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ValueAct takes $1 billion stake in 21st Century Fox

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- Hedge fund ValueAct Capital LLC said it had taken a $1 billion stake in Rupert Murdoch-controlled film and TV company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc FOXA.O.

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.

07 Aug 2014

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)

Fox reports higher profit, insists no deals in the works

- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street's expectations as executives stressed that they would not make a new bid for Time Warner Inc.

06 Aug 2014

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

Deals 05 Aug 2014

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

Deals, 05 Aug 2014

UPDATE 4-Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

(Adds Fox shareholder comment, details about Time Warner) By Jennifer Saba and Soyoung Kim Aug 5 - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates. The surprise announcement appeared to cut short what many investors had viewed as an inevitable battle of attrition over a deal that would have joined two of Hollywood's biggest studios an

Murdoch's Fox expected to push for Time Warner deal on Wednesday

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is expected to make an aggressive case for merging with Time Warner Inc during its quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, though people familiar with the company's plans have said it would not use that forum to raise its bid.

Deals, 04 Aug 2014

Murdoch's Fox expected to push for Time Warner deal on Wednesday

Aug 4 - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is expected to make an aggressive case for merging with Time Warner Inc during its quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, though people familiar with the company's plans have said it would not use that forum to raise its bid.

Two former senior Murdoch editors charged over UK phone-hacking

LONDON - Two more senior journalists from Rupert Murdoch's defunct British tabloid the News of the World have been charged with phone-hacking, prosecutors said on Wednesday, weeks after the paper's former editor was jailed for the crime.

World 30 Jul 2014

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