| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:24 PM
News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch will accept an invitation to appear before a committee of the British Parliament to discuss taped comments he made about a police investigation into journalists' phone hacking and alleged illicit payments to British...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:50 PM
On the first day of trading as separate companies, Rupert Murdoch's television and movie empire, 21st Century Fox, gained nearly 2% while the publishing company ended the day down 5%.
Still, the publishing entity, which took the name News Corp., largely...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:57 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out if I get stock options.
The Skinny: Apologies for running a little late this morning. Wednesday's headlines include Tribune Co. splitting off its newspaper unit into a separate company, Rupert Murdoch agreeing to...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The conservative politician widely expected to emerge as Australia's prime minister after Saturday's parliamentary elections has mused publicly that it may not be "a bad thing" that men have more power than women.
Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott has...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:32 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for New Year's Eve.
The Skinny: Boy did 5773 just fly by or what? Yes, I had to look that one up. Summer may be ending but much of the industry seems to still be on vacation. It is a pretty light edition Wednesday....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:39 PM
At the end of an investor conference designed to shed light on the financial future of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, the 82-year-old media baron was asked how long he planned to stick around as chief executive officer.
Needham & Co. senior media...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Hulu divorce has been called off.
After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale.
Instead, they said, they...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:12 PM
News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Rupert Murdoch's media company...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Rupert Murdoch has closed on the Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel-Air five months after entering escrow. The News Corp. chairman paid $28.8 million for the 13-acre winery and mansion.
The property, which was listed earlier this year at $29.5 million,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, reported that earnings tumbled in the second quarter as revenue dropped sharply in its broadcast division and advertising continued to decline at its newspapers.
The media giant reported net income of...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...