MOSCOW/WASHINGTON - He has money, media power and the ear of President Vladimir Putin. Such is his influence that some observers have described Yuri Kovalchuk as the Rupert Murdoch of Russia.
- News Corp , publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate businesses.
- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox and Apollo Global Management LLC agreed to combine three of their TV production companies behind hit shows such as "Big Brother", "American Idol" and "Masterchef" under one group.
* Trial was one of the most expensive UK criminal cases ever
- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc , the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles.
Sept 30 - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc, the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles.
Sept 17 - News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson has urged European regulators to reconsider their settlement with Google Inc over its search practices, calling the Internet company an "egregious" aggregator and a "platform of piracy."
EDINBURGH - Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch visited Scotland on Saturday, praising the country of 5 million people for being alive with debate ahead of a independence vote that could break apart the United Kingdom.
LONDON, Sept 9 - Rupert Murdoch's right-hand-man at 21st Century Fox, Chase Carey, said the company had no current plans to resurrect its bid to buy the rest of Britain's BSkyB.
- 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.
LONDON - "It was the kind of place you get out of and you never want to go back again." That's how one former reporter describes the News of the World newsroom under editor Rebekah Brooks, the ferociously ambitious executive who ran the Sunday tabloid from 2000 to 2003. Full Article