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Murdoch quits as News International director (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun, in ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch resigns as News International director


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Rupert Murdoch has resigned as a director of companies that own the British newspaper -- The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, Xinhua reported citing local ... Read more...

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News Corp to be split into two companies


June 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will be split into two companies for its newspaper business and entertainment operations, it was reported here.News Corp's board voted unanimously to ... Read more...

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Murdoch not fit to lead News Corp: British MPs


May 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was not fit to "exercise the stewardship" of a major international company like News Corp, British MPs have said.Parliament's culture committee questioned ... Read more...

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Phone hacking cases against News Corp to be filed in US courts


April 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Law suits will be filed in US courts over alleged phone hacking by media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. One case is reportedly linked to ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch urged to quit


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) An influential shareholder has urged Rupert Murdoch to quit as chairman of the US-based News Corp so the company can appoint an independent leader.The Christian Brothers ... Read more...

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FBI may quiz Murdoch firm over bribe claim


March 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) The US investigating agency FBI is likely to quiz Rupert Murdoch's firm as it investigates whether a Russian billboard company once owned by his News Corp ... Read more...

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Five employees of The Sun held in Britain


February 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Five employees of British newspaper The Sun, a police officer, an employee of the defence ministry and a member of the armed forces were arrested Saturday ... Read more...

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WSJ Europe faces new probe


October 15th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Dow Jones & Co. has faced fresh probe over an alleged deal to boost the circulation numbers of The Wall Street Journal Europe, a media report ... Read more...

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World media leaders meet in China


September 27th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) World's leading media organisations met here Tuesday to discuss the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR), rise of "new media" and cooperation between global media groups.The ... Read more...

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‘The Simpsons’ all set to get their own channel


September 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long-running children’s show The Simpsons may soon end up on its own channel, FOX has hinted. The show is approaching its 500th episode and FOX ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s wife becomes internet sensation


July 20th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Wendi Deng, the wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, became an instant hit on the internet after she quickly came to his aid when he was ... Read more...

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News International acted decisively in phone hacking case: Brooks


July 20th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The News International group acted "quickly and decisively" in dealing with "abhorrent" phone hacking at the News of the World, the company's former chief ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks released on bail


July 18th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, the former head of British newspaper publisher News International, was released on bail early Monday following her arrest over phone-hacking allegations, Xinhua reported.The 43-year-old ... Read more...

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Murdoch may shut down all British newspapers: Report


July 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch is reportedly considering the option of dispensing with the News International, the group that owns his British newspapers - The Sun, The Times and ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB


July 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News Corp announced Wednesday it was dropping its planned bid to take full ownership of BSkyB, the largest pay-television broadcaster in Britain with ... Read more...

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Last issue of ‘News of the World’ hits stands


July 11th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 168 years, one of the biggest newspapers in UK, News of the World has been closed down. The newspaper which is owned by News Corp published ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake to promote MySpace


June 30th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Pop star Justin Timberlake will be the new face of MySpace which has been bought by online advertising network Specific Media from Rupert Murdoch's ... Read more...

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News Corp sells MySpace for $35 mn


June 30th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS/EFE) Media conglomerate News Corporation has sold MySpace to online advertising network Specific Media in a deal valued at $35 million, the Los Angeles Times ... Read more...

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Ecclestone rules out any chance of successful Murdoch F1 bid


April 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30(ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, would effectively be blocked from buying his racing series due to an agreement ... Read more...

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Ecclestone denies News Corp’s F1 takeover bid


April 20th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): Bernie Ecclestone has insisted that Formula One is not for sale in the wake of reports that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, might be preparing a ... Read more...

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India’s creative force remains sleeping tiger: James Murdoch


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) News Corp chief executive and media baron James Murdoch says Indians, with all their brains, are making major global contributions in a variety of areas but ... Read more...

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Must address problems of $2 bn Indian film industry: Experts


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Problems plaguing the $2 billion Indian film industry, apart from issues such as promotion of cinema and the advent of digitisation, were in sharp focus ... Read more...

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Facebook six founders, investers in Forbes billionaire list


March 10th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Six of the founders and investors behind the popular social networking site Facebook have made it to the Forbes annual list of the world's top billionaires.It may not ... Read more...

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News Corp launches iPad only newspaper


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3(ANI): Australian-American media magnate Rupert Murdoch has launched News Corp's latest online venture, a digital newspaper for the Apple iPad called 'The Daily'.Murdoch hopes that it would be ... Read more...

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News Corp unveils first iPad daily news


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation on Wednesday unveiled the first national daily news publication for iPad.The Daily is the first news publication created exclusively ... Read more...

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Launch of iPad-Only paper delayed


January 29th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After weeks of speculations, New Corp has officially announced that the iPad -only ‘newspaper’, The Daily, will be launched on the 2nd day of February.Subsequently News ... Read more...

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Julian Assange alleges that he has secret files on Murdoch


January 13th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks Founder, Julian Assange has told the New Statesman that he is in possession of secret files on Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp organization.Assange claims that ... Read more...

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Assange claims he has got secret files on Murdoch


January 13th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, is claiming to have secret documents damaging to media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp empire.Assange told the New Statesman ... Read more...

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News Corp to launch iPad newspaper


January 13th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Events surrounding the launch and subsequently the deployment of the tablet newspaper, The Daily, continues to be shrouded in certain clouds.Recent reports indicated that the ... Read more...

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News Corp To Launch iPad Only Newspaper


January 13th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first tablet specific newspaper of the world is going to be launched by News Corp and it is meant for the iPad users. The online ... Read more...

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Assange says WikiLeaks has “insurance files” ready to nail Murdoch


January 13th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13(ANI): Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, has said that the whistle-blower website possesses classified documents which can expose Australian-born American media magnate Rupert Murdoch and his company ... Read more...

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MySpace cut staff in half


January 12th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) News Corp has confirmed that it will indeed be cutting half of the workforce at MySpace.The announcement was made on Tuesday in a statement. The company ... Read more...

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MySpace to close Oz ops in order to cut 500 jobs


January 12th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): Social networking website MySpace has decided to close its Australian office as part of its move to cut 500 jobs - or nearly half its staff - potentially ... Read more...

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News Corp to launch digital newspaper on the iPad


January 12th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much-hyped tablet newspaper will now be launched on the 19th day of January by the CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs and the Chairman of News ... Read more...

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