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# Rupert Murdoch

Last month
September 2023
Who is Lachlan Murdoch, the prodigal heir to the Murdoch throne?
Rupert Murdoch’s eldest son is taking over from his father – though the line of succession wasn’t always clear.
Rupert Murdoch to step down as chair of Fox and News Corp, Lachlan Murdoch to take over
The change of leadership will take place following the companies’ annual meeting in mid-November.
This year
Prince William allegedly agreed settlement with Murdoch-owned tabloid publisher
The settlement was revealed in court documents as a three-day hearing involving William’s brother, Harry, and actor Hugh Grant got under way.
Lachlan Murdoch drops defamation lawsuit against Australian outlet after Dominion settlement
Murdoch had sued website Crikey for articles that labelled his family as “unindicted co-conspirators” in the 6 January Capitol riots.
Fox News agrees last-minute settlement for $787.5m in 'vote-rigging' defamation case
Dominion Voting Systems alleged that Fox News promoted baseless claims that its machines were used to rig the 2020 presidential election.
Rupert Murdoch defends Fox News in $1.6 billion Trump election lie lawsuit
Vote machine maker Dominion sued Fox News in a Delaware court in March 2021 for $1.6 billion.
Rupert Murdoch described Trump's stolen election claims as 'crazy', court documents show
The messages were disclosed as part of vote machine maker Dominion’s €1.5billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News.
All time
Australian parliament to probe media ownership on back of anti-Murdoch petition
The Australian arm of the New York-headquartered company is the country’s largest media organisation.
Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
James Murdoch resigns from board of News Corp over 'disagreements' on editorial content
The 47-year-old was once seen as his father, Report Murdoch’s, successor
EU officials raid offices of Murdoch's 21st Century Fox
Fox Networks Group said it was fully cooperating with the investigation.
Fox takeover of Sky would give Murdoch family 'too much influence' over UK media
A UK regulator has ruled that a takeover of Sky by Rupert Murdoch is “not in the public interest”.
Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail
Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.
Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax is now cybercrime fighter, court told
He told gardaí he took part in the hacking in retaliation for the UK media company’s involvement in the phone hacking scandal.
Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox hangs in balance over sexual harassment claims
Executives are reportedly “preparing to cut ties” with the presenter.
Rupert Murdoch's Fox agrees €14bn Sky takeover deal
The tie-up still needs to be cleared by regulators.
Rupert Murdoch's Fox launches €13.4bn bid to finally get their hands on Sky
21st Century Fox already owns nearly 40% of Sky but wants it all.
Going to the chapel: Stars come out for the glitzy Murdoch-Hall wedding
A day after their wedding, the pair had a blessing at St Bride’s Church in London.
It's official: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall tie the knot in London
They announced their engagement in January following a four-month romance.
'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'
The sarcastic comments about their upcoming marriage are petty and childish. Is it so difficult to believe that they might actually be in love and make each other laugh? asks Megan Roantree.
Why Jerry Hall's marriage to Mick Jagger wasn't really a marriage
Reports on her recent engagement to Rupert Murdoch have made references to an unusual “first marriage”.
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting married
The couple got engaged over the weekend in Los Angeles.
Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'
It’s been suggested the media mogul may need a Twitter editor (at the very least).
Rupert Murdoch is handing over the reins of his Fox media empire
But he’s not going away.
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about allergic non-workers, Ireland’s most-hated company and a Greek tragedy.
Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire has hit the wall hard
Profits have more than halved at his News Corporation so far this year.
The 'Milifandom' founder has accused Rupert Murdoch of sending reporters to her home
The teenager had some questions for Murdoch and The Sun.
Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller
But the O’Brien-controlled Independent News and Media wants to use its new cash windfall to expand in Ireland.
11 excellent responses to the Page 3 speculation
Can we have ‘reader’s dinners’ instead?
Rupert Murdoch apologises for controversial remarks, Aziz Ansari immediately fires back
Ansari had previously mocked Murdoch for his controversial Muslim tweets.
Aziz Ansari calls Rupert Murdoch 'a racist piece of sh*t' on Twitter
The Parks and Recreation actor is the latest celebrity to go after the media magnate on Twitter.
JK Rowling just took Rupert Murdoch down a peg in one fell swoop
Magazine apologises for using photo of woman in underwear to advertise intern positions
*shakes head*
Rupert Murdoch tweets 'congrats' to his newspaper after 'bloody outcome' to Sydney siege
The Australian-born media magnate has been criticised by some for being insensitive.
Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial
The trial at the Old Bailey in London had lasted 8 months.
The Sunday Sun's brilliant back page tomorrow has more than a hint of sarcasm about it
The regional paper hit back after Alan Pardew blamed the local media for Newcastle’s poor recent form.
Damien Kiberd: Be honest, GAA, the Sky deal IS about cash...
…but this might not be a Bad Thing.
Blair told Brooks to toughen up, offered to be "unofficial advisor" court told
The former British Prime Minister gave Rebekah Brooks advice on how to handle the phone hacking scandal in 2011, the ex-CEO of News International CEO has said.
I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist
A former News of the World journalist said he used phone hacking to find out about an affair between Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller.
Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist 'do his phone', court hears
Coulson, who later became Prime Minister David Cameron’s media chief, denies conspiring to illegally access celebrities’ voicemail messages in a scandal that forced tycoon Rupert Murdoch to shut the paper in 2011.