Why would the Murdochs want to sell part of 21st Century Fox?

by Kai Ryssdal and Hayley Hershman Nov 8, 2017
There have been reports this week that the Murdoch family is talking with Disney about selling the entertainment division of 21st Century Fox. It would be a big deal for Disney, and it would also mean a big change for…
The potential deal would leave the Murdoch family still in possession of Fox News. 
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The British deal that could have played a part in Bill O'Reilly's firing

by Marketplace Contributor Apr 20, 2017
We also recap all of the incidents that could have contributed to Fox's decision.
Bill O'Reilly, host of Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor," at Fox Studios.
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Roger Ailes is out at Fox, taking $40 million with him

by Lewis Wallace Jul 22, 2016
The influential CEO left following sexual harassment allegations.
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Final Note

Rupert Murdoch will step in as Fox News CEO

by Kai Ryssdal Jul 21, 2016
Ailes is officially out.
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Why Murdoch wants Time Warner: leverage

by Dan Weissmann Jul 16, 2014
Time Warner turned down Rupert Murdoch's reported $80 billion offer. He'll be back.

UK businesses investigated for phone-hacking, 'blagging'

by Stephen Beard Aug 2, 2013
The phone-hacking scandal in Britain may extend far beyond the news media to hundreds of other companies.
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Eight charged in U.K. phone hacking scandal

by Marketplace Contributor Jul 24, 2012
Eight people have been charged in the phone hacking scandal that closed down Rupert Murdoch's paper, News of the World. Prosecutors allege the employees took part in the illegal interception of voicemail messages of more than 600 people.

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Former Murdoch employees charged for hacking

by Stephen Beard Jul 24, 2012
The long running scandal over phone hacking in England has erupted once again as eight former News of the World employees receive criminal charges.

Report: News Corp. considers company split

by Marketplace Contributor Jun 26, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports that News Corp will divide into an entertainment company and a media company

Is News Corp. about to become News Corps?

by Jeff Horwich Jun 26, 2012
The Wall Street Journal's John Jannarone explains how News Corp. would split its entertainment and publishing businesses in two.

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