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UK media minister Hunt defends handling of BSkyB bidupdated: Thu May 31 2012 13:57:00

UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt defended his conduct in the case of a bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to take over British satellite broadcaster BSkyB at a hearing Thursday.

Analysis: Not fit for business? Harsh words may sting Murdoch updated: Tue May 01 2012 14:36:00

Rupert Murdoch can be expected to be personally furious and potentially devastated by the partisan-but-damning judgment of a committee of British lawmakers that he is not a "fit" person to run an international business.

UK minister rejects claims of improper Murdoch linksupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 10:34:00

British Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt rejected suggestions Wednesday he had acted improperly in his dealings with Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

Rupert Murdoch: Phone hacking is 'lazy'updated: Wed Apr 25 2012 10:34:00

News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch testified about press ethics in light of the phone hacking scandal in Britain.

Hacking inquiry puts British minister in spotlightupdated: Tue Apr 24 2012 23:00:00

The Cabinet minister who oversees British broadcasting came under fire Tuesday after the inquiry into the News Corp. hacking scandal revealed extensive contacts with the company while he weighed a controversial merger.

Neil: Murdoch ruined by hacking scandalupdated: Tue Apr 24 2012 08:38:00

CNN's Richard Quest talks to Andrew Neil, Fmr. Exec. Chairman of Sky Television, about James Murdoch's resignation.

James Murdoch: Son of the Sun kingupdated: Tue Apr 24 2012 08:38:00

One year ago James Murdoch was widely regarded as heir-apparent to his father Rupert's global News Corp. media empire -- a remarkable turnaround for a college dropout once viewed as the family's black sheep.

Rupert and James Murdoch summoned to testify in hacking inquiryupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 05:35:00

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch will appear next week before the independent British inquiry into journalistic ethics prompted by phone hacking at his defunct News of the World tabloid, the investigators said Thursday.

London police push for first phone-hacking chargesupdated: Wed Apr 18 2012 10:25:00

London police have asked prosecutors to file charges against at least eight people in connection with phone hacking by journalists, the Crown Prosecution Service said Wednesday.

Hacking scandal may be coming to the U.S.updated: Wed Apr 18 2012 10:25:00

CNN's Maggie Lake talks to Mark Lewis, attorney for hacking victims, about possible legal action in the U.S.

UK broadcaster Sky News admits e-mail hackingupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 12:38:00

UK news channel Sky News said Thursday it had authorized its journalists to hack illegally into the e-mail of individual members of the public on two occasions.

James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairmanupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 15:30:00

James Murdoch, the son of media magnate Rupert Murdoch, stepped down as the chairman of BSkyB on Tuesday, the British satellite broadcaster announced.

Stelter on Murdoch moves in News Corp.updated: Thu Mar 08 2012 22:16:00

Brian Stelter with the New York Times on James Murdoch stepping down as head of a News Corp. U.K. subsidiary.

Challenge to Murdoch grip on BSkyBupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 22:16:00

Rupert Murdoch is facing a fresh challenge to his UK media business as it emerged that Britain's communications regulator has escalated its probe into whether British Sky Broadcasting is a "fit and proper" owner of a broadcasting licence.

James Murdoch to remain BSkyB chairmanupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 11:38:00

James Murdoch was re-elected as BSkyB chairman but also lost key support, as Nina Dos Santos reports.

BSkyB shareholders re-elect James Murdoch, 19% againstupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 14:08:00

Shareholders for broadcaster BSkyB re-elected James Murdoch as chairman despite nearly a fifth being opposed to him continuing in the role, according to a provisional vote count Tuesday.

BSkyB board backs James Murdoch despite scandalupdated: Sat Nov 12 2011 10:34:00

The board of directors for broadcaster BSkyB has declared its unanimous support to chairman James Murdoch, in a letter sent to investors ahead of the company's annual meeting.

James Murdoch like 'Mafia boss,' says lawmakerupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 12:29:00

News International chief James Murdoch rejected allegations Thursday his company behaved like a Mafia organization over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.

CNNMoney: News Corp.'s sales rise amid hacking scandalupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 16:53:00

A simmering scandal and disgruntled shareholders weren't enough to hold back News Corp these past few months, as the company reported a 7% increase in revenue that beat analyst estimates. News Corp. said in a statement after the bell Wednesday that its revenue had increased to $7.96 billion for the quarter ending September 30 from $7.43 billion a year ago. Net income was $738 million, or 28 cents per share, down from $775 million and 30 cents per share a year ago.

Football broadcasting faces shake-up after historic court rulingupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 08:04:00

A landmark ruling which could change the way top-level European football matches are broadcast and sold by television companies was made on Tuesday.

Football ruling shakes up broadcastingupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 08:04:00

A landmark ruling from the European Court of Justice could change the way Premier League matches are broadcast.

CNNMoney: News Corp. stock reboundsupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 17:23:00

News Corp. shares rebounded Tuesday even as the media empire's CEO faced questions from Parliament on the company's phone hacking scandal.

Is hacking scandal the UK's Watergate?updated: Tue Jul 19 2011 07:41:00

The Watergate scandal saw the resignation of the president, the jailing of senior administration officials, the collapse of trust in the political class, a shift in the balance of power from one party to another, an increase in the reputation of the press and sustained pressure for freedom of information. All this took place over a period of years.

CNNMoney: Poof! $8 billion lost from News Corp.'s market capupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 17:24:00

Shares of News Corp. slid to a six-month low Monday as a cell phone hacking scandal continued to engulf Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

CNNMoney: FBI probes hacking allegations against News Corp.updated: Thu Jul 14 2011 17:06:00

The FBI has launched an investigation into Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. amid allegations that employees or associates may have hacked into phone conversations and voicemail of Sept. 11 survivors, victims and their families, a federal law enforcement source told CNN.

BSkyB bid gone for nowupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 11:03:00

CNN's Jim Boulden reports that the News Corp. withdrawal bid for BSkyB does not exclude a future bid.

Party leaders clash over BSkyB bidupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 05:44:00

UK opposition leader Ed Miliband clashes with British Prime Minister David Cameron over phone hacking scandal.

UK PM Cameron blasts Murdoch as News Corp. drops BSkyB bidupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 05:44:00

Rupert Murdoch's media empire suffered a double blow Wednesday as Prime Minister David Cameron launched a wide-ranging investigation into the British press and Murdoch's News Corp. withdrew its bid to take over British satellite broadcaster BSkyB.

CNNMoney: Stocks snap 3-day losing streakupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 16:40:00

U.S. stocks fell from earlier highs but still managed to snap a three-session losing streak Wednesday after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated that the central bank remains ready to provide additional stimulus.

CNNMoney: News Corp. drops bid for BSkyBupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 16:28:00

News Corp. -- Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate -- ended its $12.5 billion bid to purchase all of British Sky Broadcasting, following days of intense pressure from the British public and politicians over the company's growing phone hacking scandal.

CNNMoney: Start spreading the News (Corp.)?updated: Wed Jul 13 2011 14:28:00

It has been a tough couple of weeks for Rupert Murdoch. Not that anyone is going to have sympathy for the often-demonized News Corp. CEO.

Murdoch's News Corp. drops bid for satellite broadcasterupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 12:37:00

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. withdrew its bid to take over British satellite broadcaster BSkyB Wednesday, the company announced hours before British lawmakers were set to vote on a symbolic measure condemning the planned takeover.

CNNMoney: StockTwits: Netflix and Coinstar are winnersupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 12:14:00

Netflix subscribers might not be thrilled with the company's plans to increase prices, but investors appear to be more accepting.

Analysis: Hacking scandal is bad news for UK prime ministerupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 10:22:00

Who has lost the most authority: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch or British Prime Minister David Cameron?

Phone hacking: Why did police fail?updated: Wed Jul 13 2011 09:23:00

A former London Met police officer is not surprised to hear allegations that "News of the World" paid officers.

U.K. lawmakers summon Murdoch over phone hackingupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 09:23:00

British lawmakers investigating a phone hacking scandal Tuesday asked media baron Rupert Murdoch, his son James and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks to testify before them, hours after former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown accused their newspaper group of illegally obtaining private information about him.

More scandals in Murdoch's empire?updated: Tue Jul 12 2011 15:10:00

"The Guardian" and others report the scandal that hit "News Of The World" may hit more of Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

Ex-British prime minister 'shocked' by new hacking claimsupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 15:10:00

The scandal that brought down Britain's biggest Sunday newspaper widened Monday with allegations that journalists from other News International papers improperly obtained personal information about former Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

CNNMoney: News Corp to buy back $5 billion in stockupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 10:36:00

News Corp. said Tuesday that its board of directors has approved a $5 billion stock repurchase to start later this year.

CNNMoney: News Corp plunges on BSkyB deal fearsupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 16:13:00

News Corporation said Monday it was continuing its bid to purchase satellite TV company British Sky Broadcasting despite heightened political heat Rupert Murdoch's media empire faces stemming from the British phone hacking scandal.

Murdoch flies in as scandal closes News of the Worldupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 14:50:00

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch flew into London Sunday, hours after the final edition of the News of the World hit the stands, forced to close by a scandal over illegal eavesdropping and bribery that has outraged Britain.

Murdoch under fire for newspaper scandalupdated: Sat Jul 09 2011 19:04:00

CNN's Tom Foreman discusses the controversy surrounding Rupert Murdoch closing "The News of the World" amid foul play.

U.K.'s scandal-hit News of the World publishes its last editionupdated: Sat Jul 09 2011 19:04:00

Staffers at the scandal-hit News of the World emotionally departed their London newsroom for the last time Saturday night, proudly holding up the final edition of the best-selling British Sunday tabloid.

Editor at paper: 'Shell-shocked'updated: Fri Jul 08 2011 07:43:00

News of the World political editor David Wooding talks about how he learned that the paper was going to be shut down.

Why Murdoch is killing News of the Worldupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 07:43:00

Closing Britain's highest-selling newspaper, the 168-year-old News of the World, with just three days' notice in the wake of its phone-hacking scandal may feel like a nuclear option. In practice, it makes perfect sense for Rupert Mudoch's News Corporation.

'Very proud' Monty ready to return to the playing ranksupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 11:03:00

Colin Montgomerie is "very proud" to have led Europe to Ryder Cup victory, but is already looking forward to his attempt to qualify for the team as a player for the 2012 match against the United States in Chicago.

Europe recaptures Ryder Cupupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 11:03:00

Europe wins back the Ryder Cup. Don Riddell speaks with Captain Colin Montgomerie.

CNNMoney: Stocks stage big rallyupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 18:01:00

Stocks surged Tuesday, pushing the Dow up over 200 points, as worries about Europe's debt woes hurting U.S. growth eased and the euro rallied.

CNNMoney: Stocks set for early bounceupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 08:47:00

U.S. stocks were set to open higher Tuesday, ahead of a batch of economic reports, although gains could be limited amid ongoing anxiety about Europe's debt woes.

Liverpool fans seek quick sale after ex-owner's pleaupdated: Wed May 26 2010 13:15:00

Liverpool's official supporters club is hoping the intervention of former chairman David Moores will hasten the departure of unpopular owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks.

No News Corp stories on Google?updated: Wed May 26 2010 09:01:00

Is Microsoft in talks with News Corp to remove its content from Google? Stephanie Elam has the story.

CNNMoney: Legal charges trim HP profitupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 11:14:00

Hewlett-Packard revised its first-quarter net income down by $73 million on Friday, thanks to charges for litigation involving a company that the computer giant acquired in 2008.

Setanta faces switch-off as BSkyB refuses lifelineupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 10:26:00

UK broadcaster BSkyB said Wednesday that it had refused a request for a £50 million ($82 million) lifeline from troubled Irish sports pay-TV broadcaster Setanta, as it seeks to avoid administration.

Fortune: Murdoch's daughter snubs dadupdated: Wed Feb 25 2009 07:44:00

In the weeks that Rupert Murdoch was locked in unsuccessful negotiations to keep his longtime No. 2 at News Corp., the media baron also had to accept his daughter Elisabeth's decision to turn down a spot on the company's board, sources told Fortune.

Given set for City after all-clear for talksupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 14:34:00

Shay Given took a step nearer his expected move to Manchester City after his current club Newcastle gave him permission to talk to their Premier League rivals, Sky Sports News reported..

Ferdinand and Ronaldo fit for title clashupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 14:06:00

Rio Ferdinand returns to the Manchester United defense for Sunday's Premier League showdown with title rivals Chelsea while Cristiano Ronaldo will also take his place despite his high-speed car crash this week.

India back down over first Test date changeupdated: Tue Nov 18 2008 10:33:00

Indian cricket chiefs have back tracked over a move to change the date of the first Test against England in Ahmedabad next month, Sky Sports News reported on Tuesday.

Liverpool snap Chelsea's unbeaten home runupdated: Sun Oct 26 2008 16:30:00

Liverpool ended Chelsea's 86-match unbeaten run in league matches at Stamford Bridge as Xabi Alonso's goal gave them a 1-0 win on Sunday.

Now Ferguson targets Champions League gloryupdated: Mon May 12 2008 05:56:00

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson had barely finished celebrating his side's 10th Premier League title in 16 years when thoughts turned to the Champions League final showdown with Chelsea.

Ryder Cup hero Monty wants to qualify by rightupdated: Mon Feb 11 2008 08:28:00

Colin Montgomerie wants to qualify by right and not rely on a wildcard pick to make Nick Faldo's European Ryder Cup team later this year.

Defoe and Benjami bid to beat deadlineupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 17:15:00

Jermain Defoe was poised for a deadline-beating move from Tottenham to Portsmouth after the clubs agreed a fee for the striker who earlier on Thursday was omitted from Fabio Capello's first England squad.

Redknapp's team lose at Sunderlandupdated: Sun Jan 13 2008 13:37:00

Just 24 hours after turning down the Newcastle job, Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp saw his charges slip to a 2-0 defeat at struggling Sunderland.

Capello favorite for England postupdated: Tue Dec 11 2007 12:25:00

Fabio Capello has been installed as the new favorite to succeed Steve McClaren as England manager.

News Corp role for Murdoch's sonupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 05:20:00

Rupert Murdoch is stepping down from his role as chairman of the British broadcaster BSkyB to make way for his son James, long seen as the tycoon's favored successor to take over his media empire.

Gerrard backs beleaguered McCLarenupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 13:32:00

Stand-in captain Steven Gerrard has backed under pressure England coach Steve McClaren and insists that the players must take responsibility if they fail to qualify for Euro 2008.

UEFA to investigate horror tackleupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 12:28:00

The horror tackle on Celtic midfielder Scott Brown during their 1-0 Champions League win over Benfica is to be investigated by European governing body UEFA.

'I was not sacked' insists Jose updated: Fri Sep 21 2007 17:08:00

Jose Mourinho has insisted that he was not sacked by Chelsea and claims that his decision to leave was the right move for both parties.

Fortune: Rupert Murdoch's climate crusadeupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 00:09:00

Readers of the The Sun, a British tabloid best known for its bare-breasted Page Three girls, opened their newspapers to see a young woman named Keeley Hazell wearing only green paint. Ms. Hazell is the face - well, not just the face - of the paper's campaign against global warming.

CNNMoney: Virgin Media CEO resignsupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 01:18:00

Virgin Media Chief Executive Steve Burch has resigned with immediate effect for family reasons, the group said on Tuesday, in the latest blow to the troubled British cable operator.

Spurs secure first win of seasonupdated: Sat Aug 18 2007 04:17:00

Tottenham Hotspur put their stuttering start to the season behind them and eased the pressure on manager Martin Jol with a 4-0 rout of promoted Derby County in the Premier League on Saturday.

Everton go top as Spurs hit bottomupdated: Tue Aug 14 2007 05:35:00

Everton top the Premier League after a 3-1 triumph at Tottenham Hotspur that left the capital club bottom of the table and still looking for their first point of the campaign.

Eriksson moves closer to City dealupdated: Tue Jun 26 2007 07:29:00

Former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson has agreed in principle to take over as manager of Manchester City on a three-year contract, Sky Sports News reported on Tuesday.

Woolmer: Inzamam and Mushtaq grilled updated: Sat Mar 24 2007 10:59:00

The Bob Woolmer murder investigation took a dramatic turn on Saturday as police re-interviewed Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq and acting head coach Mushtaq Ahmed.

Premiership clubs hit the jackpotupdated: Thu Jan 18 2007 04:52:00

The English Premier League has negotiated a new overseas television deal which will now guarantee next season's champions being paid at least £50 million ($98 million).

Scotland agree Smith compensationupdated: Mon Jan 15 2007 08:53:00

The Scottish Football Association on Monday has confirmed the agreement of a compensation package, believed to be worth around 400,000 pounds ($783,080), with Rangers to prevent the fallout from the capture of Walter Smith ending up in court.

Henry misses showdown with Spursupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 09:56:00

Arsenal captain Thierry Henry will miss Saturday's north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur after suffering a recurrence of a neck injury.

Branson, Murdoch square off in media warupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 12:02:00

Control of struggling British television company ITV has become the unlikely focus for a battle between two of the titans of the business world.

England, Croatia face UEFA chargesupdated: Wed Oct 25 2006 05:16:00

The English and Croatian Football Associations have been charged with improper behavior by UEFA following crowd disturbances at their Euro 2008 qualifer in Zagreb earlier this month.

Chelsea bounce back at Blackburnupdated: Sun Aug 27 2006 13:36:00

A penalty from Frank Lampard and a blistering shot from Didier Drogba gave champions Chelsea a well-deserved 2-0 win on Sunday at Blackburn Rovers who slipped to bottom place in the Premier League after three matches.

Three for three for rampant Unitedupdated: Sat Aug 26 2006 12:02:00

Manchester United continued their flying start to the English Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win at promoted Watford - their third win in the first week of the season.

Van der Meyde is taken to hospitalupdated: Mon Aug 07 2006 05:40:00

Everton's Dutch midfielder Andy van der Meyde is recovering in hospital after having his drink spiked, Sky Sports News reported on Monday.

Doubts over Walcottupdated: Mon May 08 2006 12:56:00

Rookie Theo Walcott's inclusion as one of only four strikers in England's World Cup squad is a "terrific gamble" given doubts over the fitness of Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen warns ex-national manager Bobby Robson.

Bans upheld on FA cup final pairupdated: Fri Apr 28 2006 09:43:00

It will be FA Cup final heartache for West Ham's Hayden Mullins and Luis Garcia of Liverpool after having appeals against three-match bans rejected by the English FA on Friday.

Chelsea stretch lead with 2-0 winupdated: Sat Feb 25 2006 12:09:00

Frank Lampard steered Chelsea to a 2-0 win over Portsmouth while Arsenal's Champions League hopes for next season suffered a body blow with a 1-0 defeat at Blackburn.

Business 2.0: Interactive TV Gets Off to a Flying Startupdated: Wed Jun 01 2005 00:01:00

Before the horses take off running at this month's Belmont Stakes, EchoStar Communications hopes its new onscreen betting system will have viewers champing at the bit. For the first time, Dish Netw...

Man Utd fans vow to fight takeoverupdated: Fri May 13 2005 03:24:00

Manchester United fans are promising a war of attrition against U.S. sports tycoon Malcolm Glazer after he took control of the world's richest soccer club.

Chelsea boosted by Robben recoveryupdated: Sat Mar 05 2005 16:27:00

Chelsea's treble bid has been boosted by the likely return of inspirational winger Arjen Robben for their Champions League return tie against Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

CNNMoney: From must-see to must-have TVupdated: Tue Dec 21 2004 09:11:00

Carrie Bradshaw is revered on Madison Avenue for turning Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo into household names.

Fortune: MURDOCH'S AIR WARupdated: Mon Dec 13 2004 00:01:00

If you didn't know better, chances are you wouldn't peg Britain--for years the land of the BBC and, let's face it, not much else--as one of the world's most exciting places to watch television. It ...

Redknapp's shock switch to Saintsupdated: Wed Dec 08 2004 05:45:00

Two weeks after quitting Portsmouth, Harry Redknapp is taking over at fierce south coast rivals Southampion, the Premier League club confirmed.

Business 2.0: I Want My Free TVupdated: Sun Aug 01 2004 00:01:00

The good news: This could be a banner year for British Sky Broadcasting, the largest U.K. pay-TV provider. When BSkyB announces 2004 earnings on Aug. 4, net income should be up 249 percent, to £275...

Speed is poised for Bolton switchupdated: Tue Jul 20 2004 08:19:00

Wales international captain Gary Speed is set to join Bolton Wanderers in the next 24 hours from premier league rivals Newcastle United.

Psychometrics put to the testupdated: Sat Feb 21 2004 23:16:00

From investment banks to the Anglican church, plenty of employers rely on psychometric tests to make hiring decisions, particularly in overcrowded job markets.

News Corp. lifts income againupdated: Tue Feb 10 2004 19:00:00

Global media group News Corp. has lifted second-quarter profit after a strong performance at its cable, newspaper and book publishing divisions.

Fortune: Sibling Rivalryupdated: Mon Nov 24 2003 00:01:00

Who will be the next Murdoch to run News Corp.? Until recently the favorite to follow Rupert was 32-year-old Lachlan (he oversees the New York Post, HarperCollins, the Fox TV network, and the Aussi...

Fortune: Interactive TV Goes Back To the Future Remember those pre-Internet dreams of multifaceted televisions that let you run your lifeupdated: Mon Sep 18 2000 00:01:00

"Interactive television." The phrase seemed to arrive straight from Tomorrowland, part of a TV future in which everything from the movie of your choice to pizza delivery would be accessible via you...

Fortune: Leader of the Pack Everyone is talking about how to link PCs, cell phones, and television. Vivendi CEO Jupdated: Mon Sep 06 1999 00:01:00

If a band of evil aliens wanted to destroy the Internet, they could have triumphed in one swift stroke--by zapping San Jose's Fairmont Hotel on a brilliant day in early July. Inside, one of the wor...

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