Rupert Murdoch

TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News
Piers Morgan in 2019
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TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News

Piers Morgan has been hired as the star of the new channel
23 Sep 2021
US election: how Trump lost the backing of Rupert Murdoch
Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch embrace at a  dinner to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea.
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US election: how Trump lost the backing of Rupert Murdoch

One of the president’s most powerful patrons appears to have switched sides
10 Nov 2020
The Sun reveals £68m loss as Murdoch’s tabloid struggles
BROXBOURNE, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 25:(EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE IS FREE FOR USE UNTIL MARCH 3 2012)In this handout photograph provided by News International, Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and C
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The Sun reveals £68m loss as Murdoch’s tabloid struggles

Most losses come as paper continues to reach settlements for the phone-hacking scandal, a problem compounded by falling print sales
24 Feb 2020
What is Rupert Murdoch’s Times Radio?
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What is Rupert Murdoch’s Times Radio?

BBC veteran John Pienaar joins the new station as poaching rumours grow
18 Feb 2020
James Murdoch condemns father’s outlets for climate denial
James Murdoch
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James Murdoch condemns father’s outlets for climate denial

Rupert Murdoch’s son criticises Fox News and News Corp as Australia burns
15 Jan 2020
News Corp calls for Google to be broken up
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News Corp calls for Google to be broken up

Submission to Australia’s competition watchdog is latest salvo in battle between the media giants
13 Mar 2019
Comcast outbids Fox to win control of Sky
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Comcast outbids Fox to win control of Sky

Rupert Murdoch’s decade-long dream to control broadcaster finally scuppered
24 Sep 2018

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Sky bid to be settled by auction today
rotesters dressed as Rupert Murdoch oppose the Sky takeover outside Parliament
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Sky bid to be settled by auction today

Rupert Murdoch’s Fox and US media giant Comcast’s battle for control of the broadcaster to finally end this weekend
21 Sep 2018
Rupert Murdoch cleared for Sky takeover
Rupert Murdoch at the US Open last year
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Rupert Murdoch cleared for Sky takeover

Government green light paves the way for bidding war
13 Jul 2018
Comcast kick-starts Sky bidding war
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Comcast kick-starts Sky bidding war

US media giant outbids Rupert Murdoch for the British broadcaster
26 Apr 2018
European Commission raids Murdoch's Fox offices in London
Rupert Murdoch
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European Commission raids Murdoch's Fox offices in London

Seizure of files from London HQ raises new questions about media mogul’s potential takeover deals
11 Apr 2018
Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to appease regulator
Rupert Murdoch
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Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to appease regulator

Media mogul has offered to sell or ring-fence Sky News channel in bid to push through takeover
3 Apr 2018
Comcast bids £22.1bn to buy Sky
Sky TV's headquarters, in Isleworth, west London
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Comcast bids £22.1bn to buy Sky

US cable giant challenges 21st Century Fox’s offer for European broadcaster
27 Feb 2018
Fox-Sky deal not in the public interest, says UK regulator
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Fox-Sky deal not in the public interest, says UK regulator

CMA warns that takeover would give Murdoch family too much control of British media
23 Jan 2018
Rupert Murdoch’s Sky takeover hangs in the balance
A puppet head of Rupert Murdoch sits next to an anti-takeover placard outside Parliament
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Rupert Murdoch’s Sky takeover hangs in the balance

Media mogul’s £11.7bn deal in jeopardy as bid is referred to competition regulator
13 Sep 2017
James Murdoch criticises Trump's Charlottesville response
James Murdoch, FOX
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James Murdoch criticises Trump's Charlottesville response

CEO of 21st Century Fox and son of Rupert calls far-right violence 'appalling'
18 Aug 2017
Murdoch's Sky deal faces hurdles but share price rises
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch
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Murdoch's Sky deal faces hurdles but share price rises

Today's announcement by the Culture Secretary could prolong a final decision until next summer
29 Jun 2017
Murdoch's News Corp strikes £220m talkSport takeover
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall
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Murdoch's News Corp strikes £220m talkSport takeover

Deal brings media mogul back into direct competition with the BBC, says Daily Telegraph
1 Jul 2016
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall get married in London
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall
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Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall get married in London

Couple tie the knot at Spencer House and will hold a church ceremony on Fleet Street tomorrow
4 Mar 2016
Snap poll gives it to Miliband whatever Murdoch might say
Columnist Don Brind
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Snap poll gives it to Miliband whatever Murdoch might say

Post-debate survey asks who should be elected prime minister - and Miliband comes out on top
17 Apr 2015
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp avoids US corruption charges
Rupert Murdoch
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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp avoids US corruption charges

Department of Justice ends three-year investigation following UK phone hacking and bribery scandal
3 Feb 2015
Is this the end of topless models on Page 3?
Katie Price
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Is this the end of topless models on Page 3?

Campaigners celebrate as Murdoch says it's 'old fashioned'– but editors say readers still want it
12 Sep 2014
MURDOCH II: Return of 'the Great Meddler'
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MURDOCH II: Return of 'the Great Meddler'

Is Murdoch, attracted by power rather than party politics, set to play king-maker in Scotland?
9 Sep 2014
TIME UP: Fox withdraws Time Warner bid
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch
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TIME UP: Fox withdraws Time Warner bid

Fox has withdrawn its $80bn bid for Time Warner, but experts say the story may not end there
6 Aug 2014
Jury discharged as police seek 'to question Rupert Murdoch'
Rupert Murdoch
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Jury discharged as police seek 'to question Rupert Murdoch'

Jury fails to reach verdict on remaining charges against Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman
25 Jun 2014
BONDI BRAWL: Moguls 'fight over Miranda Kerr'
Gaming tycoon James Packer
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BONDI BRAWL: Moguls 'fight over Miranda Kerr'

Two of Australia’s top businessmen caught scrapping in the street over lingerie model
6 May 2014
Dynastic dysfunction: are family firms too hot to handle?
SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 10:Media mogul Rupert Murdoch (C) executive chairman of News Corporation and chairman and CEO of 21st Century Fox; James Murdoch, (R) son ofRupert Murdoch and the deputy
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Dynastic dysfunction: are family firms too hot to handle?

Investors often shy away from family companies, but some see promise in their grounded management style
28 Mar 2014
Vice News: a distinctive voice but will it be heard?
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Vice News: a distinctive voice but will it be heard?

The founder of Vice, Shane Smith, wants to build 'the next CNN'. Ambitious - but he might just do it
14 Mar 2014
Wendi Deng's 'crush' on Tony Blair: 'He has such good body'
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Wendi Deng's 'crush' on Tony Blair: 'He has such good body'

Vanity Fair publishes passionate note said to have been written by Murdoch's then wife
5 Feb 2014
Rupert Murdoch: hall of fame or den of infamy?
Charles Laurence
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Rupert Murdoch: hall of fame or den of infamy?

Jude Law's claim that his phone was hacked on US soil haunts Murdoch as he prepares for TV honour
28 Jan 2014
Truth about Charles Saatchi and the woman at his table
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Truth about Charles Saatchi and the woman at his table

Saatchi returns to Scott's fish restaurant and the People orders the red herring, writes Nigel Horne
15 Jul 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 3 Jul 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 3 Jul 2013

3 Jul 2013
Kremlin denies Putin stole US tycoon Robert Kraft's ring
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Kremlin denies Putin stole US tycoon Robert Kraft's ring

It was clearly a gift says Putin's spokesman; if Kraft believes otherwise he should see a psychoanalyst
17 Jun 2013
THE MOLE:
British opposition Conservative party Leader David Cameron returns to his home, after leaving to buy newspapers, in west London on May 09, 2010.Cameron stands on the brink of finally becoming
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THE MOLE:

PM runs out of patience over 'unbridgeable gap' on press regs. Has he made an historic mistake?
14 Mar 2013
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