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Media Rupert Murdoch

  • Jan 3- Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly, a star of the U.S. cable network's highly rated prime-time lineup, has decided to leave to join NBC News in a broad role that includes hosting a one-hour daytime news show, NBC announced on Tuesday. The departure is a potential blow to Fox News, the top-rated cable news network, owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox.

  • Jan 3- Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly, a star of the U.S. cable network's highly rated prime-time lineup, has decided to leave to join NBC News in a broad role that includes hosting a one-hour daytime news show, NBC announced on Tuesday. Kelly's departure is a potential blow to Fox News, the top-rated cable news network owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox.

  • Jan 3- Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly, a star of the U.S. cable network's primetime lineup, has decided to leave to join NBC News in a broad role that includes hosting a one-hour daytime news show, NBC announced on Tuesday. Kelly will also anchor a Sunday night news show and take part in the network's special political programming and other big-event coverage, an...

  • Jan 3- Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly has decided to leave the network to join NBC News, a source close to NBC said on Tuesday. Fox is a unit of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. Comcast Corp owns NBC News.

  • PARIS/ MILAN, Dec 21- Vivendi's Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine will meet Italian financial markets regulator Consob in Rome on Friday following complaints over the French media group's stakebuilding in TV broadcaster Mediaset, said two sources close to the matter. Since revealing it held a 3 percent stake in Mediaset last week Vivendi has rapidly...

  • Dec 20- Canadian label and packaging maker CCL Industries Inc said it would buy Innovia Group, which supplies the new UK plastic five pound note that has fallen foul of vegetarians, for around C $1.13 billion. Britain is one of the largest economies to adopt plastic banknotes and they are already in circulation in Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Australia.

  • LONDON, Dec 19- Rupert Murdoch said on Monday he had never asked a British prime minister for anything, seeking to play down his influence ahead of what is likely to be a politically charged approval process for his $14.6 billion bid for pay-TV group Sky. In a short letter to the Guardian newspaper on Monday, Murdoch rejected the suggestion that he had once said: "When...

  • LONDON, Dec 19- Rupert Murdoch said on Monday he had never asked a British prime minister for anything, seeking to play down his influence ahead of what is likely to be a politically charged approval process for his purchase of the pay-TV group Sky. "On a number of occasions now your paper has quoted me as saying:' When I go into Downing Street, they do what I say; when I go to...

  • Vivendi, led by French billionaire and corporate raider Vincent Bollore, became Mediaset's No. 2 shareholder behind Fininvest- the holding company of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi- when it reached an initial goal of building a 20 percent stake this week. The Italian government cautioned Vivendi against mounting a hostile takeover bid for Mediaset,...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Rupert Murdoch's bid for Britain's Sky is expected to drive traditional European media players to do their own deals to attain the scale they need to compete with online platforms like Netflix for increasingly costly programmes. While Twenty-First Century Fox's offer for Sky is not a done deal, bankers and industry sources expect it will win...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Rupert Murdoch's bid for Britain's Sky is expected to drive traditional European media players to do their own deals to attain the scale they need to compete with online platforms like Netflix for increasingly costly programmes. While Twenty-First Century Fox's offer for Sky is not a done deal, bankers and industry sources expect it will win...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Rupert Murdoch's bid for Britain's Sky is expected to drive traditional European media players to do their own deals to attain the scale they need to compete with online platforms like Netflix for increasingly costly programs. While Twenty-First Century Fox's offer for Sky is not a done deal, bankers and industry sources expect it will win...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Rupert Murdoch's bid for Britain's Sky is expected to drive traditional European media players to do their own deals to attain the scale they need to compete with online platforms like Netflix for increasingly costly programs. While Twenty-First Century Fox's offer for Sky is not a done deal, bankers and industry sources expect it will win...

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has struck a $14.6 billion deal to buy European pay-TV firm Sky that unites a media empire across two continents and helps it take on rivals like Netflix in the battle for viewers. Fox said it would pay 10.75 pounds per share- or 11.7 billion pounds- for the 61 percent of Sky it does not already own to control a...

  • Dec 14- The market for public listings in the United States promises to be robust next year, following what can at best be described as a dismal year for IPO activity. The Venice, California- based owner of Snapchat could go public as soon as March and be valued at $20 billion- $25 billion, making it the largest IPO since Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding...

  • LONDON, Dec 14- Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged Britain to delay Rupert Murdoch's proposed deal to buy European pay-TV group Sky until the government completes an inquiry into a phone hacking scandal, the Guardian said on Wednesday. The scandal triggered a year-long public inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press, led by senior judge...

  • MILAN/ PARIS, Dec 13- French tycoon Vincent Bollore has raised the stakes in a battle with Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset by saying Vivendi could buy up to a fifth of the Italian broadcaster, stirring talk of a hostile takeover bid. On Monday the French firm had said it had 3 percent of Mediaset but aimed to raise that to 20 percent as part of plans to expand in southern...

  • MILAN/ PARIS, Dec 13- French tycoon Vincent Bollore has raised the stakes in a battle with Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset by saying Vivendi could buy up to a fifth of the Italian broadcaster, stirring talk of a hostile takeover bid. The French company on Monday had said it had 3 percent of Mediaset but aimed to raise that to 20 percent as part of plans to expand in...

  • The media mogul failed in a 2010/ 11 attempt to buy the 61 percent of Sky that his group did not already own when a phone-hacking scandal at his News of the World tabloid derailed the bid and reignited claims he held too much influence in Britain. Analysts and commercial lawyers expect Bradley to ask media regulator Ofcom to examine whether the deal would damage...

  • By Agnieszka Flak and Gwénaëlle Barzic. MILAN/ PARIS, Dec 13- French tycoon Vincent Bollore has raised the stakes in a battle of nerves with Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset by saying Vivendi could buy up to a fifth of the Italian broadcaster, stirring talk of a hostile takeover bid. Vivendi, led by chairman and biggest shareholder Bollore, now owns 3 percent of...