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Book publishing helps News Corp beat revenue estimates

- News Corp , publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as growth in its book publishing business helped to make up for a decline in revenue in its bigger news and information division.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Book publishing helps News Corp beat revenue estimates

(Corrects Divergent series author's name in fifth graph to Veronica Roth from Victoria Roth)

News Corp revenue falls as advertising sales stay weak

Aug 7 - News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a 3 percent decline in quarterly revenue as advertising sales remained weak and subscription income fell.

Publisher to remove book passage that sparked Jesse Ventura lawsuit

- The publisher of a book at the center of a successful defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura against the estate of a former Navy SEAL said on Wednesday it would delete the passage about a bar fight that sparked the suit.

Carey pressured from both sides of Fox Time Warner deal to stay in job

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Chase Carey, Twenty-First Century Fox's president and chief operating officer, may be feeling pressure to stay in his job for several more years both from his boss, Rupert Murdoch, and from the company Murdoch is trying to buy, Time Warner Inc .

Murdoch's Fox vows to be 'disciplined' on deals, extend buybacks

NEW YORK/LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Friday it would only consider deals that are "disciplined" and increase shareholder value, a move analysts said signalled the media company does not want to overpay for takeover target Time Warner .

A Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in China

- Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.

A Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in China

- Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.

Murdoch is pouncing on Time Warner while rivals are distracted

NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch looks to have been canny in his $80 billion takeover approach to Time Warner Inc, cornering the media giant at a time when potential "white knight" bidders are busy absorbing their own large deals.

UPDATE 2-UK PM Cameron's former aide Coulson to be re-tried over royal payments

* Prosecution says they "utterly corrupted" newspaper (Adds quotes, details from hearing)

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