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Jun 14, 2018
After AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner comes the deluge; Comcast makes $65 billion lunge for FoxComcast bid $65 billion for Fox's entertainment business on Wednesday, a day after a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, it would give a major cable distributor control even more channels on its lineup and those of its rivals. There are fears that it could lead to higher cable bills or hinder online alternatives.
Jun 05, 2018
UK culture secretary throws Rupert Murdoch a lifeline in $16.4 billion bid to buy 61 percent of SkyBritain's culture secretary threw Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox a lifeline Tuesday in its 11.7 billion-pound ($16.4 billion) bid to buy the 61 percent of the U.K. satellite broadcaster Sky it doesn't already own.
Dec 12, 2017
Disney likely to acquire 21st Century Fox: How the mega merger will change Hollywood's landscapeA deal worth $60 billion between Disney and 21st Century Fox might be on the table after substantive talks over the Thanksgiving holidays.
Jun 18, 2017
TV ad rates soar ahead of India, Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy finalsCricket between the neighbours and rivals has been limited because of their longstanding political problems. They last played a bilateral series in 2012-13, when Pakistan toured India for two Twenty20 games and three one-day internationals.
Apr 20, 2017
Fox News sacks popular news anchor Bill O'Reilly over harassment allegationsFox News on Wednesday severed its relationship with Bill O'Reilly, sacking its biggest star and America's most-watched cable news anchor over a flood of sexual harassment allegations and crashing advertising sales.
Jul 22, 2016
Fox News president Roger Ailes resigns after accusations of sexual harassmentThe president of Fox News, Roger Ailes, resigned as the network's chief after a number of female employees accused him of sexual harassment.
Jun 25, 2014
Murdoch protegee Brooks cleared in phone hacking caseArray
Feb 21, 2014
Rebekah Brooks acquitted over Prince William 'bikini photo'Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was acquitted of a charge of paying for a picture of Prince William in a bikini as she gave evidence for the first time in her phone hacking trial in London on Thursday.
Jul 21, 2011
I found the Murdochs to be tough but fair employers: Peter MukerjeaThe CEO of Star India for seven years, Peter Mukerjea associated closely with the Murdochs. In a look-back and forward he asks some hard questions and lays out what is likely to happen in the future.
Jul 20, 2011
Why smirk at Murdoch when our media has much to hide?The Murdoch affair should force Indian media to re-examine their own ethics issues. We haven't seen serious soul-searching for a while, and this is as good a time as any.