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    1. Fast FT

      May 4, 2016

      Trump effect lifts 21st Century Fox revenue

      The Donald Trump effect boosted ratings at Fox News Channel in the first quarter and propelled revenue growth at its...

    2. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      21st Century Fox sales slip on weak movie slate

      A weaker slate of films and lower home entertainment sales at its movie studio held back 21st Century Fox profits...

    1. January 30, 2016

      Murdoch’s return to helm of Sky set to raise governance questions

      James Murdoch is returning as chairman of satellite broadcaster Sky, almost five years to the day after the...

    2. January 29, 2016

      Sky: reruns

      James Murdoch has returned as the chairman of Sky. This is dramatic, and matters little. While the group’s shares ended...

    3. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Sky shares jump 3% as James Murdoch returns

      Shares in Sky have jumped 3 per cent this morning after the company said Rupert Murdoch’s son James is returning as...

    4. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      James Murdoch to be new Sky chairman

      He’s back. Nearly four years after resigning as chairman of satellite TV operator Sky due to the phone-hacking scandal,...

    5. January 8, 2016

      CES 2016: Hollywood looks to VR for new type of storytelling

      When 21st Century Fox released The Martian last autumn, audiences flocked to watch Matt Damon portray a scientist left...

    6. September 29, 2015

      ValueAct’s Jeff Ubben nominated to Fox board

      Jeff Ubben, founder of the activist hedge fund ValueAct, has been nominated as a director of 21st Century Fox, giving...

    7. September 4, 2015

      Rebekah Brooks has task of rewriting News Corp’s headline figures

      Rebekah Brooks could be forgiven for experiencing a pang of déjà vu when she starts work on Monday morning. Four years...

    8. August 5, 2015

      Fox shares tumble despite upbeat subscriber forecasts

      Lachlan Murdoch, executive co-chairman of 21st Century Fox, warned that the pace of change and disruption in television...

    9. June 25, 2015

      Roger Ailes signs 3-year deal with Fox News

      Roger Ailes has ended speculation about his future at 21st Century Fox by signing a deal to continue running Fox News,...

    10. June 18, 2015

      Murdochs extend ‘poison pill’ defence at News Corp

      News Corp has approved the extension of a shareholder “poison pill” that maintains the Murdoch family’s effective...

    11. June 12, 2015

      James Murdoch to fill big boots of ‘trusted adviser’ Chase Carey

      With his handlebar moustache and avuncular manner, Chase Carey does not look or sound like a hard-nosed titan of the...

    12. June 11, 2015

      James Murdoch takes chief executive job at 21st Century Fox

      Rupert Murdoch is to share power at 21st Century Fox with his sons James and Lachlan as Chase Carey, the company’s most...

    13. June 10, 2015

      Murdoch groups pick Danish architect for World Trade Center HQ

      Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and News Corp have chosen a Danish architect to build their US headquarters at the...

    14. April 23, 2015

      James Murdoch primed to fill Carey-sized Fox hole

      There is a moment about 10 minutes after the start of each 21st Century Fox earnings call — usually following some...

    15. February 13, 2015

      Sky’s centre forward sets a tough goal

      Fifteen months ago Sky lost the rights to Champions League football to its big rival BT, dealing a blow to its chief...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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,...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. September 21, 2012

      MetroPCS leads recovery in telecoms

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

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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