News Corporation


  • Paying Up for YES Makes Sense for News Corp. Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 1:29 PM ET

    As expected, News Corp. is acquiring a 49 percent equity stake in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, known as the YES Network.

  • Clouds Lifting Over Murdoch, He’s Out to Buy Again Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 1:06 AM ET

    The media conglomerate, which had been on its heels for more than a year because of the phone hacking scandal in Britain, is looking to make acquisitions again. The NYT reports.

  • Meet the 17-Year-Old Who Is Reinventing News Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 12:23 PM ET
    Nick D' Aloisio

    Nick D'Aloisio, founder of Summly, a mobile phone app aimed at transforming how users consume news, chats with CNBC's "Squawk Box."

  • News Corp. is "well positioned for growth" despite "significant challenges due to economic headwinds," its COO said Tuesday, shortly after the media company reported better-than-expected quarterly results.

  • News Corp. Beats Street's Earnings Forecast Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    The media company reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations and revenue that was in line with forecasts on Tuesday.

  • The Future of News Corp     Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Mark McDonnell, Telecommunications, Media & Technology Analyst, BBY analyzes Rupert Murdoch's plan to split News Corp into two separate companies. He adds that the split still leaves many questions unanswered.

  • More Trouble for the Murdochs?     Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Rupert Murdoch's role as chairman of News Corp may be in jeopardy, along with the board positions of his sons James and Lachlan.

  • Faber Report: News Corp. Earnings     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber breaks down the profit-making divisions within the media giant; including its cable, film, television, satellite and publishing units.

  • Phone Hacking Charges for Brooks     Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports UK prosecutors are charging former News Corp boss Rebekah Brooks and eight other people with criminal charges associated with Britain's phone-hacking scandal.

  • CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the United Kingdom is set to charge former News Corp boss, Rebekah Brooks and eight others, with phone-hacking offenses.

  • Murdoch: Wall Street Journal May Get New Name     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 12:10 PM ET

    In this excerpt from a live interview with CNBC's David Faber, News Corp. Chairman & CEO Rupert Murdoch expresses confidence in Dow Jones, and says its flagship newspaper may be rebranded.

  • News Corp Splits Business, Murdoch Remains     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 8:04 AM ET

    A look at News Corp's decision to separate into two companies, and Rupert Murdoch remaining as chairman for both entities, with David Joyce, Miller Tabak media analyst, discussing his "buy" rating and $25 price target on the stock.

  • News Corp Splitting Company into Two     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 7:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports News Corp has announced it will separate into two businesses and Rupert Murdoch will serve as chairman of both companies.

  • Pre-Market Report: What You Need to Know     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including a report JPMorgan's trading losses could be as much as $9 billion and News Corp's board approving the company split into two separate divisions.

  • Corporate Spinoffs on the Rise?     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 3:37 PM ET

    According to sources, News Corp will announce its intent to pursue a split of its company on Thursday. What about other companies? Bob Profusek, Jones Day Global M&A Practice and Matt Harrigan, Wunderlich Securities, offer insight. "The rest of the world is not doing this, but in America, where valuation counts, we're doing it," says Profusek.

  • According to sources, News Corporation is expected to announce a split of its company on Thursday, which would then take up to a year, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • News Corp Shares Spike on Possible Split     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    How would investors be impacted if News Corporation split its company into two units? Don Yacktman, Yacktman Asset Management; Ryan Mendy, The Spinoff Report; and CNBC's David Faber, share their opinions.

  • Carney: Dear Rupert Murdoch...     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    News Corporation is now confirming it's considering splitting the company in two, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and John Carney.

  • RIM on the Edge     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    Shares of RIM are down more than 37 percent since Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital made a bullish call on the stock, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee analyst; and Alan Gould of Evercore Partners, discusses his take on a possible split in News Corporation.

  • Is Murdoch Losing His Grip on News Corp?     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 11:04 AM ET

    Sarah Ellison, Vanity Fair contributing editor, discusses the potential split of News Corp and whether it will be enough to appease shareholders on the heels of the company's hacking scandal.

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