57 am PDT 04/23/2014
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    "Instead of embracing reform and so demonstrating that it has changed, News UK is digging itself into a hole of untrustworthiness and denial," the open letter states. READ MORE

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  17. New York Real Estate: How Rupert Murdoch Created a $57 Million Mansion in the Sky

    8:00 am PDT 04/21/2014
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    When 1 + 1 = 3: In NYC's land grab, everyone from moguls to Leonardo DiCaprio is acquiring the scarcest asset -- square footage --- as adjacent apartments make prices explode. READ MORE

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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