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    1. October 3, 2014

      Shine exit sets scene for Elisabeth Murdoch’s next act

      There was no fanfare or public acknowledgment when it emerged this week that Elisabeth Murdoch would be leaving Shine, the...

    2. September 30, 2014

      Elisabeth Murdoch to end Shine era

      Elisabeth Murdoch is to step down as chairman of Shine when it merges with Endemol and Core Media, ending a thirteen year...

    1. March 11, 2014

      Disney nears $500m deal to buy Maker Studios

      Walt Disney is nearing a deal to acquire Maker Studios in a deal worth $500m which could rise to as much as $900m if certain...

    2. July 2, 2013

      Eyal Ofer donates £10m to Tate Modern extension

      A billionaire shipowner has donated £10m towards the costs of Tate Modern’s new extension, in one of the largest gifts made...

    3. April 11, 2013

      News Corp’s Shine in talks to buy Big Talk

      News Corp’s Shine Group is in discussions to acquire Big Talk Productions, an independent UK film and television production...

    4. December 20, 2012

      Key backing for Maker online studio

      Time Warner’s investment group is joining a line-up of Hollywood names including Robert Downey Jr and Elisabeth Murdoch in...

    5. December 5, 2012

      Rupert Murdoch’s mother dies aged 103

      Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, mother of Rupert Murdoch and one of Australia’s greatest philanthropists, has died at the age of...

    6. December 3, 2012

      News Corp shakes up board ahead of split

      Rupert Murdoch has revealed senior management appointments across his media empire as he prepares to split News Corp into...

    7. December 2, 2012

      Murdoch’s UK newspaper chief resigns

      Tom Mockridge has resigned unexpectedly as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper arm after being passed over for...

    8. November 28, 2012

      Media groups grapple with succession

      The big succession question at News Corp has been answered, for now at least. No, not the endlessly discussed matter of...

    9. October 30, 2012

      Former Disney executive to run Shine

      Rich Ross, the former Walt Disney Studios chairman, has been hired by Elisabeth Murdoch to run Shine America, the television...

    10. August 29, 2012

      Murdochs’ schism has lessons for companies

      Much coverage of Elisabeth Murdoch’s MacTaggart lecture last week concentrated on her criticism of her brother James. With...

    11. August 24, 2012

      Elisabeth Murdoch brushes off speculation

      Elisabeth Murdoch on Friday sought to quash speculation that she was positioning herself to succeed her father Rupert as...

    12. July 12, 2012

      Elisabeth Murdoch hands over Shine reins

      Elisabeth Murdoch is handing over day-to-day management of Shine, the television and film production company she founded,...

    13. May 25, 2012

      The Diary: Sarah Sands

      Our former man in Washington, Sir Christopher Meyer, is making a television series for Sky Atlantic on world cities, and...

    14. May 4, 2012

      Murdoch diminished?

      Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain, by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman, Allen Lane, RRP£20,...

    15. April 20, 2012

      Murdoch’s UK arm faces more hacking claims

      News International is facing 46 new civil claims related to phone hacking on top of the cases it has already settled out of...

    16. April 15, 2012

      Goodwin departs Jefferies to set up bank

      Jonnie Goodwin, one of London’s best-connected media dealmakers, has left US investment bank Jefferies, to set up Lepe...

    17. January 24, 2012

      News Corp to launch US free-to-air Spanish network

      Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is making a pitch for the 50m-strong Hispanic population in the US with plans to launch a...

    18. November 29, 2011

      Freud brokered Church deal, ex-manager says

      Matthew Freud, Rupert Murdoch’s son-in-law, brokered the contentious deal for Charlotte Church to sing at Mr Murdoch’s 1999...

    19. September 3, 2011

      Shine appoints Kirkby as finance chief

      Shine, the television production company, has appointed Allison Kirkby as its new chief financial officer following the sale...

    20. September 2, 2011

      News Corp revamps board after hacking scandal

      News Corp has made its first boardroom changes since the News of the World phone hacking scandal focused critical attention...

    21. FT Alphaville

      August 18, 2011

      Elisabeth Murdoch made $214m on Shine sale

      Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of News Corp chief executive Rupert Murdoch, received $214m from his group’s purchase of Shine,...

    22. August 17, 2011

      Elisabeth Murdoch made $214m on Shine sale

      Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of News Corp chief executive Rupert Murdoch, received $214m from his group’s purchase of Shine,...

    23. August 6, 2011

      Elisabeth Murdoch delays joining News Corp board

      News Corp has shelved a plan to add Elisabeth Murdoch to its board of directors at this year’s annual meeting, in the latest...

    24. July 28, 2011

      New hacking claims emerge as inquiry opens

      As the panel investigating press ethics held its first meeting, there were further damaging allegations about phone hacking...

    25. July 15, 2011

      Murdoch loses Brooks and Hinton

      Rupert Murdoch is not known for emotional farewells, but after losing two of his most trusted confidants within a few hours,...

    26. July 15, 2011

      Buccaneer’s touch deserts Murdoch

      Barry Diller, the media mogul who formerly ran the Fox film studio for Rupert Murdoch, describes his former boss as being at...

    27. July 15, 2011

      Consummate networker with a ruthless streak

      Just four days ago, Rupert Murdoch indicated with a smile as he arrived in London that Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of...

    28. July 13, 2011

      News Corp Australia chief defends its conduct

      The head of News Corp’s Australian arm has attacked the country’s media and politicians for attempting to link the...

    29. March 30, 2011

      James Murdoch promoted at News Corp

      James Murdoch has been promoted to deputy chief operating officer at News Corp and chairman and chief executive of its...

    30. February 21, 2011

      Murdoch buys daughter’s Shine group

      Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is buying his daughter Elisabeth’s television production company – Shine Group – for £415m...

    31. February 12, 2011

      Rentokil chief mulls Intertek role

      Rentokil Initial chief Alan Brown, who joined the pest control-to-parcel delivery group in 2008, is considering taking his...

    32. January 14, 2011

      Elisabeth Murdoch’s Shine appoints advisers

      Elisabeth Murdoch’s Shine Productions may become part of her father Rupert’s News Corp empire after she engaged JPMorgan to...

    33. November 24, 2010

      Matthew Freud seeks break from Publicis

      Matthew Freud, one of the best-known figures in Britain’s public relations industry, is making a break for independence from...

    34. October 28, 2010

      Desmond pays for ‘Don’t Stop Believing’

      The threat of a legal dispute between two of Britain’s highest-profile TV industry personalities has lifted, after Shine...

    35. FT Alphaville

      October 18, 2010

      Weekend catch-up

      Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media*: From The FT, - Resolution buys Bupa unit for £165 million - Elisabeth...

    36. October 16, 2010

      Elisabeth Murdoch to sue Northern & Shell

      Elisabeth Murdoch, one of the most powerful independent producers in the UK, has instructed solicitors to sue Richard...

    37. July 25, 2010

      Liz Murdoch takes a Shine to independence

      When Elisabeth Murdoch left her top-flight job at her father Rupert’s British Sky Broadcasting in 2001, he told friends that...

    38. June 19, 2010

      BSkyB directors enjoy bubbly

      There seemed to be no corporate governance qualms for BSkyB directors attending the News Corp summer bash hosted by Rupert...

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