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BSkyB declares itself 'fit and proper'

(AP) -- British Sky Broadcasting PLC on Wednesday defended itself as a "fit and proper" company, a day after Rupert Murdoch, the chief executive of the satellite broadcaster's biggest shareholder, was branded as unfit to ...

dateMay 02, 2012 in Business
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James Murdoch steps down as BSkyB chairman

(AP) -- Media executive James Murdoch, under pressure over his role in Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal, has stepped down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting PLC, the company announced Tuesday.

dateApr 03, 2012 in Business
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James Murdoch out at News International

James Murdoch, the younger son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, stepped down Wednesday as executive chairman of News International, News Corp.'s scandal-plagued British newspaper unit.

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Business
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Gannett to charge for newspapers online

Gannett, the largest US newspaper chain, has announced plans to begin charging for online access to its 80 US dailies by the end of the year with the exception of flagship USA Today.

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Business
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Murdoch launches 'Sun on Sunday'

Rupert Murdoch said Friday he will launch a Sunday version of his top-selling British tabloid The Sun, vowing to stand by demoralised staff despite the arrest of senior reporters over bribery claims.

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Business
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