Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox bids $14 billion for UK's Sky

Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox bids $14 billion for UK's Sky

 Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has struck a preliminary deal to buy the 61 percent of British pay-TV firm Sky Plc it does not already own for around $14 billion, five years after a political scandal wrecked a previous bid.

Dec 10, 2016, 13:45 PM IST
Twitter on sale rumours surface again

Twitter on sale rumours surface again

Although Twitter has been working hard to regain its lost position in the social media space, reports suggest that its quiet summer may soon come to an end and it may soon be on the block.
 

Sep 07, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

Fox News chief Ailes resigns after sexual harassment claims

Roger Ailes on Thursday resigned as chairman and chief executive of Fox News Channel following allegations of sexual harassment, an abrupt end to his 20-year rein over America`s most lucrative and powerful cable news channel for conservatives.

Jul 22, 2016, 10:02 AM IST

UK tabloid censured over story of Muslims` IS support

Britain`s press regulator on Saturday censured Rupert Murdoch`s The Sun tabloid for a "significantly misleading" story claiming one in five British Muslims sympathise with jihadist fighters.

Mar 27, 2016, 03:27 AM IST
Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress and model Jerry Hall celebrated their marriage with a blessing service on Saturday at St. Bride`s church on London`s Fleet Street, the spiritual home of British journalism.

Mar 05, 2016, 19:28 PM IST
'Happiest man in world' Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

'Happiest man in world' Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

Rupert Murdoch wed former supermodel Jerry Hall in a low-key ceremony in central London on Friday, the fourth marriage for the media mogul.

Mar 05, 2016, 09:50 AM IST

Rupert Murdoch ties the knot Jerry Hall

Rupert Murdoch ties the knot Jerry Hall

Mar 04, 2016, 20:27 PM IST

Be ready to pay the price of the principles you follow, says Dr Subhash Chandra

In chat with MJ Akbar, Dr Subhash Chandra says that one should always be ready to pay the price of the principles he follows.

Jan 21, 2016, 17:53 PM IST

Once a friend, always a friend no matter what happens: Dr Subhash Chandra

In chat with MJ Akbar, Dr Subhash Chandra says that one should always be ready to pay the price of the principles he follows.

Jan 21, 2016, 16:50 PM IST
Rupert Murdoch engaged to model Jerry Hall

Rupert Murdoch engaged to model Jerry Hall

Rupert Murdoch has announced engagement to almost 30 years younger model Jerry Hall, who is rocker Mick Jagger's former girlfriend.

Jan 12, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
Top 10 Business Leaders of 2015

Top 10 Business Leaders of 2015

MasterCard's Ajay Banga has been named among the top 10 global business leaders by Fortune magazine, a list that is topped by Nike's Mike Parker.

 

Dec 17, 2015, 13:28 PM IST
Racist much? Australian daily's cartoon shows Indians eating solar panels!

Racist much? Australian daily's cartoon shows Indians eating solar panels!

The said cartoon depicts an emaciated Indian family breaking up solar panels and one person trying to eat them with 'mango chutney'.

Dec 15, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

UK closes four-year-old phone hacking investigation

A total of 12 prosecutions for offences relating to phone hacking were brought and there have been nine convictions over the past few years.

Dec 11, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

'The Sun' to offer free online news again

Rupert Murdoch owned top-selling British tabloid 'The Sun' has done a U-turn on its policy by scrapping its paywall and offering most of its website content for free.

Oct 31, 2015, 20:03 PM IST
Murdoch says Obama not a 'real black president', apologises

Murdoch says Obama not a 'real black president', apologises

Barack Obama, the first black president of the United States, is not a "real black president", Rupert Murdoch has tweeted, triggering angry reactions and forcing the powerful media mogul to apologise for his racially offensive comments.

Oct 08, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Rupert Murdoch suggests Barack Obama isn't 'real black president'

The founder of the global News Corp media empire, Rupert Murdoch, is suggesting that President Barack Obama isn't a "real black president."

Oct 08, 2015, 18:26 PM IST
PM Modi's new fan Murdoch says time spent with Indian PM 'great hour'

PM Modi's new fan Murdoch says time spent with Indian PM 'great hour'

Media baron Rupert Murdoch on Friday described the time spent with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here as a "great hour" during which they discussed role the media and entertainment industry can play in the development and generation of employment opportunities in India.

Sep 25, 2015, 14:02 PM IST
Rupert Murdoch looks at Star to lead group's international revenue

Rupert Murdoch looks at Star to lead group's international revenue

Star India, which is a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, broadcasts over 40 channels in seven languages, reaching more than 720 million every week across 100 countries.

Sep 13, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Brooks faces fights on all fronts back at Murdoch's London HQ

When the once toxic Rebekah Brooks returns to run Rupert Murdoch`s British newspapers on Monday she will face the toughest challenge of her career -- rebuilding her reputation and the company in the harsh glare of the public spotlight. 

Sep 06, 2015, 08:07 AM IST
Ex-tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks returns as News Corp UK chief

Ex-tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks returns as News Corp UK chief

British ex-editor Rebekah Brooks, the fiery redhead who resigned over a tabloid phone-hacking scandal, will return to Rupert Murdoch`s News Corp as head of its UK division, the company said on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2015, 21:40 PM IST