Bowing out of the family media empire, James Murdoch challenges conservative line 2020/08/02 13:03:15 FRANCE 24
Once seen as a contender for succession at his father Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire, James Murdoch resigned from the board of News Corp on Friday, citing ‘editorial disagreements’. The decision to step down severs his last corporate ties with his family and their companies’ politically conservative outlook.
Rupert Murdoch’s son quits News Corp over 'editorial disagreements' - CityAM 2020/08/02 10:24:21 City AM
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s youngest son has quit the board of News Corporation citing “disagreements over editorial content”. James Murdoch,
Démission de James Murdoch, fils de Rupert, du conseil d’administration de News Corp 2020/08/01 23:03:38 Sudinfo
L’ancien directeur général du groupe 21st Century Fox James Murdoch, fils du magnat Rupert Murdoch, a démissionné du conseil d’administration de News Corp, selon un document publié vendredi par le gendarme américain des marchés, la SEC.
James Murdoch steps down after he and his wife grew disillusioned with company's coverage 2020/08/01 21:01:23 Daily Mail Online
James Murdoch, 47, who was once seen as the favourite to take over News Corporation, cited editorial disagreements in his bombshell resignation letter. But he is thought to have grown disillusioned.
James Murdoch's exit paves way for News Corp to move further right 2020/08/01 18:24:26 The Guardian
Analysis: Murdoch was considered a dissenting voice at the rightwing company. Now his brother Lachlan could see his influence grow James Murdoch’s resignation from the board of News Corp confirms divisive splits in the publishing arm of his family’s media empire and removes a powerful dissenting voice against the rightwing slant of the group, according to insiders. The move marks the full departure of Rupert Murdoch’s youngest son from News Corp and it is likely to boost the influence of his brother, Lachlan, who is seen as being far more sympathetic to rightwing causes. Continue reading…
"Big News!!" - LeBron James Raises $100 Million To Build Media Empire 2020/06/26 00:10:00 Zero Hedge
"Big News!!" - LeBron James Raises $100 Million To Build Media Empire Tyler Durden Thu, 06/25/2020 - 20:10 NBA star LeBron James and his business partner Maverick Carter have raised $100 million for their newly created entertainment firm, The SpringHill Company. Bloomberg reported James and Carter received a cash infusion from global investment and financial services firm Guggenheim Partners LLC, UC Investments, News Corp. heir Elisabeth Murdoch, and SC.Holdings, the investment fund managed by entrepreneur Jason Stein. The firm's board consists of Carter, Serena Williams, Murdoch, Marc Rowan, co-founder of private equity firm Apollo Global Management, Live Nation Entertainment CEO Michael Rapino, Minerd, Paul Wachter, who is James' wealth manager, and Tom Werner, chairman of the Boston Red Sox and English soccer club Liverpool. The SpringHill Company is a consolidation of James' marketing firm Robot Co. and several entertainment companies, including SpringHill Entertainment and Uninterrupted LLC.
Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp Has Apparently Been Integral In Spurring The DOJ's Antitrust Probe Into Google 2020/06/24 20:46:14 Zero Hedge
Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp Has Apparently Been Integral In Spurring The DOJ's Antitrust Probe Into Google Tyler Durden Wed, 06/24/2020 - 16:46 Rupert Murdoch appears to playing a big part in spurring a Justice Department antitrust suit against Google . He has been one of the most outspoken critics of the internet giant, often while defending his own company, NewsCorp. NewsCorp has petitioned regulators to look into Google, claiming the company is abusing its power in the $330 billion digital ad market. Most recently, Google made headlines for demonetizing us here at Zero Hedge and those at The Federalist for not censoring the comments sections our respective websites. Murdoch's efforts appear to be gaining steam, according to Bloomberg . The EU has fined Google for billions and Australia has forced the company to pay for news. In U.S., no material action has taken place - yet. That appears to be on the cusp of changing, as The Justice Department, led by Attorney General William Barr, is preparing to file an antitrust lawsuit against the company .
Jones' new TV gig part of News Corp's game of thrones 2020/06/21 14:00:00 The Australian Financial Review
Paul Whittaker's departure from Rupert Murdoch's influential national masthead The Australian left many scratching their heads. Alan Jones might be part of the puzzle.
Fox Sports 'reviewing' content as A-League waits on deal 2020/06/18 04:20:16 Channel NewsAsia
MELBOURNE: Australian broadcaster Fox Sports says it is "reviewing" its domestic soccer content, with Football Federation Australia hoping a rights deal can be struck before the return of the suspended A-League next month. News Corp-owned Fox Sports is midway through a AUS$57 million (£31.2 …
Regionals needed tough love: News Corp's Thomson 2020/06/17 02:49:07 The Australian Financial Review
The Australian Financial Review revealed News Corp would stop printing 112 community and regional newspapers, making 76 digital-only and closing down 36 titles.
News Corp to Participate in Credit Suisse 22nd Annual Virtual Communications Conference 2020/06/12 13:00:00 Business Wire
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Credit Suisse 22nd Annual Virtual Communications Conference on Tuesday, June 16. The session will begin at 3:45pm EDT. To listen to a live webcast, please visit the News Corp website at https://newscorp.com/investor-relations-2/presentations/. A replay of the webcast is expected to be available at the same location for a period of time following the conference. About News Corp News C
Hundreds more jobs to go at News Corp, ABC 2020/06/09 06:43:05 The Australian Financial Review
Hundreds of jobs in journalism are going after News Corp and the ABC both announced significant cuts as they reshape their businesses towards lower costs bases.
More jobs to go at News Corp in metro restructure 2020/06/09 05:14:28 The Sydney Morning Herald
News Corp is axing production roles across its newsrooms and has flagged job cuts at The Australian.
News Corp. (NWSA) Up 34.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue? 2020/06/06 15:31:34 Zacks Investment Research
News Corp. (NWSA) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.