Murdoch brothers' symbiotic ties to be tested in Fox cockpit

 One has been closely involved with the family business from his early 20s and is driven to succeed. The other had to be lured back from a decade`s hiatus from the company and has operated at the edges of the empire.

Rupert Murdoch to step down as 21st Century Fox CEO?
Rupert Murdoch to step down as 21st Century Fox CEO?

 Rupert Murdoch is reportedly planning to step down from his role as 21st Century Fox CEO.

Rupert Murdoch sets 21st Century Fox transition: CNBC

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to step down as chief executive of the media-entertainment conglomerate 21st Century Fox and hand the job to his son James, it was reported today.

UK PM Cameron's ex-media chief cleared of perjury over phone-hacking

Andy Coulson, British Prime Minister David Cameron`s one-time media chief, was acquitted by a Scottish court on Wednesday of committing perjury by lying about his knowledge of phone-hacking at a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid he once edited.

Rupert Murdoch says Scottish self rule inevitable ''in next few years''

 Scotland is likely to win self rule in the next few years while the economic divide between the international powerhouse of London and the rest of the United Kingdom will deepen, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said on Sunday.

UK court quashes News of the World reporter's conviction

 A former journalist with media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct 'News of the World' tabloid has had his conviction for paying public officials for information overturned by an appeals court here.

'Sun' journalists cleared of bribe charges

Four former and current journalists from the Rupert Murdoch-owned 'Sun' newspaper have been cleared of plotting to pay officials in return for stories.

Rupert Murdoch stirs tweetstorm with Muslim comments

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch sought to backtrack Wednesday from a Twitter storm stemming from comments about Muslims following the Paris attacks. 

J.K. Rowling criticizes Rupert Murdoch over anti-Islam tweets
J.K. Rowling criticizes Rupert Murdoch over anti-Islam tweets

 J.K. Rowling has recently criticized Rupert Murdoch over his anti-Islam tweets regarding Charlie Hebdo attack, it has been reported.

Ex-tabloid news editor jailed for hacking

A judge has sentenced former News of the World news editor Ian Edmondson to eight months in prison for conspiring to hack the phones of celebrities, politicians and royals.

Ex-editor at Murdoch tabloid jailed for phone-hacking

A former news editor at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct Sunday tabloid, 'News of the World', was on Friday jailed for eight months for his role in phone hacking, becoming the eighth person from the erstwhile newspaper to be convicted.

Former News of the World editor admits phone hacking

 

London: A former news editor at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct tabloid 'News of the World' on Friday admitted to hacking phones of celebrities like Jude Law and Paul McCartney while at the newspaper, becoming the eight person to be convicted in connection with the case.

Cameron`s former aide Coulson charged with perjury

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson who has been convicted in a high-profile phone hacking case at Rupert Murdoch`s now defunct tabloid `News of the World`, was today charged with three counts of perjury by a Scottish court.

Rupert Murdoch withdraws offer for Time Warner

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has said his 21st Century Fox group had withdrawn its bid for Time Warner, a massive offer which could have shaken up the media-entertainment world.

Two top ex-Murdoch journalists face UK phone-hacking charges

Two former senior journalists at Rupert Murdoch`s defunct British tabloid the News of the World will be charged with conspiring to hack phones, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Australia should welcome immigrants: Murdoch

Global press baron Rupert Murdoch has urged Australia to be open to immigrants and engage more deeply with Asia, as he celebrated 50 years of the national newspaper he founded, The Australian.

UK PM`s ex-media chief Coulson jailed for Murdoch tabloid hacking

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.

Kate Middleton`s red dress sets new trend

Ever since Kate Middleton stepped out in a red dress, the demand for similar outfits has gone up and online stores have been bombarded with orders.