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Shareholder unrest voiced at News Corp

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch faced calls to give up some of his control at the News Corp. conglomerate at a shareholder meeting Tuesday that was unlikely to change the balance of power.

Oct 16, 2012
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UK regulator finds BSkyB 'fit and proper' (Update)

(AP)—British Sky Broadcasting is a "fit and proper" company to hold an operating license, U.K. regulators said Thursday in response to the phone hacking scandal that engulfed the parent company. But it criticized the former ...

Sep 20, 2012
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News Corp buys stake in Web video player Roku

(AP) — News Corp. is taking a stake in Internet video streaming set-top box maker Roku Inc. and putting one of its senior executives on Roku's board of directors as it seeks a greater role in distributing video over ...

Jul 26, 2012
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News Corp. confirms it's considering split in 2

(AP) — Under pressure to limit contagion from the British phone hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. confirmed Tuesday that it is considering splitting into two publicly traded companies.

Jun 26, 2012
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Aereo wins partial victory in broadcasters' suit

(AP) -- Aereo, a startup that takes live TV broadcasts and sends them to mobile devices in New York for a monthly fee, has won a partial victory in court over the media companies that are suing it.

May 22, 2012
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