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Murdoch's News Corp to buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s book-publishing division for $349 million
Arts & Culture

Murdoch's News Corp to buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s book-publishing division for $349 million

News Corp. owns HarperCollins, one of the industry’s largest book publishers, which will operate the division, called HMH Books & Media, the company said on 29 March.

Milton Glaser, groundbreaking graphic designer who created the 'I ❤ NY' logo, passes away at 91
Arts & Culture

Milton Glaser, groundbreaking graphic designer who created the 'I ❤ NY' logo, passes away at 91

Milton Glaser's pictorial sense was so profound, and his designs so influential, that his works in later years were preserved by collectors and studied as fine art.

Bombshell's narratives depicts a confused feminism, Hollywood's lukewarm attempt to represent #MeToo movement
Entertainment

Bombshell's narratives depicts a confused feminism, Hollywood's lukewarm attempt to represent #MeToo movement

Bombshell has been described as the “first” #MeToo film, and the “definitive” film about the #MeToo movement – and there is much to admire about a group of women who take on a workplace riddled with sexual harassment, and win. Yet the film appears to view the women’s political ideologies and their fight against sexism as separate issues.

The Making of Star India: Vanita Kohli-Khandekar's book on Rupert Murdoch’s Indian TV foray is a must-read
Life

The Making of Star India: Vanita Kohli-Khandekar's book on Rupert Murdoch’s Indian TV foray is a must-read

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar’s The Making of Star India is a detailed treatise of the news baron Rupert Murdoch’s greatest adventure as well as the tale of India’s tryst with television

The Loudest Voice review: Fox News' monopoly expose is far less gripping than it should be
Entertainment

The Loudest Voice review: Fox News' monopoly expose is far less gripping than it should be

One would expect The Loudest Voice, a show about one of the most dangerous people in the history of the world creating a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) to be far more gripping.

Democrats bar Fox News from hosting party's primary candidate debates after report says it's Trump's 'propaganda' vehicle
World

Democrats bar Fox News from hosting party's primary candidate debates after report says it's Trump's 'propaganda' vehicle

The Democratic Party on Wednesday said it will not allow Fox News to host any of its primary candidate debates, after published revelations suggested the network is a "propaganda" vehicle for President Donald Trump.

Judd Apatow urges Fox stars to speak out against network's coverage of Donald Trump's immigration policy
Entertainment

Judd Apatow urges Fox stars to speak out against network's coverage of Donald Trump's immigration policy

Judd Apatow condemned mass media company 21st Century Fox as well as CEO Rupert Murdoch and his family for their coverage of Trump's immigration policy

After AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner comes the deluge; Comcast makes $65 billion lunge for Fox
World

After AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner comes the deluge; Comcast makes $65 billion lunge for Fox

Comcast 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.

UK culture secretary throws Rupert Murdoch a lifeline in $16.4 billion bid to buy 61 percent of Sky
World

UK culture secretary throws Rupert Murdoch a lifeline in $16.4 billion bid to buy 61 percent of Sky

Britain'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.

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch calls upon Facebook to pay 'trusted news publishers' a carriage fee to fight misinformation
News & Analysis

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch calls upon Facebook to pay 'trusted news publishers' a carriage fee to fight misinformation

The quality of news on Facebook has been called into question after alleged Russian operatives and spammers spread false reports on the site

Disney agrees to buy key assets of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal
Entertainment

Disney agrees to buy key assets of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal

Walt Disney Co. agrees to buy key film and TV assets of 21st Century Fox, in a $52.4 billion deal. This means that things could change for Indian TV too.

Disney reportedly 'interested' in acquiring rival entertainment giant 21st Century Fox
Entertainment

Disney reportedly 'interested' in acquiring rival entertainment giant 21st Century Fox

21st Century Fox is holding talks to sell most of the media-entertainment giant to Disney. Shares of the Rupert Murdoch owned firm soared after the reports.

IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla says he expects plenty of growth for the tournament after mega deal with Star
First Cricket News

IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla says he expects plenty of growth for the tournament after mega deal with Star

Earning hundreds of thousands of dollars a week — albeit for only two months —is usually the preserve of footballers and NBA players, but IPL cricketers can expect a step-change in their wages next year.

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch asked Donald Trump to fire chief strategist Steve Bannon, says report
World

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch asked Donald Trump to fire chief strategist Steve Bannon, says report

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch recently urged President Donald Trump to sack his far-right chief strategist Steve Bannon, The New York Times reported late Monday.

Britain's Guardian and Observer newspapers to switch to tabloid format, in bid to save costs
World

Britain's Guardian and Observer newspapers to switch to tabloid format, in bid to save costs

Britain's The Guardian newspaper will switch to tabloid format from early 2018, the newspaper's owner said on Tuesday, after deciding to outsource the printing of its two best-known titles in a bid to keep costs down

Arnab Goswami gets legal notice: Media group threatens him for using phrase 'nation wants to know'
India

Arnab Goswami gets legal notice: Media group threatens him for using phrase 'nation wants to know'

Arnab Goswami, the popular news anchor who recently announced the launch of his new news venture Republic, uploaded a three minute audio clip on Youtube on Monday, claiming to have received a legal notice from a media group. Goswami said the media group threatened him with imprisonment if he uses the phrase 'nation wants to know'.

Ivanka Trump reportedly stepped down as Murdoch trustee
World

Ivanka Trump reportedly stepped down as Murdoch trustee

New York: US president Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka has reportedly stepped down as a trustee for a fortune set aside for the daughters of Rupert Murdoch, the American media mogul, a media report said.

Why Arnab Goswami left Times Now: He became bigger than brand, thorn for Jains
India

Why Arnab Goswami left Times Now: He became bigger than brand, thorn for Jains

Arnab Goswami, India’s most watched news anchor whose jingoistic pitch — a practice sustained from his schoolroom debates — helped him sweep away almost 80 percent viewership, could soon chart a new course away from Times Now amidst rumours of some irreconcilable differences with its owners.

UK news reporter in hijab files complaint against columnist over discrimination
World

UK news reporter in hijab files complaint against columnist over discrimination

A Muslim television reporter for a British news channel on Friday filed a complaint against a columnist for Rupert Murdoch's 'Sun' newspaper who singled her out for wearing hijab while reporting on the recent terror attack at Nice in France.

'Mission 11 Million': India's ambitious football programme to kick off in October
Sports

'Mission 11 Million': India's ambitious football programme to kick off in October

According to a government statement, AIFF will launch the FIFA-backed "Mission 11 Million" in about 30 cities across the country.