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    1. November 19, 2014

      Funds oppose James Murdoch’s re-election at Sky

      A group of institutional investors has called for shareholders to vote against James Murdoch’s re-election to the board of...

    2. March 28, 2014

      Court hears account of Rebekah Brooks’ resignation

      Rupert Murdoch, the media tycoon, told Charlie Brooks to call him personally if there were any signs his wife Rebekah was...

    1. March 27, 2014

      BSkyB lifted by merger theories

      Rupert Murdoch’s succession planning has given fresh life to BSkyB merger theories. Sky climbed 1.5 per cent to 930p on...

    2. March 26, 2014

      Murdoch brings Lachlan in from cold

      Lachlan Murdoch walked out of his day job at News Corp in 2005, frustrated after clashing with executives including Fox...

    3. March 26, 2014

      21st Century Fox: generous servings

      At many family gatherings, Dad carves the roast. Rupert Murdoch simply serves up plum executive postings to his children....

    4. March 26, 2014

      Lachlan returns to Murdoch empire succession race

      Lachlan Murdoch is back in the race to succeed his father, nine years after leaving Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, with a...

    5. February 19, 2014

      Phone-hacking trial: Tony Blair offered to be ‘adviser’, jury told

      Tony Blair offered to be an “adviser” to Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News International, tycoon Rupert Murdoch, and...

    6. September 27, 2013

      James Murdoch to chair Sky Deutschland

      James Murdoch has been promoted to the position of chairman of Sky Deutschland marking the latest stage in the...

    7. June 30, 2013

      Fiat to be largest shareholder in Corriere della Sera

      Fiat is set to become the largest shareholder in Italy’s influential newspaper Corriere della Sera in a move that will...

    8. June 21, 2013

      Sun editor Dominic Mohan hands over to David Dinsmore

      News Corp has further shaken up its top ranks a week before it formally splits in two, moving the editor of The Sun to...

    9. March 8, 2013

      ‘New News Corp’ gets $1.8bn cash injection

      News Corp’s publishing arm will start its new life as a separate, public company in June with nearly $2.6bn in net cash,...

    10. February 25, 2013

      James Murdoch turns to ‘unfinished business’

      Minority investments such as BSkyB, which News Corp tried to buy before a phone hacking scandal derailed the deal in 2011,...

    11. February 6, 2013

      News Corp to ‘stay the course’ with BSkyB

      News Corp will “stay the course” with its 39.1 per cent stake in BSkyB for now, executives said on Wednesday as they...

    12. November 1, 2012

      James Murdoch survives vote at BSkyB

      James Murdoch breezed through a potentially tempestuous annual meeting at British Sky Broadcasting, drawing a line under the...

    13. October 15, 2012

      Murdoch hopes for peaceful annual meeting

      Rupert Murdoch was busy last week preparing for Tuesday’s annual meeting at the Fox studio lot in Los Angeles, but News...

    14. September 26, 2012

      More BSkyB independent directors to quit

      BSkyB has announced that two of its independent directors are to leave by the end of year as it embarks on a further...

    15. September 24, 2012

      Time for due diligence on the ‘fit and proper’ test

      The “fit and proper” test is regulators’ and professional associations’ tool of choice for assessing suitability for office...

    16. September 21, 2012

      MetroPCS leads recovery in telecoms

      US equity investors favoured defensive stocks this week, sending telecommunications and healthcare sectors higher, up 2.9...

    17. FT Alphaville

      September 21, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      Spain bailout plan to be unveiled next Thursday: EU authorities are working behind the scenes to pave the way for a new...

    18. September 20, 2012

      Ofcom delivers blow to Murdoch’s ambitions

      Even though the Murdochs could see it coming, the second punch must have hurt more than the first. In May, a UK...

    19. September 20, 2012

      James Murdoch eyes expanded US role

      James Murdoch is being lined up to take direct responsibility for News Corp’s US television businesses, even as his record...

    20. September 20, 2012

      News Corp stake sale would benefit BSkyB

      Sky gets a “not guilty” verdict, but for James Murdoch, Ofcom’s ruling is more of a “not proven”. The watchdog says Sky is...

    21. September 20, 2012

      Sky clear but clouds remain for Murdochs

      An Ofcom verdict has left British Sky Broadcasting free to explore pastures new in UK broadcasting but planted landmines...

    22. September 20, 2012

      Regulator rules BSkyB ‘fit and proper’

      James Murdoch’s hopes of one day leading News Corp, the media group headed by his father Rupert, were damaged on Thursday...

    23. September 5, 2012

      Uribe and Chao set for News Corp board

      News Corp has nominated Álvaro Uribe, the former president of Colombia, and Elaine Chao, George W. Bush’s labour secretary,...

    24. August 15, 2012

      BBC’s defender faces tough task at NYT

      Mark Thompson knows something about dysfunctional family institutions. As director-general of the BBC, the “Auntie” Britain...

    25. FT Alphaville

      June 26, 2012

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP The FT’s markets round-up: The FTSE All-World equity index rose 0.3 per cent after an earlier decline, and copper...

    26. June 22, 2012

      A son out to prove he is no chip off the old media bloke

      When the late Australian tycoon Kerry Packer was running his media and entertainment empire, he was the gambling world’s...

    27. June 6, 2012

      News Corp to take over ESPN Star Sports

      News Corp is acquiring Walt Disney’s stake in their Asian sports joint venture, ESPN Star Sports, putting some of its cash...

    28. June 1, 2012

      Affable Cameroon who struggled as a referee

      Jeremy Hunt is learning to become a football referee. Clad in black, the culture secretary relates on his website his...

    29. May 31, 2012

      Hunt fights for his survival

      Jeremy Hunt’s involvement with the Leveson inquiry has been a marathon rather than a sprint, with no final report on his...

    30. May 31, 2012

      Hunt quizzed over text to Murdoch

      Jeremy Hunt sent James Murdoch a text hours before he assumed a quasi-judicial role in the UK’s largest media bid,...

    31. Westminster Blog

      May 31, 2012

      The texts that could cost Jeremy Hunt his job

      Two text message exchanges stand out from this morning’s Leveson testimony by Jeremy Hunt, both sent on the day we found out...

    32. May 24, 2012

      Hunt lobbied PM over News Corp bid

      Jeremy Hunt lobbied the prime minister on behalf of News Corp’s proposed takeover of BSkyB just weeks before he was asked to...

    33. Westminster Blog

      May 24, 2012

      The memo that renews pressure on Hunt and Cameron over BSkyB

      The highlight of this afternoon’s evidence by Adam Smith, the former adviser to Jeremy Hunt, was the publication of a memo...

    34. May 4, 2012

      BSkyB distances itself from News Corp

      British Sky Broadcasting has moved to distance itself from News Corp, its biggest shareholder, ahead of Ofcom’s decision...

    35. May 2, 2012

      BSkyB results a ‘mixed bag’

      British Sky Broadcasting on Wednesday reported a jump in the number of subscribers to its broadband, pay-television and...

    36. May 2, 2012

      Ofcom must rise above hate storm on BSkyB

      In one respect it would be desirable for Ofcom to rule unconditionally that British Sky Broadcasting is fit and proper to...

    37. May 2, 2012

      US senators raise heat on Murdoch

      Two Democratic senators have turned up the political pressure on News Corp, reviving questions about whether a scandal at...

    38. May 1, 2012

      Five-year probe that has rarely run smoothly

      Tuesday’s report is the end of a five-year path for MPs investigating phone hacking that has seldom run smoothly. The...

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