Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Media Rupert Murdoch


  • LONDON, June 4- Britain's Trinity Mirror newspaper group will appeal against a court ruling ordering it to pay a total of 1.2 million pounds in damages to eight phone-hacking victims, arguing the amount is "disproportionate," it said on Thursday. "MGN Limited has already accepted that it should pay appropriate compensation to individuals who were the target of...

  • Penthouse flipping reaches new heights Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 1:10 PM ET
    Penthouse 1 in Walker Tower is back on the market for $70 million.

    The strong rebound in house flipping has reached a new extreme: penthouse flipping.

  • The final season will feature long-time host Ryan Seacrest and current judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr, Fox said. Fox, owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, said in February last year that it expected to wind down American Idol after lower ratings led to a fall in advertising revenue in the company's TV unit.

  • Verizon Communications Inc is the latest distributor to challenge the traditional pay-TV universe when it launched in April a new slimmed-down package of channels with the option to add on genres such as sports, kids or news. Fox, along with Comcast Corp's NBC Universal, said Verizon's service violates their contracts that allow Verizon to carry their...

  • May 6- Rupert Murdoch- controlled Twenty-First Century Fox Inc reported a 1.2 percent rise in quarterly adjusted revenue, helped by growth in its cable network business and the box office success of "Taken 3" and "Kingsman: The Secret Service." Net income attributable to shareholders fell to $975 million, or 46 cents per share, in the third quarter ended March 31, from...

  • May 5- News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported a decline in quarterly revenue and profit due to foreign currency changes and a drop in ad sales at its newspapers. At the Wall Street Journal advertising revenue fell 11 percent. Robert Thomson, CEO of News Corp, said in a statement that real estate will "underpin long-term expansion."

  • LUXEMBOURG, May 5- In a clash of corporate titans over naming rights in a fast-changing industry, Microsoft and its Skype phone service came out on the losing side of an EU court battle on Tuesday with Rupert Murdoch's television business Sky. Judges at the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg upheld a complaint that the British broadcaster lodged a...

  • News Corp revenue falls marginally Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    May 5- News Corp, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a marginal fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by the stronger dollar and dwindling advertising sales at its newspapers. Net income attributable to shareholders fell to $23 million, or 4 cents per share, for the third quarter ended March 31, from $48 million, or 8 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • News Corp. reports earnings miss, stock stable Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:13 PM ET
    News Corporation building in New York

    News Corp. pointed to negative currency moves as a reason for its missed earnings report on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, April 26- Scotland is likely to win self rule in the next few years while the economic divide between the international powerhouse of London and the rest of the United Kingdom will deepen, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said on Sunday. Scots rejected independence in that referendum, but the Scottish National Party is now forecast to win the majority of...

  • *UK faces election on May 7. LONDON, April 26- Britain's Labour Party on Sunday ruled out a post-election deal with Scottish nationalists after Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives said such a tie-up could spark the biggest constitutional crisis since the 1936 abdication of the king. With Labour and the Conservatives level in most polls and neither on...

  • April 21- Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built. It is also unclear what title James would take or whether there is any possibility that Rupert Murdoch, 84, would relinquish the Fox...

  • Rupert Murdoch's penthouse on sale for $72 million Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 5:15 PM ET
    An artist's rendering of Manhattan's One Madison.

    For a hefty $72 million, Rupert Murdoch's penthouse in One Madison, Manhattan is on the market, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- News Corp and 21st Century Fox, controlled by Rupert Murdoch, are in talks to build a joint headquarters in a new 88- story skyscraper at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, The New York Times said on Friday. "21st Century Fox and News Corp are each exploring options for their New York headquarters and the process is ongoing," a spokesman for...

  • Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 6:12 AM ET
    A woman buys a copy of the New York Daily News, featuring Speaker of the House John Boehner on the cover, following a government shutdown, Oct. 1, 2013, in New York.

    Cablevision Systems is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1.

  • Is Twitter big enough to be in venture capital? Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:39 PM ET

    Twitter is trying to crack into venture capital despite having a fraction of the cash position of corporate tech VCs Google, Intel and Qualcomm.

  • Buffett's Berkshire builds Deere stake, dumps Exxon Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:19 AM ET
    A John Deere 8600 tractor is displayed on opening day of the World Ag Expo on February 10, 2015 in Tulare, Calif.

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a 5 percent stake in Deere & Co. and said it shed a $3.74 billion investment in Exxon Mobil.

  • Getting millennials to pay for TV: Time Warner CEO Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:08 PM ET
    Jeffrey Bewkes, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Inc.

    Providing choice is key to getting young people to actually pay for programming, Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes tells CNBC.

  • Calculating the long odds for Chris Christie Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:43 PM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    With Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney all but in the presidential race, is there room left for Chris Christie?, Politico's Ben White asks.

  • Virtual reality will be 'really big' by 2016: Sky Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    British Sky Broadcasting is betting Google's Cardboard project brings virtual reality into the mainstream and is looking to invest in its future.