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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

UPDATE 4-Bloomberg News names Economist editor to replace Winkler

NEW YORK/LONDON, Dec 9 - 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.

The Kremlin allies behind the RD-180 rocket engine

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.

Russia, 18 Nov 2014

Strong book sales push News Corp profit above estimates

- 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.

05 Nov 2014

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