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Fortune: Warriors in the workplaceupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 15:33:00

John Suh wanted to make a good impression on his new mentor. Before their first meeting last November, the 26-year-old former Army officer came up with a clear outline for what he hoped to get out of the relationship and rehearsed what he would say when the time came. "I went in there with a plan," says Suh. "I knew this was an incredible chance to expand my network. It's not like I have any relatives or friends who are CEOs of giant media conglomerates."

'Avatar' drives News Corp profit upgradeupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 20:35:00

News Corp sharply increased full-year earnings guidance after improvements from film and cable television drove a rebound in second-quarter profits a year after the biggest writedown in its history.

CNNMoney: News Corp. profit surgesupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 18:09:00

News Corp. posted quarterly profit and revenue Tuesday that soared from a year earlier and beat expectations, helped by its film unit, which produced the box office blockbuster 'Avatar,' as well as cost-cutting measures.

Fortune: 'Avatar' blues: $500 million settlement wipes out the Navisupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 10:59:00

There's been a lot of positive buzz around News Corp. lately, a welcome respite after a year filled with disappointing results at most of its marquis businesses, from MySpace to newspapers and television.

Microsoft and News Corp eye web pactupdated: Sun Nov 22 2009 20:17:00

Microsoft has had discussions with News Corp over a plan that would involve the media company's being paid to "de-index" its news websites from Google, setting the scene for a search engine battle that could offer a ray of light to the newspaper industry.

Lawmakers, celebrities targeted in alleged phone-hacking scandalupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 14:34:00

British lawmakers demanded answers Thursday after a newspaper reported that a UK tabloid illegally hacked the phones of thousands of public figures including Gwyneth Paltrow, George Michael and Elle MacPherson.

CNNMoney: There's gold in News Corp stockupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 14:24:00

Rupert Murdoch commands fear and grudging respect from the subjects covered by the media baron's newspapers, television stations and cable channels around the globe. Yet investors treat his News Corporation with something closer to disdain.

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.

Fortune: Big media ready for a big makeoverupdated: Fri Nov 07 2008 15:05:00

For America's media conglomerates, it's getting Darwinian out there - and the next stage of their evolution could come quickly. Murdoch Drops Bid For Newsdayupdated: Sat May 10 2008 20:20:00

News Corp., the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch, has withdrawn its bid to purchase the Long Island daily paper Newsday, a News Corp. spokeswoman said Saturday

CNNMoney: News Corp. withdraws Newsday bidupdated: Sat May 10 2008 16:43:00

News Corp., the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch, has withdrawn its bid to purchase the Long Island daily paper Newsday, a News Corp. spokeswoman said Saturday.

Fortune: The Newsday chaseupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 14:05:00

Mort Zuckerman, owner of the New York Daily News, isn't going to let his archrival, News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch snatch away Newsday without a fight. He's matched News Corp.'s offer to pay $580 million for Tribune Co.'s Long Island paper. The Zuckerman camp is also warning that Murdoch's pending deal with Tribune may not withstand regulatory scrutiny.

Online merger?updated: Thu Feb 14 2008 11:07:00

Robert Miller of the Daily Telegraph in London joins CNN to discuss the possibility of News Corp. and Yahoo joining forces.

CNNMoney: Blue chips rally for 3rd sessionupdated: Wed Feb 13 2008 17:59:00

Stocks rallied Wednesday after a surprisingly strong January retail sales report helped counter worries that a weakening consumer could send the already struggling economy into a recession.

CNNMoney: Report: News Corp, Yahoo discuss joining forcesupdated: Wed Feb 13 2008 17:18:00

News Corp. and Yahoo are in talks about combining MySpace and other News Corp.-owned online properties, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Murdoch: No bid for Yahooupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 10:14:00

News Corp. is not considering a bid for Internet giant Yahoo, said CEO Rupert Murdoch during an earnings call with analysts Monday.

CNNMoney: Stocks slide on economic weaknessupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 09:51:00

Stocks skidded at Tuesday's open after a report on nonmanufacturing activity pointed to a recession.

Fortune: Murdoch ad squelched by FT, Chinese dailyupdated: Thu Dec 13 2007 12:42:00

As Rupert Murdoch claims his hard-won prize The Wall Street Journal, his News Corporation conglomerate is planning an unprecedented newspaper advertising campaign that at least two newspapers that usually have little in common - the Financial Times and the China Daily - have so far declined to run.

CNNMoney: Wall Street opens higher on jobs reportupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 10:01:00

Wall Street opens higher after stronger than expected November jobs report.

Fortune: Shakeup at News Corp.updated: Fri Dec 07 2007 08:56:00

Two of Rupert Murdoch's senior hands in the viciously competitive British newspaper business will assume the top posts at Dow Jones and Company.

CNNMoney: Jolly about jobs reportupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 08:45:00

Stocks pointed to a higher open Friday after a key reading on the labor market came in better than expected, easing concerns that the economy is headed for a recession.

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.

CNNMoney: News Corp beats by a pennyupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 04:58:00

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said Wednesday that fourth-quarter profit rose 4.5 percent on higher advertising sales and affiliate revenue from the Fox News Channel and on more new subscribers at the Sky Italia satellite TV service.

CNNMoney: Don't bet on a 'paper' chaseupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 00:52:00

News Corp.'s acquisition of Dow Jones is the latest in a flurry of newspaper deals that have taken place over the past few years.

CNNMoney: News Corp. wins fight for Dow Jonesupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 01:46:00

After three months of wrangling, News Corp., the media conglomerate run by Rupert Murdoch, has finally succeeded in its efforts to purchase Dow Jones in a deal the companies valued at $5.6 billion.

CNNMoney: Dow Jones deal just about doneupdated: Tue Jul 31 2007 22:57:00

The boards of both Dow Jones & Co. and News Corp. have approved a $5 billion deal that would put The Wall Street Journal in the hands of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, the Journal reported in its online edition late Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Bid for Wall Street Journal may hit snagupdated: Fri Jul 27 2007 03:03:00

A powerful branch of the Bancroft family, which controls Dow Jones & Co. and the Wall Street Journal, is set to vote against selling the company to News Corp., according to a report Friday.

Fortune: News Corp.'s trouble in aisle threeupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 21:16:00

For months now, Rupert Murdoch's quest for Dow Jones has riveted the business world. But another juicy melodrama is unfolding at News Corp., one that may shed some light on how the $25 billion company sometimes does business.

DJ board endorses News Corp. bidupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 04:56:00

The board of directors for Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones and Company has agreed to recommend to stockholders a $5 billion takeover bid by rival media firm News Corporation.

CNNMoney: The Rupert discountupdated: Tue Jul 10 2007 00:22:00

Most News Corp. shareholders would probably have little complaint about how the enigmatic Rupert Murdoch has run the company for the past few years.

CNNMoney: Stocks eye earnings boostupdated: Mon Jul 09 2007 07:35:00

Wall Street looked set for an upbeat opening Monday as traders geared up for the beginning of the earnings reporting period.

CNNMoney: Real estate to point the wayupdated: Tue Jun 26 2007 08:50:00

Stock futures pointed to a slight recovery Tuesday but jitters about the housing sector could spark another day of volatile trading.

CNNMoney: Worries ease on Wall Streetupdated: Tue Jun 26 2007 04:40:00

Stock futures pointed to a slight recovery Tuesday but jitters about the housing sector could spark another day of volatile trading.

CNNMoney: Dow Jones takeover talks said to heat upupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 03:54:00

Dow Jones & Co. Inc. and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. are close to a pact that would protect the journalistic independence of The Wall Street Journal if News Corp. acquired the media company, according to newspaper reports Sunday.

CNNMoney: Cable ad spending heats upupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 00:48:00

Cable television shows, unless they are the series finale of "The Sopranos," often don't generate the types of ratings that come anything close to what even the least-watched programs on the free broadcast networks get. But cable TV is actually among the hotter segments of the media business these days.

CNNMoney: Lights, camera, earnings!updated: Tue May 01 2007 14:43:00

Media companies have been criticized by some on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley for being to slow to adapt to new competition, like the Internet.

CNNMoney: Murdoch's bold bid for the Journalupdated: Tue May 01 2007 11:36:00

News Corp. has made an unsolicited $5 billion bid to buy Dow Jones & Co. - an offer that could prove tough for the Bancroft family that controls the publisher of The Wall Street Journal to turn down, industry analysts said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Start spreading the News (Corp.)updated: Mon Apr 02 2007 11:07:00

Some TV critics are wondering if the continued success of Sanjaya Malakar, the woefully out of tune contestant on Fox's "American Idol," will be what finally causes ratings for the hit show to tank.

CNNMoney: Sorry, wrong number News Corp.updated: Wed Mar 28 2007 17:57:00

News Corp. shareholders were in for an unexpected surprise if they called the proxy agent's number listed on its latest filing.

CNNMoney: NBC, News Corp. gang up against YouTubeupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 10:24:00

Media giants News Corp. and NBC Universal announced Thursday that they will create an online video site that will rival the popular YouTube.

CNNMoney: Murdoch ready for CNBC fight, 'Borat' sequelupdated: Thu Feb 08 2007 10:44:00

In a wide-ranging speech Thursday morning, News Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rupert Murdoch discussed plans for a new cable business channel, the growth opportunities for social networking site MySpace, the 2008 presidential race and why he liked "Borat" so much.

CNNMoney: The year of the Mouse and Foxupdated: Tue Feb 06 2007 09:54:00

So far, 2007 is looking an awfully lot like last year for major media companies.

CNNMoney: Rupert Murdoch's secret TiVoupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 09:44:00

Apple. TiVo. Cisco Systems.

CNNMoney: Private equity may buy the bookupdated: Mon Dec 18 2006 10:41:00

These should be happy times for book publishers.

CNNMoney: O. J. Simpson book canceledupdated: Mon Nov 20 2006 16:11:00

After a firestorm of criticism, News Corp. announced Monday that it is canceling publication of a book in which O.J. Simpson speaks in hypothetical terms about the 1994 murders of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ron Goldman, along with a two-part TV special planned for later this month.

CNNMoney: Big media seeks new Web bloodupdated: Fri Nov 17 2006 11:26:00

With apologies to the Buggles: it looks like video killed the dot-com media star.

Fortune: News Corp. ranks No. 256 on FORTUNE's list of the World's Largest Companiesupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 21:33:00

News Corp. ranks no. 256 on FORTUNE's Global 500 this year, with $23.9 billion in revenues, up 14.7% from the previous year. The New York, New York-based company was ranked no. 282 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were $2.1 billion, up 38.8% from a year earlier.

CNNMoney: Sex doesn't sellupdated: Wed Sep 20 2006 10:38:00

There are some things that Americans just don't get, even though the rest of the world does.

Fortune: Take my satellite business - pleaseupdated: Tue Sep 19 2006 06:21:00

When reports surfaced in September that News Corp. was in talks to swap its share of satellite operator DirecTV for Liberty Media's 19% voting stake in News Corp., you could almost hear Rupert Murd...

Fortune: The ringtone at the gateupdated: Thu Sep 14 2006 11:44:00

Rupert Murdoch, the 75-year-old head of News Corp., has added another youth-oriented brand to his media conglomerate.

CNNMoney: 'Old' media: We're not dead!updated: Tue Sep 12 2006 10:40:00

Most media stocks have bounced back sharply this year after a brutal 2005 as investors began to realize that entertainment firms are positioning themselves for growth in the new world of digital media.

Fortune: Serwer: Risking a Prudhoe Bay playupdated: Wed Aug 09 2006 08:21:00

Mmmm, hmmm! That crow tastes pretty good. Yesterday I decided to get cute and say that Bernanke would hike rates one more time. Hey, I figured I had a 25 percent chance of looking like a genius. Yeah, right... Meanwhile, the Saudis and Mexicans saying they will make up oil shortfalls should be a tonic for the markets. Guess the Saudis DO have excess capacity.

CNNMoney: The Mouse is mighty and the Fox trotsupdated: Mon Aug 07 2006 11:12:00

Walt Disney and News Corp. are the Midases of media this year: Just about everything they've touched has turned to gold.

CNNMoney: Murdoch meeting raises disclosure issuesupdated: Sat Jul 08 2006 23:49:00

News Corp. shareholders learned how much revenue a closely watched Internet division would generate - if they were lucky enough to be invited to a meeting in Australia last week with Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch.

CNNMoney: Big media: Adapt or dieupdated: Tue Jun 13 2006 10:11:00

The media business is getting hit by massive technological change, and executives from top media companies said industry executives had better get used to it.

CNNMoney: Don't believe the MySpace hypeupdated: Wed Jun 07 2006 09:59:00

Shares of online media firms Google and Yahoo! have taken a hit this year. But traditional media outlets that are just starting to dip their ink-stained toes in cyberspace are benefiting from the latest round of Internet hype.

CNNMoney: News Corp. buys stake in online job siteupdated: Wed Apr 19 2006 05:52:00

NEW YORK ( - It may soon get easier for members of the MySpace generation to find a job.

Business 2.0: Mobile publishers go direct to consumersupdated: Tue Apr 04 2006 10:33:00

As the wireless industry gathers this week in Las Vegas for the CTIA Wireless conference, opening this Wednesday, the mobile entertainment business is in the midst of a fundamental shift.

CNNMoney: News Corp. posts 1Q lossupdated: Fri Nov 11 2005 05:36:00

News Corp. said after the market closed Thursday that the company swung to a first-quarter loss, reflecting the effects of an accounting change.

CNNMoney: Stocks post slim gainsupdated: Thu Aug 11 2005 09:18:00

Stocks inched higher early Thursday as investors took in stride a weaker-than-expected read on retail sales and oil prices near new records.

CNNMoney: Report: News Corp. courts Democratsupdated: Tue Aug 09 2005 08:02:00

News Corp., whose Fox News cable network is generally associated with conservative hosts and viewers, is turning to Democrats to battle a new television ratings system, according to a published report.

CNNMoney: Report: Murdoch kids eye new trust splitupdated: Thu Aug 04 2005 06:44:00

The adult children of media mogul Rupert Murdoch are reportedly in discussions to give their young half-siblings a share of the wealth from a family trust, but none of the control of the media conglomerate News Corp. that the trust now holds.

CNNMoney: WSJ: Fox may be ready to challenge CNBCupdated: Mon Jun 20 2005 07:56:00

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. may be close to a deal with Time Warner Inc.'s cable division to carry a Fox News business channel that would rival General Electric's CNBC, according to a published report Monday.

Fortune: MALONE MANEUVERS A LIMPING LIBERTYupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 00:01:00

WHEN MOGULS DECIDE TO RETIRE, IT'S usually pretty simple. They announce their intentions, throw themselves a testimonial, and exit the stage. Not John Malone.

CNNMoney: Poisoned defenseupdated: Mon Nov 08 2004 10:34:00

Rupert Murdoch clearly feels spooked by John Malone, the media entrepreneur that Ted Turner once described as "smarter than a tree full of owls."

CNNMoney: Dollar may dull stocksupdated: Mon Nov 08 2004 05:41:00

The continued weakness of the dollar could drag on U.S. stocks when the markets begin the trading week Monday.

Date set for News Corp. move vote updated: Wed Sep 15 2004 02:31:00

Global media group News Corporation will ask its shareholders to approve its move of domicile from Australia to the United States at a meeting in Adelaide on October 26.

CNNMoney: Stocks to watch Thursdayupdated: Wed Aug 11 2004 17:01:00

Thursday will be a day of retail as the world's largest corporation posts its earnings, and economic data on sales is set for release.

News Corp step closer to U.S. homeupdated: Wed Aug 11 2004 02:29:00

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has moved a step closer to shifting from Australia to the United States and a deeper investor pool after its board approved its reincorporation plan.

News down on share index worryupdated: Wed Jun 23 2004 21:14:00

Shares in media giant News Corp. are down sharply in Thursday trade after Standard & Poor's said the company could not simultaneously appear in both the main U.S. and Australian stock indices.

Fortune: A New Direction For DirecTVupdated: Mon May 03 2004 00:01:00

As the new president and CEO of DirecTV (formerly Hughes Electronics), Chase Carey is Rupert Murdoch's lieutenant overseeing News Corp.'s newest jewel. Once part of General Motors, the 12-million-s...

News Corp. moving home to U.S.updated: Tue Apr 06 2004 03:57:00

Global media group News Corp. will move its primary stock market listing from Australia to the United States, the company said Tuesday.

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.

Honda revs up Japanese stocksupdated: Mon Jan 19 2004 20:29:00

Japanese stocks opened lower in early trading as investors grabbed profits on Honda Motor Co and other recent gainers after a swift rally in the past three sessions.

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: Murdoch's Prime Time His big media rivals in disarray, the News Corp. CEO rules a profitable, hit-making, updated: Mon Feb 17 2003 00:01:00

Seventy-one-year-old Rupert Murdoch permits himself a smile as he contemplates his future. The prize he has coveted for two decades, a satellite-TV platform in the U.S., finally appears to be withi...

Fortune: News Corp.updated: Mon Oct 28 2002 00:01:00

The FCC rejected the $18 billion merger between EchoStar and Hughes, which would have created the country's largest pay-TV provider. Although the duo can revise their bid, this cracks the door open...

Money Magazine: Media Lords With media stocks getting slammed, Vivendi and News Corp. look cheap.updated: Fri Jun 01 2001 00:01:00

These are tough times in show business. A weak economy has hit TV and print advertising, crimping sales at media and entertainment conglomerates. The result: Giants like Disney, AOL Time Warner and...

Fortune: The FORTUNE Indexes street sweep updated: Mon Jan 22 2001 00:01:00

Call it a December storm. The FORTUNE e-50 lost another 12.2% in the three weeks ended Jan. 3, even with Greenspan's surprise rate cut on the last day of the cycle. WebMD stopped its 11-month slide...

Money Magazine: Word on the Street What's up with Avista, News Corp., Softbank, Wendy's, Bell & Howell and moreupdated: Mon May 01 2000 00:01:00

Why Bill Gates Likes The View From Avista

Fortune: The Rules According To Rupert Flouting tradition and betting billions, Rupert Murdoch built the Fox network and updated: Mon Oct 26 1998 00:01:00

Investment banker Herbert Allen's famed summer camp for media moguls wasn't the only high-powered gathering last summer in Sun Valley, Idaho. The week after Allen & Co. left town, 300 News Corp. ex...

Fortune: There's No Business Like Show Business In fact, it just may be the weirdest business on earth. Today a handful of powerful CEOs updated: Mon Jun 22 1998 00:01:00

All this spring along the Potomac, government lawyers and economists were trying to decide whether they should let News Corp. join forces with Time Warner and other cable operators to offer satelli...

Fortune: A SUDDEN CONVERGENCE OF MEDIA DEALSupdated: Mon Jun 12 1995 00:01:00

Looking for clues to the interactive future? Stay tuned to Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp. and Aussie scourge of the U.S. media. Not long after the Federal Communications Commission blessed ...

Fortune: ON THE RISEupdated: Mon May 21 1990 00:01:00

KIMERLY MONTOUR, 35 NEWS CORP. What does it take to go up against not only the big three networks' nightly television news but PBS, CNN, and all the others as well? Montour, vice president for news...


It's no secret: The party in junk bonds is over. Whacked by widespread selling, the return from junk fell to 4% last year. The new year has been no kinder. Rocked by the $3.8 billion default of Cam...

Fortune: CITIZEN MURDOCH PRESSES FOR MORE The Australian turned American is the first global media master. He built his empire by himselfupdated: Mon Jul 06 1987 00:01:00

THINK OF Rupert Murdoch as the Magellan of the Information Age, splashing ashore on one continent after another. The natives laugh at him, they throw stones, and sometimes they give him gifts. The ...

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