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  1. Murdochs to Host New York Event With Indian Prime Minister

    7:29 am PDT 09/21/2015
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    Narendra Modi also will participate in a town hall meeting at Facebook's headquarters and is believed to be meeting leaders of other Silicon Valley companies. READ MORE

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  2. Michael Wolff on Donald Trump's Shrewd Two-Timing of Fox News and CNN

    6:30 am PDT 09/16/2015
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    On the eve of the debate, the frontrunner is Rupert Murdoch's worst nightmare: A GOP ratings machine who "speaks to the center" and is just as much CNN's politician as Fox's. READ MORE

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  3. News Corp to Acquire Social Video Ad Platform Unruly for up to $176 Million

    6:01 am PDT 09/16/2015
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    The business will be reporting to Rebekah Brooks, CEO of News UK. READ MORE

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  4. Sky Forecast to Overtake John Malone's Liberty Global as Largest Pay TV Provider in Western Europe

    3:12 am PDT 09/09/2015
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    While the region is expected to see pay TV sub growth, "traditional pay TV operators now face greater rivalry than ever before," including from Netflix, a new forecast says. READ MORE

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  5. Rebekah Brooks to Return to News Corp as CEO of U.K. Unit

    6:33 am PDT 09/02/2015
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    She left the post amid the phone-hacking scandal, but was last year cleared of all charges. READ MORE

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  6. Rebekah Brooks to Return to News Corp in U.K. (Report)

    10:19 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    The former CEO of the U.K. arm of Rupert Murdoch's publishing company was cleared of all charges in the phone-hacking trial. READ MORE

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  7. Rupert Murdoch Wants Michael Bloomberg to Run for President

    9:01 pm PDT 08/23/2015
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    With Trump soaring, the media mogul suggested the former New York mayor as a worthy rival candidate but was quick to point out he wouldn't vote for him. READ MORE

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  8. Rupert Murdoch Defends Megyn Kelly in Donald Trump Feud

    7:30 am PDT 08/08/2015
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    Murdoch said that Trump "has to learn this is public life" and complimented Thursday night's GOP moderators on "fine journalism." READ MORE

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  9. Sky to Air Scientology Doc 'Going Clear' in U.K., Ireland in September

    2:39 am PDT 08/05/2015
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    "'Going Clear' is a brilliantly compelling film that unflinchingly probes the secretive world of Scientology through powerful testimony and a beautifully crafted narrative," says a Sky executive. READ MORE

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  10. Hamish McLennan Steps Down as CEO, Chairman of Australian Broadcaster Ten

    12:10 am PDT 07/27/2015
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    The departure of the onetime Murdoch advisor comes one month after News Corp’s Foxtel announced a deal to acquire a stake in Ten. READ MORE

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  11. Fox News' Roger Ailes Responds to Rupert Murdoch-Donald Trump Flap

    5:00 am PDT 07/23/2015
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    "My relationship with Rupert has never been better — I talked to him three times today, and none of the conversations involved Donald Trump or The New York Times," Ailes tells THR of the media coverage highlighting a feud between his boss and the Republican presidential contender. READ MORE

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  12. Rupert Murdoch Criticizes Donald Trump Over Mexican-Immigrant Comments

    4:18 pm PDT 07/12/2015
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    "Mexican immigrants, as with all immigrants, have much lower crime rates than native born. Eg El Paso safest city in U.S. Trump wrong," Murdoch posted on Twitter. READ MORE

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  13. Sun Valley: What to Expect From This Year's Mogul Gathering

    5:00 am PDT 07/07/2015
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    Topics are likely to include Univision’s plans for an IPO, ongoing concerns over cord-cutting and Apple’s foray into subscription music. READ MORE

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  14. Hacking Trial: Final ‘News of the World’ Journalist Sentenced

    8:40 am PDT 07/06/2015
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    Jules Stenson, who last year admitted to being part of a hacking conspiracy, gets a four-month suspended sentence. READ MORE

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  15. Rupert Murdoch's Chief of Staff to Step Down

    3:00 pm PDT 06/25/2015
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    Natalie Ravitz is seeking a leadership role at the media conglomerate or with another firm. READ MORE

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  16. Fox's James Murdoch: Family Sees "Eye-to-Eye" as He Becomes CEO

    6:29 am PDT 06/25/2015
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    In his first major public appearance since the company named him CEO as of July 1, he also describes his relationship with brother Lachlan as "very much a partnership." READ MORE

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  17. Murdoch Sons' First Challenges: Fix Fox and Win Over Wall Street

    5:00 am PDT 06/24/2015
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    Broadcast TV weakness will be center stage when James and Lachlan take over July 1 and analysts scrutinize any moves as the share price lags behind Hollywood rivals. READ MORE

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  18. Hollywood Moguls' Arm Candy Du Jour: Goodbye Asians, Hello Yoga Instructors

    7:00 am PDT 06/19/2015
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    Long after Wendy Wasserstein popularized the term "shiksa goddess" — blond, unattainable, non-Jewish — new versions have come along as Hollywood alpha males have gravitated toward shopgirls, women of Asian extraction and, now, yoga teachers. READ MORE

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  19. What James and Lachlan Murdoch Can Learn From the Warner Brothers' Sibling Betrayal

    8:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Harry Warner had the company stolen by brother Jack, claims his granddaughter: "My grandfather had a heart attack [almost immediately afterward], and he died a couple of years later. The whole family was completely torn apart." READ MORE

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  20. Fox Shake-Up: Is a Replacement Needed for Chase Carey?

    8:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Carey's new role and Peter Rice's focus on TV mean mean a missing executive layer — for now. READ MORE

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  21. Michael Wolff on Fox's Shakespearean Drama as James Murdoch Grabs the Throne

    8:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    For two decades, Rupert Murdoch grew a $70 billion business with two channels of power — his adult children and the lieutenants who openly heaped derision on them — that sometimes overlapped. Murdoch, in his way, even may have used his executives in a long cat-and-mouse game to help hold his progeny — at times divided even among themselves — at bay. READ MORE

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