| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:03 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:12 PM
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,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:15 AM
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The dramatic increase in the value of 21st Century Fox stock has paid big dividends for Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Chase Carey.
Last week, the senior officers of 21st Century Fox were paid...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:35 PM
LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped.
The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Judging from last weekend’s showing at the box office, the Lone Ranger may be heading for the last roundup while the zany, slapstick minions in “Despicable Me 2” are showing as much movie star magnetism as, say, Johnny Depp.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Alec Baldwin is not the baddest of Hollywood’s bad boys. Not unlike Jack Donaghy, the character he played on “30 Rock,” Baldwin comes across as a self-involved cad, yet likable in a goofball sort of way.
The latest in the actor’s...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Scotland Yard detectives are interested in a surreptitious recording of Rupert Murdoch, according to the Guardian newspaper of London.
In the recording, News Corp.'s chairman seemed to suggest that bribing public officials was part of "the culture of...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has realigned a big chunk of its television empire, bringing its syndication and distribution business under the control of two respected Fox executives, Dana Walden and Gary Newman.
Walden and Newman have jointly run...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Netflix has struck a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for streaming rights to reruns of "New Girl," the Fox network's sitcom starring Zooey Deschanel.
While neither Netflix nor Twentieth would disclose terms of the agreement, a...