News Corp


  • UPDATE 1-U.S. top court rules against TV startup Aereo Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 25- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that online TV service Aereo Inc, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet.

  • Ex-Murdoch editor Coulson: Hung jury on two charges Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 5:35 AM ET
    Downing Street's former director of communications and News Of The World editor Andy Coulson

    Prime minister's former adviser may face new trial in a case that has cast a shadow over the UK news industry and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

  • Aereo ruling won't mean Big Bang for CBS Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:23 PM ET
    Still from CBS' The Big Bang Theory

    The Supreme Court is set to rule on a case between Aereo and major broadcasters. Here's what's at stake for leading-network CBS.

  • Media giants hunger for slice of this media outlet Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET
    Shane Smith, Vice

    Popular media outlet Vice is seeking its own TV network through a corporate deal, and major media companies are biting. The NYT reports.

  • Will TV be free again? Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Chet Kanojia, founder and CEO of Aereo

    Back to the future: This cloud-based antenna and DVR technology allows consumers to watch live or recorded HD broadcast television for free.

  • Time Inc. to set a lonely course after a spinoff Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    The magazine publisher faces a shifting market with debts to pay as it begins trading Monday as an independent company.

  • As challenges persist, Time Inc. goes it alone Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:45 AM ET
    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition from 2013 featuring model Kate Upton on the cover.

    Time Inc., the magazine company that is home to People, Sports Illustrated, and Time, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

  • English newspaper hacking trial in final stretch Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    With the jury expected to be out from early this week, it is now a waiting game.

  • LOS ANGELES, May 29- Kevin Reilly, the top executive at Fox broadcast television, is leaving the network next month, the company said on Thursday, after Fox slumped to last place in ratings among the big U.S. broadcasters.

  • LOS ANGELES, May 29- Kevin Reilly, the chairman of entertainment at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's broadcasting division, will step down at the end of June, the company said on Thursday. Fox dropped to fourth among broadcast networks, averaging 7.3 million total viewers, according to Nielsen data.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, May 25- The "X-Men" mutant superheroes smashed into U.S. and Canadian theaters and collected $90.7 million in ticket sales through Sunday, keeping monster hit "Godzilla" at bay and heading toward a decisive win over a long holiday weekend. Memorial Day holiday on Monday, distributor 20th Century Fox said.

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- A best-selling book by a French economist on rising wealth inequality has come under fire after the Financial Times newspaper said on Friday that an investigation it carried out found a series of errors that skewed the author's findings.

  • X-Men to the rescue: Fox goes all in with new film Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    Actor Hugh Jackman attends the 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' world premiere at Jacob Javits Center on May 10, 2014 in New York City.

    The studio has thrown an estimated $250 million behind the flick, and a strong performance can buoy Fox after a string of disappointments.

  • Tribune: A comeback story hot off the press Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:47 PM ET
    Flags fly in front of Chicago Tribune signage displayed on the side of the Tribune Tower in Chicago, March 28, 2014.

    Tribune Co. has emerged from bankruptcy with an opportunity of a lifetime: Catching up with its television industry rivals.

  • But "it's quite likely it'll end up being a two-hour show on one night through most of its run," Fox Broadcasting Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly said on a conference call on Monday.

  • Midday movers: Aaron's, Eli Lilly, Gogo & More Monday, 12 May 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Fox cuts 'American Idol' hours, unveils Batman show Monday, 12 May 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    May 12- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's schedule for the upcoming television season will feature a high-profile show on Batman called "Gotham," while the company will reduce the air time for the struggling singing contest program "American Idol."

  • Murdoch's BSkyB confirms European pay TV talks Monday, 12 May 2014 | 3:09 AM ET

    U.K. broadcaster BSkyB (British Sky Broadcasting) has confirmed reports which emerged over the weekend that it is looking to acquire stakes in Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, May 11- Raunchy adult comedy "Neighbors", starring Seth Rogen as a family man who moves next to a frat house, kicked superhero movie "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" off the top spot on U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, May 11- Raunchy adult comedy "Neighbors," starring Seth Rogen as a family man who lives next to a frat house, kicked superhero sequel "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" from the top of U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend.