Media Rupert Murdoch

  • Fox News, known for a lineup of politically conservative commentators, is the most-watched channel in basic cable television this year, with an average of 2.2 million prime-time viewers, according to Nielsen data through June. Revenue from its cable division, home to the Fox News channel among others, rose 9.9 percent in the fourth quarter, accounting for more...

  • LONDON, July 28- European pay-TV group Sky reported a 12 percent rise in full-year adjusted operating profit on Thursday, just ahead of forecasts, in what it said was another excellent year for the group. Sky, in which Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox owns 39 percent, has been adapting its business in recent quarters, seeking to earn more money from...

  • Swisher: Yahoo/Verizon bid is a safe choice

    Kara Swisher, Recode executive editor, weighs in on the news that Roger Ailes has resigned from Fox, Peter Thiel's comments at the Republican National Convention and Verizon's bid for Yahoo.

  • NYT's Stewart: Ailes had a burning intensity

    New York Times columnist Jim Stewart discusses Roger Ailes' resignation from Fox as well as the Lehman legacy on the RNC.

  • Murdoch returns to head Fox

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a look at what's next for Fox after CEO Roger Ailes resigned in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit.

  • Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch in October, 2010.

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, discusses Fox's succession plans now that Roger Ailes has left and Rupert Murdoch will take the helm at Fox News.

  • Rupert Murdoch, 85, the executive chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the parent of Fox News, will assume the role of CEO Fox News and Fox Business Network on an interim basis, the company said on Thursday. However, he added: "I will not allow my presence to become a distraction from the work that must be done every day to ensure that Fox News and Fox Business...

  • Rupert Murdoch, 85, the executive chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the parent of Fox News, will assume the role of CEO Fox News and Fox Business Network on an interim basis, the company said on Thursday. However, he added: "I will not allow my presence to become a distraction from the work that must be done every day to ensure that Fox News and Fox Business...

  • Rupert Murdoch, 85, the executive chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the parent of Fox News, will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox News and Fox Business Network, the company said on Thursday. However, he added: "I will not allow my presence to become a distraction from the work that must be done every day to ensure that Fox News and Fox Business...

  • July 21- When Roger Ailes arrived at Fox News Channel two decades ago, his mandate from media titan Rupert Murdoch was to create a network to compete against established market leader CNN and its new rival MSNBC. Ailes, who resigned from Fox News on Thursday amid sexual harassment allegations, built the network into the top-rated cable news channel in the United...

  • July 21- The following is the full text of the resignation letter sent by Fox News Chief Executive Roger Ailes to Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the parent of Fox News. With your support, I am proud that we have built Fox News and Fox Business Channels into powerful and lucrative news organizations that inform our audience...

  • July 21- When Roger Ailes arrived at Fox News Channel two decades ago, his mandate from media titan Rupert Murdoch was to create a network to compete against established market leader CNN and its new rival MSNBC. Ailes, who resigned from Fox News on Thursday amid sexual harassment allegations, built the network into the top-rated cable news channel in the United...

  • A file photo of Roger Ailes from July, 2006.

    Rupert Murdoch will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, the company said.

  • Rupert Murdoch, 85, the executive chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the parent of Fox News, will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox News and Fox Business Network. Republican presidents, including George H.W. Bush, and turned Fox News into the most-watched U.S. cable news channel. Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson sued Ailes earlier this...

  • July 21- Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse, has resigned as chairman and chief executive of the popular cable channel following allegations of sexual harassment, according to the company. The media executive and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the parent of Fox News, had been in negotiations over his departure, a person briefed...

  • Ailes out, Rupert Murdoch to take on role

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Roger Ailes' resignation from Twenty First Century Fox.

  • TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC- RUPERT MURDOCH TO ASSUME ROLE OF CHAIRMAN AND ACTING CEO OF FOX NEWS CHANNEL AND FOX BUSINESS NETWORK.

  • July 21- When Roger Ailes arrived at Fox News Channel two decades ago, his mandate from media titan Rupert Murdoch was to create a network to compete against established market leader CNN and its new rival MSNBC. Ailes, who is expected to soon exit Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations, built the network into the top-rated cable news channel in the United...

  • Ann Coulter on Roger Ailes and Fox News

    Ann Coulter, author and columnist, weighs in on Roger Ailes and the future of Fox News.

  • Seventy-six-year-old Ailes, who in 20 years built Fox News into a highly profitable ratings juggernaut, is in negotiations over his departure with parent company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, a person briefed on the discussions told Reuters on Tuesday. Fox News hired a law firm to conduct an internal investigation, which it says is not yet complete.