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  1. Rebekah Brooks Not on Trial for Her Work for Rupert Murdoch, Lawyer Says

    9:05 am PST 02/20/2014
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    The former News International CEO takes the stand to discuss her childhood and early career as the defense starts making its case in the phone-hacking trial. READ MORE

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  2. News Corp Revenues Fall in Second Quarter

    1:43 pm PST 02/06/2014
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    Still, shares of the Rupert Murdoch company are up thanks to better-than-expected adjusted earnings. READ MORE

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  3. BSkyB, Vodafone Deal Chatter Continues

    3:28 am PST 01/20/2014
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    The U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, and the telecom firm could benefit from increased cooperation or even a combination, say analysts. READ MORE

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  4. 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland Buys TV Rights to Select Oscar Nominees

    2:57 am PST 01/17/2014
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    Package deals with German indies Tobis, Prokino, SquareOne for films include "American Hustle," "12 Years a Slave," "Philomena" and "August in Osage County." READ MORE

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  5. Sumner Redstone Uncensored: Murdoch Divorce, Brad Pitt's Exit, Succession Plans

    9:00 am PST 01/08/2014
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    The combative 90-year-old mogul sits down with THR at his home and expounds on whether CBS should buy Sony's studio, why Rupert Murdoch was right to divorce Wendi Deng, whether he's concerned about Pitt's departure for New Regency and why he hasn't named a successor: "I'm not gonna die." READ MORE

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  6. Big Media Target Tech Companies in Buying Spree

    11:00 am PST 01/06/2014
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    News Corp nabs Storyful while Tribune buys Gracenote in what analysts say is a bid to scale quality content across social networks. READ MORE

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  7. 21st Century Fox Sells Star China TV Stake

    12:37 am PST 01/03/2014
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    After struggling for years in the China market, Rupert Murdoch's company has sold its 47 percent holding to the firm's management group and private equity fund, CMC. READ MORE

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  8. AllThingsD Team Confirms NBCUniversal Investment, Unveils New Site Name

    12:18 am PST 01/02/2014
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    Former Warner Bros. and Yahoo boss Terry Semel's firm also takes a stake in Kara Swisher's and Walt Mossberg's new tech media company Revere. READ MORE

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  9. U.K. 2013 in Review: Royal Baby, 'Star Wars,' New BBC Boss and Phone-Hacking Trial

    1:01 am PST 12/30/2013
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    Production incentives, a studio capacity crunch, ITV acquisitions and John Malone's deal for Britain's largest cable operator also drew headlines during a busy year for the U.K. media and entertainment industry. READ MORE

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  10. Germany 2013 in Review: Business Booms, Rupert Murdoch Doubles Down on Sports

    4:15 am PST 12/23/2013
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    Europe’s economic powerhouse enjoyed another year of growth, "Oh Boy" beat "Cloud Atlas," and Bertelsmann built its war chest for a possible international expansion. READ MORE

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  11. 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland Launches SVOD Offering in Germany

    4:51 am PST 12/13/2013
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    The subscription on demand service will offer feature films and episodes of HBO series such as “True Blood” and “Boardwalk Empire.” READ MORE

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  12. 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland Buys Big into Sports TV in Germany

    9:18 am PST 12/05/2013
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    The $78.4 million deal will give Sky full control of sports production company Plazamedia and a stake in Sport1 and Constantin Sport Marketing. READ MORE

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  13. Hollywood's 3 Biggest Real Estate Sales of 2013

    9:00 am PST 12/05/2013
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    Rupert Murdoch, Madonna and the Uzbek president's daughter were behind the most talked-about deals of the year. READ MORE

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  14. BBC News Boss Hires 'Times,' ITV News Execs

    1:45 am PST 11/29/2013
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    James Harding, who also used to work at the "Times," brings in his former deputy as managing editor. READ MORE

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  15. James Murdoch Re-Elected to BSkyB Board

    5:07 am PST 11/22/2013
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    Chase Carey, president of 21st Century Fox, which owns a 39 percent stake in the U.K. pay TV giant, is also among the directors retaining their board seats. READ MORE

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  16. 21st Century Fox Deputy COO James Murdoch Joins Vice Media Board

    11:14 am PST 11/21/2013
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    He has been added to the board of the youth media company, in which the entertainment conglomerate run by father Rupert Murdoch this summer acquired a small stake. READ MORE

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  17. Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng Murdoch Reach Divorce Settlement

    7:41 am PST 11/20/2013
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    UPDATED: The agreement won't affect control of or succession plans at 21st Century Fox or News Corp. READ MORE

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  18. BSkyB CEO Talks BT Sports Competition, Retrans Fees

    2:20 am PST 11/20/2013
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    Jeremy Darroch touts the company's relationships with HBO and Disney and says the Champions League European soccer tournament, which the firm is losing rights to, accounted only for 3 percent of its sports viewing. READ MORE

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  19. Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng Close to Finalizing Divorce (Report)

    3:50 pm PST 11/19/2013
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    The former couple is expected in court Wednesday morning. READ MORE

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  20. Study: Russia's Tricolor to Overtake BSkyB, Become No. 2 Euro Pay TV Company

    2:12 am PST 11/14/2013
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    John Malone's Liberty Global will remain on top and slightly grow its TV user base by 2018, predicts Digital TV Research. READ MORE

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  21. U.K. Court: Phone Hacking Cases Against Trinity Mirror Can Go Ahead

    3:34 pm PST 11/06/2013
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    While hacking cases have focused on allegations against the shuttered "News of the World," the publisher of the "Daily Mirror" now also faces litigation. READ MORE

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