Rupert Murdoch


James Murdoch faces questions at media ethics hearing

Apr 24, 2012
In London, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son James are facing tough questions at a government hearing into news media ethics. When they appeared together before parliament last year, the Murdochs did not get an easy ride. One lawmaker accused them of running their media empire like the mafia.
Posted In: London, James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch, media

James Murdoch resigns from News International

Feb 29, 2012
The heir apparent to Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as chairman to News International, a division of News Corporation. It's a good way to distance himself from News Corp.'s recent phone hacking scandal.
Posted In: News Corp., James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch

How James Murdoch's resignation affects British media

Feb 29, 2012
James Murdoch, son of Rupert, has stepped down as chairman of News International. The resignation distances him from the newspaper arm of the business, which is a major part of British media.
Posted In: News Corp., James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch

What the Murdoch news means for the U.S.

Feb 29, 2012
James Murdoch announced today that he was stepping down from News International, the British newspaper arm of News Corp. He'll instead focus on the international TV business, and that could affect the company here in the U.S.
Posted In: News Corp., James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch

James Murdoch resigns role at News International

Feb 29, 2012
James Murdoch has quit as Executive Chairman of News Corp’s British newspaper-publishing arm after allegations of malpractice by the publications.
Posted In: News Corp., James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch, Britain

Murdoch to launch new tabloid in U.K.

Feb 20, 2012
Just seven months after another paper shuttered its doors in scandal, Rupert Murdoch is launching a new tabloid in Britain.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Britain, tabloids

Murdoch's newspaper empire threatened from within

Feb 16, 2012
Rupert Murdoch is expected in London today where he'll face some angry employees. Nine journalists from his U.K. tabloid The Sun have been arrested in the last few weeks after Murdoch's own company -- News Corporation -- turned them in for alleged corruption.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, The Sun, newspapers, tabloids

Mid-day Extra: Rupert Murdoch pays up

Jan 19, 2012
Rupert Murdoch's News International is paying up again over the phone-hacking scandal.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Jude Law, News Corp.

PODCAST: Forecasts for 2012, Rupert Murdoch tweets

Jan 2, 2012
The change of leadership over the weekend at IBM puts a fresh spotlight on the ongoing struggle women face landing top corporate jobs. The University of North Alabama has decided to spend $3.4 million to jump up to the NCAA's Division I. Will the sports move help or hinder other students?
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, ExxonMobil

Robert De Niro headlines list of Davos no-shows

Jan 28, 2011
With so many presidents, prime ministers, and billionaires in one place all jostling for the spotlight, it may be more interesting to note who di...
Posted In: Davos, Economy, President Hosni Mubarak, Robert De Niro, Rupert Murdoch, World Economic Forum