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#Rupert Murdoch

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Australian parliament to probe media ownership on back of anti-Murdoch petition
# Media Ownership
# Media Ownership

Australian parliament to probe media ownership on back of anti-Murdoch petition

Nov 11th 2020, 9:08 AM 16,655 Views 16 Comments

The Australian arm of the New York-headquartered company is the country’s largest media organisation.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 3:28 PM 63,025 Views 25 Comments

The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 1 August, 2020

James Murdoch resigns from board of News Corp over 'disagreements' on editorial content
# Rupert Murdoch
# Rupert Murdoch

James Murdoch resigns from board of News Corp over 'disagreements' on editorial content

Aug 1st 2020, 9:32 AM 27,242 Views 10 Comments

The 47-year-old was once seen as his father, Report Murdoch’s, successor

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

EU officials raid offices of Murdoch's 21st Century Fox
# Raided
# Raided

EU officials raid offices of Murdoch's 21st Century Fox

Apr 11th 2018, 11:41 AM 11,431 Views 31 Comments

Fox Networks Group said it was fully cooperating with the investigation.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Fox takeover of Sky would give Murdoch family 'too much influence' over UK media
# Media Empire
# Media Empire

Fox takeover of Sky would give Murdoch family 'too much influence' over UK media

Jan 23rd 2018, 8:16 AM 9,141 Views 20 Comments

A UK regulator has ruled that a takeover of Sky by Rupert Murdoch is “not in the public interest”.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail
# The Sun
# The Sun

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail

May 24th 2017, 9:33 PM 9,861 Views 10 Comments

Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax is now cybercrime fighter, court told
# The Sun
# The Sun

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax is now cybercrime fighter, court told

Apr 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 9,319 Views 0 Comments

He told gardaí he took part in the hacking in retaliation for the UK media company’s involvement in the phone hacking scandal.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox hangs in balance over sexual harassment claims
# The Axe Factor
# The Axe Factor

Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox hangs in balance over sexual harassment claims

Apr 19th 2017, 10:23 AM 23,633 Views 22 Comments

Executives are reportedly “preparing to cut ties” with the presenter.

# rupert-murdoch - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Rupert Murdoch's Fox agrees €14bn Sky takeover deal
# Media Empire
# Media Empire

Rupert Murdoch's Fox agrees €14bn Sky takeover deal

Dec 15th 2016, 9:47 PM 13,103 Views 37 Comments

The tie-up still needs to be cleared by regulators.

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 9 December, 2016

Rupert Murdoch's Fox launches €13.4bn bid to finally get their hands on Sky
# Global Empire
# Global Empire

Rupert Murdoch's Fox launches €13.4bn bid to finally get their hands on Sky

Dec 9th 2016, 8:44 PM 13,252 Views 28 Comments

21st Century Fox already owns nearly 40% of Sky but wants it all.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Going to the chapel: Stars come out for the glitzy Murdoch-Hall wedding
# Never Too Late
# Never Too Late

Going to the chapel: Stars come out for the glitzy Murdoch-Hall wedding

Mar 5th 2016, 3:43 PM 26,526 Views 31 Comments

A day after their wedding, the pair had a blessing at St Bride’s Church in London.

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 4 March, 2016

It's official: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall tie the knot in London
# All Smiles
# All Smiles

It's official: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall tie the knot in London

Mar 4th 2016, 2:12 PM 23,801 Views 40 Comments

They announced their engagement in January following a four-month romance.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'

Jan 16th 2016, 7:15 PM 2,196 Views 49 Comments

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.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Why Jerry Hall's marriage to Mick Jagger wasn't really a marriage
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why Jerry Hall's marriage to Mick Jagger wasn't really a marriage

Jan 12th 2016, 1:14 PM 60,472 Views 20 Comments

Reports on her recent engagement to Rupert Murdoch have made references to an unusual “first marriage”.

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting married
# It's Official
# It's Official

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting married

Jan 12th 2016, 7:22 AM 28,255 Views 56 Comments

The couple got engaged over the weekend in Los Angeles.

# rupert-murdoch - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'
# The Divide
# The Divide

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'

Oct 8th 2015, 5:13 PM 12,628 Views 28 Comments

It’s been suggested the media mogul may need a Twitter editor (at the very least).

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 12 June, 2015

Rupert Murdoch is handing over the reins of his Fox media empire
# Like A Fox
# Like A Fox

Rupert Murdoch is handing over the reins of his Fox media empire

Jun 12th 2015, 8:55 AM 6,182 Views 11 Comments

But he’s not going away.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

May 9th 2015, 7:45 AM 7,332 Views 3 Comments

Everyone was talking about allergic non-workers, Ireland’s most-hated company and a Greek tragedy.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire has hit the wall hard
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire has hit the wall hard

May 6th 2015, 11:31 AM 13,243 Views 31 Comments

Profits have more than halved at his News Corporation so far this year.

# rupert-murdoch - Sunday 3 May, 2015

The 'Milifandom' founder has accused Rupert Murdoch of sending reporters to her home
# Milifandom
From The Daily Edge
# Milifandom

The 'Milifandom' founder has accused Rupert Murdoch of sending reporters to her home

May 3rd 2015, 2:34 PM 3,683 Views 0 Comments

The teenager had some questions for Murdoch and The Sun.

# rupert-murdoch - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller
# Cashing Out
# Cashing Out

Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller

Mar 19th 2015, 9:23 AM 24,131 Views 55 Comments

But the O’Brien-controlled Independent News and Media wants to use its new cash windfall to expand in Ireland.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

11 excellent responses to the Page 3 speculation
# Page3
From The Daily Edge
# Page3

11 excellent responses to the Page 3 speculation

Jan 20th 2015, 6:04 PM 23,695 Views 20 Comments

Can we have ‘reader’s dinners’ instead?

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Rupert Murdoch apologises for controversial remarks, Aziz Ansari immediately fires back
# Aziz Ansari
From The Daily Edge
# Aziz Ansari

Rupert Murdoch apologises for controversial remarks, Aziz Ansari immediately fires back

Jan 14th 2015, 10:05 PM 4,774 Views 3 Comments

Ansari had previously mocked Murdoch for his controversial Muslim tweets.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 12 January, 2015

Aziz Ansari calls Rupert Murdoch 'a racist piece of sh*t' on Twitter
# Ansari Vs Murdoch
From The Daily Edge
# Ansari Vs Murdoch

Aziz Ansari calls Rupert Murdoch 'a racist piece of sh*t' on Twitter

Jan 12th 2015, 11:37 AM 3,637 Views 4 Comments

The Parks and Recreation actor is the latest celebrity to go after the media magnate on Twitter.

# rupert-murdoch - Sunday 11 January, 2015

JK Rowling just took Rupert Murdoch down a peg in one fell swoop
# Owned
From The Daily Edge
# Owned

JK Rowling just took Rupert Murdoch down a peg in one fell swoop

Jan 11th 2015, 12:28 PM 6,266 Views 0 Comments

Bravo.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Magazine apologises for using photo of woman in underwear to advertise intern positions
# Interns Wanted
From The Daily Edge
# Interns Wanted

Magazine apologises for using photo of woman in underwear to advertise intern positions

Jan 10th 2015, 3:46 PM 6,832 Views 5 Comments

*shakes head*

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 15 December, 2014

Rupert Murdoch tweets 'congrats' to his newspaper after 'bloody outcome' to Sydney siege

Rupert Murdoch tweets 'congrats' to his newspaper after 'bloody outcome' to Sydney siege

Dec 15th 2014, 10:08 PM 20,659 Views 59 Comments

The Australian-born media magnate has been criticised by some for being insensitive.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial

Jun 24th 2014, 12:03 PM 9,047 Views 40 Comments

The trial at the Old Bailey in London had lasted 8 months.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The Sunday Sun's brilliant back page tomorrow has more than a hint of sarcasm about it
# Riposte
From The42
# Riposte

The Sunday Sun's brilliant back page tomorrow has more than a hint of sarcasm about it

Apr 12th 2014, 9:29 PM 21,370 Views 24 Comments

The regional paper hit back after Alan Pardew blamed the local media for Newcastle’s poor recent form.

# rupert-murdoch - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Be honest, GAA, the Sky deal IS about cash...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Be honest, GAA, the Sky deal IS about cash...

Apr 6th 2014, 8:30 AM 186 Views 100 Comments

…but this might not be a Bad Thing.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Blair told Brooks to toughen up, offered to be "unofficial advisor" court told
# Hacking Trial
# Hacking Trial

Blair told Brooks to toughen up, offered to be "unofficial advisor" court told

Feb 19th 2014, 4:15 PM 8,301 Views 20 Comments

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.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist
# News Of The World
# News Of The World

I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist

Jan 28th 2014, 4:42 PM 9,459 Views 7 Comments

A former News of the World journalist said he used phone hacking to find out about an affair between Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller.

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 1 November, 2013

Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist 'do his phone', court hears
# Phone Hacking Trial
# Phone Hacking Trial

Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist 'do his phone', court hears

Nov 1st 2013, 5:37 PM 5,850 Views 0 Comments

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.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK
# Hacking
# Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK

Jun 26th 2013, 11:05 AM 2,703 Views 7 Comments

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe
# Allegations
# Allegations

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe

Jun 18th 2013, 3:54 PM 3,303 Views 5 Comments

Journalist Nick Parker faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct over alleged payments to a prison officer and police officer.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 11 February, 2013

Murdoch "considering" getting rid of "so last century" Page 3
# Page 3
# Page 3

Murdoch "considering" getting rid of "so last century" Page 3

Feb 11th 2013, 6:17 PM 8,661 Views 35 Comments

The newspaper king made the comment following an online campaign by the No More Page 3 activist group.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Murdoch apologises for 'grotesque, offensive cartoon' on Holocaust Memorial Day
# Rupert Murdoch
# Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch apologises for 'grotesque, offensive cartoon' on Holocaust Memorial Day

Jan 29th 2013, 10:55 AM 10,525 Views 94 Comments

The Sunday Times carried the cartoon of Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu last Sunday.

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 11 January, 2013

British detective guilty of offering leaks in hacking scandal
# Hacking
# Hacking

British detective guilty of offering leaks in hacking scandal

Jan 11th 2013, 5:48 PM 5,191 Views 5 Comments

She was the first person to be prosecuted under the investigation into payments by News of the World journalists to public officials which is linked to the phone hacking scandal.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently
# Leveson Report
# Leveson Report

Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently

Dec 4th 2012, 4:18 PM 1,897 Views 3 Comments

The British PM met with editors and executives at 10 Downing Street to push them to set up a new independent regulatory body.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 3 December, 2012

After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper 'The Daily'
# Murdoch
# Murdoch

After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper 'The Daily'

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:49 PM 10,855 Views 22 Comments

Analysts say the decision is not surprising as Murdoch’s “bold experiment” did not have enough paying readers to sustain it.

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