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James Murdoch, Google Execs Added to Tribeca X Lineup (Exclusive)

The 2021 Tribeca Festival has added James Murdoch and Google execs to its lineup of panel discussions as part of its annual Tribeca X celebration of brand entertainment. Murdoch, whose…

Social Cinema Platform Kinema Launches, Raises $2M

Kinema, a social cinema platform, officially announced its launch on Tuesday and said it has closed a $2 million seed funding round with money from big-name investors, such as James Murdoch’s…

James Murdoch Joins SPAC Frenzy, Seeks to Raise $345 Million

James Murdoch is getting in on the SPAC frenzy that has taken over Wall Street over the past year. Murdoch is the co-chairman of Seven Island Inc., a special purpose acquisition company seeking…

What Are James Murdoch and Uday Shankar Planning for Their Media Venture?

India's streaming space will not be a target for the new enterprise, Murdoch has said, but a range of other digital sectors that recently have undergone notable growth in the country are all on the…

James Murdoch Slams “Media Property Owners” For “Spreading Disinformation”

The youngest son of billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch did not specifically mention Fox News when calling out media outlets for unleashing "insidious and uncontrollable forces."

James Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Board, Citing “Disagreements” Over Editorial Content

Former 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch has resigned from the board of News Corp. In a letter of resignation filed Friday afternoon, Murdoch wrote: "My resignation is due to disagreements over…

James Murdoch Talks Vice Investment, Fox News (and, Yes, ‘Succession’)

James Murdoch, the former Fox CEO and founder of Lupa Systems, on Wednesday spoke at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit about his media investments, Fox News and his support of Pete Buttigieg.

James Murdoch Weighs In on ‘Succession,’ Explains Support for Pete Buttigieg

In a new interview, James Murdoch, whose father, Rupert, founded and commands Fox News, says disinformation campaigns and technology are "being manipulated to make us fight with each other, making us…

James Murdoch Has No Plans to Invest in News Outlets

Despite reports to the contrary, James Murdoch has no intention of investing in a liberal news outlet that might compete with MSNBC.

James Murdoch Donates to Pete Buttigieg’s Presidential Campaign

James Murdoch is arguably the highest-profile contributor to Pete Buttigieg's campaign to become the Democratic nominee for U.S. president, according to regulatory filings released Monday.

James Murdoch, Adrift From Fox and Disney, Plots an Independent Future

With a windfall from the Fox-Disney deal and freed from his father's company, James Murdoch's entrepreneurial son is eyeing investments in India and may finally find freedom to take more political…

Lachlan, James Murdoch Agree on Potential Exit Pay Terms With 21st Century Fox

The amended contract terms were revealed in an SEC filing as the studio's blockbuster transaction with Walt Disney nears completion.