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    1. June 28, 2015

      Taking the rough with the smooth in US golf broadcasting

      Now is the summer of our content made miserable winter by this son of Oz, also known as Rupert Murdoch. Please bear with me...

    2. 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, the...

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    1. June 18, 2015

      Early test for Murdoch brothers at Fox

      With a new job comes new responsibility. James and Lachlan Murdoch found that out this week when, barely hours into their...

    2. June 18, 2015

      Jimmy Lee, investment banker and dealmaker, 1952-2015

      Jimmy Lee, the vice-chairman of JPMorgan Chase, was best known for making deals, from IBM’s first syndicated loan in the...

    3. June 14, 2015

      Prince Alwaleed calls for new Twitter chief executive

      Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of Twitter’s earliest and biggest shareholders, said he did not support Jack Dorsey becoming...

    4. June 12, 2015

      Latest twist in saga as king Murdoch divides his realm

      Meantime we shall express our darker purpose. Give me the map there. Know that we have divided . . . our kingdom. — King...

    5. 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 media...

    6. June 11, 2015

      21st Century Fox: the sons also rise

      At least there will be no Sumner Redstone redux at 21st Century Fox. The 90-something chairman of CBS and Viacom has not...

    7. 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...

    8. May 19, 2015

      Police raid Italian TV groups in football rights inquiry

      The offices of Italian broadcaster Mediaset and satellite television group Sky Italia have been raided by police...

    9. Business Blog

      May 6, 2015

      Skype v Sky has a lot to do with convergence

      Sky’s victory over Skype in the European court is an odd affair, provoking some predictable reactions. For a start, there is...

    10. May 1, 2015

      Mediaset: slow dance

      The slow, teasing dance by Mediaset — the Italian media conglomerate owned by Silvio Berlusconi — may soon reach a climax....

    11. April 30, 2015

      UK election: The Sun faces both ways with endorsement choice

      The division between Scotland and the rest of the UK assumed a new dimension on Thursday, after the country’s best-selling...

    12. 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...

    13. March 31, 2015

      How does one make it as a business pioneer?

      How do we define a business pioneer? This was the first question the six judges — three Financial Times columnists and three...

    14. March 31, 2015

      Business pioneers in media and sport

      From the first printed books to newspapers, radio, film, television and the internet, media have always been fuelled by...

    15. March 29, 2015

      MPs need more powers to hold the powerful to account, says Tyrie

      The power of backbench MPs to hold the powerful to account must be strengthened in the next parliament, according to Andrew...

    16. March 5, 2015

      Rebekah Brooks welcomed back to News Corp fold

      After a hiatus of nearly four years, Rebekah Brooks is coming back to Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. The former tabloid...

    17. March 1, 2015

      Rebekah Brooks set for social media return to Murdoch empire

      Rebekah Brooks, the former tabloid newspaper editor who was cleared of all charges in Britain’s phone-hacking scandal, is...

    18. February 6, 2015

      Robert Pirie, lawyer, banker and bibliophile, 1934-2015

      No one liked to tangle with Robert S Pirie. Part of a celebrated generation of dealmakers — at Skadden Arps, the New York...

    19. February 4, 2015

      Fox cuts profit forecast as TV viewers switch to digital platforms

      Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has cut its profits forecast for the next fiscal year by about $500m because of currency...

    20. February 4, 2015

      Murdoch loses Saudi ally at News Corp

      Rupert Murdoch has lost an important News Corp ally after Prince Alwaleed bin Talal sold most of his stake, a move that...

    21. February 3, 2015

      News Corp avoids US charges on phone hacking

      The US Department of Justice has told Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and 21st Century Fox that they will not face US charges...

    22. January 28, 2015

      Allies lose faith in Australia PM Abbott’s leadership

      He promised to run a “no surprises, no excuses government” following a chaotic period in Australian politics when the former...

    23. January 25, 2015

      Golf’s slow death in the Sky ghetto

      It is almost the very end of empire, analogous to the moment Hong Kong was handed back to the Chinese. Now the ravens can...

    24. January 20, 2015

      Death of the Page 3 girl

      The most famous female in British journalism has been quietly laid to rest, shortly after celebrating her 44th birthday. The...

    25. January 19, 2015

      Self-doubt in snow boots: the reality of Davos for most CEOs

      Chief executives project an air of certainty but their real state of mind must be constant doubt. How do I know? First, very...

    26. January 14, 2015

      The prudent mogul breaks up his empire

      There comes a time in most people’s lives, usually very late in the lives of self-made billionaires, when they settle their...

    27. November 17, 2014

      Investors challenge Murdoch voting rights

      Independent shareholders in News Corp have staged their largest protest to date against the voting structure that has given...

    28. November 17, 2014

      ‘Police lied’ about Mitchell pleb claims, court told

      Andrew Mitchell told the High Court he would “never call a policeman a pleb let alone a fg pleb”, as the former Conservative...

    29. October 24, 2014

      ‘The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Transatlantic Battle’, by Peter Baldwin

      When the Stop Online Piracy Act was voted down in the US Congress two years ago following a protest movement encouraged by...

    30. September 30, 2014

      News Corp to buy US property website Move

      Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has announced its biggest deal since the print and publishing group became a stand alone company...

    31. September 18, 2014

      Rupert Murdoch: savaging Google and American capitalism

      Robert Thomson, chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, has written to Europe’s competition commissioner, calling for...

    32. September 18, 2014

      News Corp chief lambasts ‘cynical’ Google

      Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has lambasted Google’s dominance of internet search, accusing the company of “cynical...

    33. September 17, 2014

      Scotland, guns, politics and the companies that do not speak up

      There is a strong case for companies to stay out of politics. First, their top executives are not, in my experience,...

    34. September 17, 2014

      Sky Deutschland boards advise against BSkyB bid

      Sky Deutschland has advised its investors not to sell their shares to sister pay-TV operator BSkyB as part of the latter’s...

    35. September 17, 2014

      Scottish independence: Boris Johnson mocks Rupert Murdoch’s hints

      Boris Johnson has teased Rupert Murdoch for his flirtation with Scottish independence, saying the media baron need look no...

    36. Business Blog

      September 2, 2014

      Del Vecchio stepping in is a step back for Luxottica

      Leonardo Del Vecchio: out with the new, in with the old? (Photo: Paolo Bona) I’m annoyed with Leonardo Del Vecchio, founder...

    37. August 29, 2014

      Vice Media nears sale of stake to A&E

      Vice Media is finalising the sale of a 10 per cent stake to A&E Networks, the cable television group jointly owned by Walt...

    38. August 18, 2014

      ‘What-if’ musings that drive leaders mad

      As this month’s centenary of the outbreak of the first world war drew nearer, historians jousted over what the world would...

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