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Dec 17, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

NBC to investigate anchor Williams' Iraq war reporting

NBC launched an internal probe on Friday into top-rated "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams` debunked claim that he was aboard a helicopter that was downed by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) during the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Feb 07, 2015, 07:07 AM IST

Books, digital real estate assets lift News Corp results

News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported quarterly revenue and a profit just above analysts` consensus forecast as its book publishing and real estate businesses offset dwindling print revenue.

Feb 06, 2015, 07:42 AM IST

News Corp acquires 25% stake in PropTiger.Com for $30 mn

News Corp picked up the stake in Elara Technologies Pte Ltd, the parent firm of PropTiger.Com.

Nov 25, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

Google fires back at News Corp; defends search, piracy practices

Google Inc hit back at News Corp on Thursday for calling it a platform for piracy and an "unaccountable bureaucracy," in a point-by-point rebuttal that stressed the Internet search company`s commitment to fighting online crime.

Sep 26, 2014, 04:45 AM IST

Andy Coulson guilty in UK phone-hacking trial, Brooks cleared

Former Rupert Murdoch confidante Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges while former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of plotting to hack phones in a dramatic end to Britain`s marathon media trial on Tuesday.

Jun 24, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

Murdoch's News Corp sells community newspapers

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Said today it was selling a group of 11 community newspapers as part of a move to globalise and digitise its publishing operations.

Jun 24, 2014, 10:27 AM IST

News Corp posts 506-mn-dollar fiscal year profit

Publishing company News Corp has reported a profit of 506 million dollars for the fiscal year ended in June, or 87 cents a share, compared with a loss of 2.08 billion dollars a year earlier.

Sep 22, 2013, 16:36 PM IST

Murdoch's News Corp books $7.66 bn annual profit

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, formerly known as News Corp, has reported a boost in annual profit with an increase of 10 percent over 2012 revenue.

Aug 07, 2013, 18:21 PM IST

Murdoch moves London empire to glitzy new location

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Friday announced plans to move all of its London operations into a new building in the shadow of Western Europe's tallest skyscraper, the Shard.

Jul 12, 2013, 21:43 PM IST

Rupert Murdoch asked to step down as News Corporation chairman

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is being pressed once again by dissident shareholders to step down as chairman of News Corporation.

May 09, 2013, 18:21 PM IST

News Corp publishing arm lost $2.08 bln last year

The News Corp. revealed the full extent of the financial troubles at its newspaper and books businesses.

Dec 22, 2012, 18:29 PM IST

News Corp files document with US regulators on split

The company had earlier in June announced the restructuring which would split the conglomerate into a publishing entity and a media and entertainment company.

Dec 21, 2012, 23:31 PM IST

Indian-origin executive among top new appointees at News Corp

News Corp Monday announced a major restructuring of its top management in line with its decision to split into two publicly traded firms, naming a new head for its troubled British newspaper arm and appointing an Indian- origin executive to head the publishing business' finances.

Dec 03, 2012, 11:49 AM IST

News Corp rejigs top management ahead of separating businesses

Ahead of separating its business into two entities, global media firm News Corporation has restructured senior management that oversees its media and entertainment segment.

Jul 24, 2012, 14:01 PM IST

Rupert Murdoch quits boards in UK, US, India

Under pressure to restructure his global holdings, media baron Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a string of directorships controlling his News Corporation's UK titles and those in India, US and Australia, fuelling speculation that he may be preparing to sell his newspaper group here.

Jul 22, 2012, 18:00 PM IST

Murdoch quits as News International director

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun.

Jul 22, 2012, 09:07 AM IST

Murdoch's News Corp makes $2 bn offer for Packer's pay TV

News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch''s international media company, announced on Wednesday that it had made a takeover bid for Australian James Packer''s Consolidated Media Holdings (CMH) at a cost of 1.97 billion dollar AU dollars ( 2.00 billion U.S. dollars).

Jun 20, 2012, 13:36 PM IST

Murdoch survives News Corp annual meeting

News Corp shareholders reelected the media conglomerate's board of directors on Friday and failed to approve a proposal to oust Rupert Murdoch from his chairman post.

Oct 22, 2011, 09:21 AM IST

Investor group to vote against Murdochs at News Corp AGM

Rupert Murdoch's multi-million dollar campaign to win back the hearts and minds of News Corporation's independent investors suffered a new blow on Friday after another key shareholder group called for his eviction from its board.

Oct 14, 2011, 19:09 PM IST