Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch's third marriage fails

Rupert Murdoch's third marriage fails

He was the billionaire mogul and she was the beautiful former executive at his giant Asian media company Star TV who, when faced with a pie-throwing assailant, jumped to her feet and defended her man.

Murdoch might scrap Page 3 girls

Murdoch might scrap Page 3 girls

As much a part of the saucier side of British 20th-century life as cheeky seaside postcards and innuendo-loaded comedies, the topless models in Britain's best-selling daily paper might soon be no more.

Britain's 'Times' editor steps down

Britain's 'Times' editor steps down

James Harding has stepped down as editor of Rupert Murdoch's Times of London on in the latest upheaval at the mogul's troubled British newspaper business.

Murdoch chooses Kiwi to run British newspapers

Murdoch chooses Kiwi to run British newspapers

Rupert Murdoch has turned from one straight-talking New Zealander to another, appointing pay-TV executive Mike Darcey to run his troubled British newspaper arm through what is likely to be another tumultuous period for the Sun and Times titles.

Murdoch quits boards of British papers

Murdoch quits boards of British papers

News Corp's Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director from a string of boards overseeing the Sun, Times and Sunday Times newspapers in Britain, the company said in an internal memo.

Proposed News Corp split seen as beneficial

Proposed News Corp split seen as beneficial

The Rupert Murdoch-controlled News Corporation recently announced it was considering the split-off of its publishing businesses into a separate publicly traded company. Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms believes the split will be positive for the shares, even beyond the initial reaction. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports.

Cruise near top of 'creepy' Scientology cult: Murdoch

Cruise near top of 'creepy' Scientology cult: Murdoch

News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch took a swipe at Tom Cruise in a series of tweets that labelled the Hollywood star a No 2 or No. 3 person in the hierarchy of Scientologists, a group the media mogul called "creepy."

Brokers see value in News Corp split

The Rupert Murdoch-controlled News Corp is likely to split into two separate public companies, with brokers suggesting the company sees better value in its assets than is being reflected in the current share price.

Murdoch threat claim 'has no foundation in fact'

Murdoch threat claim 'has no foundation in fact'

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has flatly contradicted media tycoon Rupert Murdoch at a judicial hearing, suggesting the News Corp chief had misled the government-sponsored inquiry into press ethics under oath.

Ex-PM Blair faces grilling over Murdoch ties

Tony Blair's decision to openly court Rupert Murdoch to win power and ensure favourable coverage during his decade-long tenure as British prime minister will come under scrutiny when he faces a media inquiry today.

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