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News Corp quarterly revenue falls on currency, lower ad sales

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- News Corp , owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported a decline in quarterly revenue and profit due to foreign currency changes and a drop in ad sales at its newspapers.

UPDATE 1-News Corp quarterly revenue falls on currency, lower ad sales

May 5 - News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported a decline in quarterly revenue and profit due to foreign currency changes and a drop in ad sales at its newspapers.

With a prince's backing, James Murdoch may soon ascend at Fox

- Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built.

Saudi Arabia, 21 Apr 2015

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-News Corp expands stake in Australia's APN media with $104 mln deal

SYDNEY/DUBLIN, March 19 - News Corp increased its stake in Australian media company APN News & Media Ltd, becoming the biggest foreign shareholder in the owner of some of the country's top rated radio shows with a $104 million share purchase.

'Birdman' leap makes Fox Searchlight shine at Oscars

LOS ANGELES - Fox Searchlight, the arthouse film division of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox , dominated the Academy Awards on Sunday with eight awards including the coveted best picture prize for its absurd comedy-drama "Birdman."

Books, digital real estate assets lift News Corp results

- News Corp , owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported quarterly revenue and a profit just above analysts' consensus forecast as its book publishing and real estate businesses offset dwindling print revenue.

05 Feb 2015

UPDATE 2-Books, digital real estate assets lift News Corp results

Feb 5 - News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported quarterly revenue and a profit just above analysts' consensus forecast as its book publishing and real estate businesses offset dwindling print revenue.

Saudi's Kingdom Holding sells 5.6 percent stake in News Corp

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding , the investment firm owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, sold most of its stake in media giant News Corp as part of a portfolio review, it said on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia, 04 Feb 2015

Foreign investors add Indian online property portals to shopping cart

NEW DELHI - Indian businessman Navin Bhartia's Internet habits make him a dream customer for billionaire foreign media moguls like Rupert Murdoch.

Tech, 12 Jan 2015

Bloomberg News names Economist editor to replace Winkler

NEW YORK/LONDON - Billionaire news and information mogul Michael Bloomberg replaced the founding editor at his eponymous news service with Economist Editor-in-chief John Micklethwait, moving aggressively to broaden the one-time financial newswire beyond its core Wall Street audience.

09 Dec 2014

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