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  • CAMBRIDGE, England, Sept 14- A decision by the British government to approve Rupert Murdoch's bid for European pay-TV broadcaster Sky would show the country was open to inward investment as it approaches Brexit, his son James said on Thursday. James Murdoch, speaking at the RTS Conference in Cambridge, said a green light for the deal would show the world that...

  • LONDON, Sept 14- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will have to prove it can uphold broadcasting standards in Britain to secure its $15 billion takeover of broadcaster Sky following concerns over his Fox News operations. Britain's Culture and Media Secretary Karen Bradley on Thursday referred the bid to the Competition and Markets Authority...

  • LONDON, Sept 14- Rupert Murdoch's planned $15 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky will be referred to regulators over concerns about broadcasting standards, Britain's Culture and Media Secretary Karen Bradley said on Thursday. That surprise announcement sent London- listed shares in Sky down 5 percent before they later recovered, and Bradley now...

  • LONDON, Sept 14- Rupert Murdoch's planned $15 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky will be referred to regulators over concerns about broadcasting standards, Britain's Culture and Media Secretary Karen Bradley said on Thursday. On Tuesday, Bradley said she was minded to refer Twenty-First Century Fox's planned purchase of the 69 percent of Sky it...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 14- Australia's big media players have won long-sought reforms that will allow them to boost market share by facilitating consolidation, although doubts remain on whether the changes can stem the declines at the moguls' ageing empires. Billed as a means to compete with online giants such as Netflix and Alphabet Inc's Google, the loosening of...

  • *UK to widen scope of regulatory scrutiny. *UK worried about standards at Fox News. LONDON, Sept 12- Rupert Murdoch's planned $15 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky was thrown into doubt on Tuesday when Britain toughened its stance on the deal over concerns about standards at his U.S. Fox News network.

  • LONDON, Sept 12- Britain's media secretary will make a statement in parliament later on Tuesday about Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy the rest of pay-TV group Sky, the leader of the house said on Twitter. Minister Karen Bradley has been weighing whether to refer Twenty-First Century Fox's bid for Sky for a wide-ranging investigation to assess the impact a takeover...

  • Rupert Murdoch has pulled his Fox News channel from the Sky platform in Britain, where the government is assessing a bid by the media mogul to buy the broader Sky pay-TV company for $15 billion.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- Rupert Murdoch has pulled his Fox News channel from the Sky platform in Britain, where the government is assessing a bid by the media mogul to buy the broader Sky pay-TV company for $15 billion. In a statement, Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox said it had decided it was no longer in its commercial interest to provide Fox News in Britain, where only a...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- Rupert Murdoch has pulled his Fox News channel from the Sky platform in Britain, where the government is assessing a bid by the media mogul to buy the broader Sky pay-TV company for $15 billion. In a statement, Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox said it had decided it was no longer in its commercial interest to provide Fox News in Britain, where only a...

  • LONDON, Aug 25- Britain said on Friday it had received the additional advice it had requested on Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy broadcaster Sky, and it would decide whether to refer the deal for an in-depth review as soon as possible. Regulator Ofcom was asked to look again at the deal earlier this month after opponents lobbied Minister Karen Bradley, who was already...

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 21- Newspaper company Tronc Inc on Monday named digital media veteran Ross Levinsohn to be chief executive officer and publisher of the Los Angeles Times as part of a shake-up of senior management. The current editor and publisher of the Los Angeles Times, Davan Maharaj, is leaving the paper, Tronc Chief Executive Justin Dearborn said in a memo to...

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 21- Newspaper company Tronc Inc named digital media veteran Ross Levinsohn the new chief executive officer and publisher of the Los Angeles Times as part of a shake-up of senior management, the company said in a statement on Monday. The two men replace Davan Maharaj, who has served as editor and publisher of the Los Angeles Times since March 2016.

  • The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville.

  • Aug 10- News Corp on Thursday reported fourth-quarter revenue that missed estimates as the owner of the Wall Street Journal grapples with a declining demand for advertising in the print industry. The first quarter should benefit from higher prices for Dow Jones subscriptions as well as increased cover prices in the UK and Australia, the company said on a...

  • Aug 10- News Corp reported fourth-quarter revenue that slightly missed Wall Street's average estimate as the owner of the Wall Street Journal was hurt by declining demand for print advertising. The company reported a net loss available to shareholders of $430 million, or 74 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended June 30, compared with a profit of $89...

  • (L to R) Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corp and chairman of Fox News, and Lachlan Murdoch, co-chairman of 21st Century Fox, walk together as they arrive on the third day of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2017 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

    News Corp reported quarterly earnings that beat and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • Aug 10- News Corp reported fourth-quarter revenue that missed estimates as the owner of the Wall Street Journal was hurt by decling demand for print advertising. The company reported a net loss available to shareholders of $430 million, or 74 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended June 30, compared with a profit of $89 million, or 15 cents per share, a year...

  • Aug 10- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 6.6 percent fall in quarterly revenue hurt by declining demand for print advertising and a strong dollar. The company reported a net loss available to shareholders of $430 million, or 74 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended June 30, compared with a profit of...

  • Aug 9- Rupert Murdoch- controlled Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's quarterly profit edged past analysts' estimates, but revenue fell just short of expectations, hurt by the lack of box office hits from its movie studio. Fox reported fourth-quarter results as investors questioned whether it would gain British government approval for its $14.5 billion bid to buy...