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  • News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia

    News Corp. gives glimpse of strategy with soccer app for Asia
    News Corp. has unveiled a new mobile application, dubbed BallBall, designed to bring European soccer news and video clips to sports fans in Asia. The BallBall roll-out marks the company's first product launch since the June 28 division of Rupert...
  • Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?

    Washington Post buy: Can Jeff Bezos fix newspapers' business model?
    The definitive line about a newspaper's public mission came, as it happens, from Hollywood. In Orson Welles' classic "Citizen Kane," the title character, his newspaper empire in tatters, is asked by Walter Thatcher, the film's stand-in for J.P. Morgan,...
  • Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times

    Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times
    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...
  • Fox Sports 1 will launch with DirecTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable

    Fox Sports 1 will launch with DirecTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable
    Fox Sports 1 has struck agreements with three major distributors that will ensure that the new cable network will be available in the majority of pay-TV homes when the network launches this Saturday, people familiar with the matter said. The three...
  • A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says

    A la carte cable pricing is off the menu, exec says
    Despite calls for a la carte cable television packages, allowing consumers to pick and choose the channels they want, the media industry's system of selling large bundles of channels will not end soon. "A la carte is a fantasy," 21st Century Fox Chief...
  • Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret

    Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret
    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...
  • Fox's Chase Carey calls a la carte programming 'a fantasy'

    Fox's Chase Carey calls a la carte programming 'a fantasy'
    21st Century Fox Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey underscored the value of sports programming and downplayed calls to end the bundling of television channels. During Fox's Investor Day presentations Thursday, Carey splashed cold water on calls for...
  • Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit

    Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit
    Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue. Murdoch's former News Corp. empire divided on June 28 into two separately traded...
  • Tom Rothman teams with Sony Pictures to create TriStar Productions

    Tom Rothman teams with Sony Pictures to create TriStar Productions
    Former 20th Century Fox executive Tom Rothman and Sony Pictures Entertainment are launching a new joint venture to bring back TriStar, the company said Thursday.  The new venture, called TriStar Productions, will develop, finance and produce films and...
  • Emmys 2013: Netflix raises the stakes with 'House of Cards'

    Emmys 2013: Netflix raises the stakes with 'House of Cards'
    The era of Internet television is officially here. Netflix's "House of Cards" garnered nine Emmy nominations Thursday, becoming the first show delivered exclusively online to be nominated in the major categories including drama series, lead actor and...
  • Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site

    Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site
    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...