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Murdoch's News Corp. buying daughter's company

News Corp. announced Monday it has agreed to buy Shine Group, a television production company owned by News Corp. chief executive Rupert Murdoch's daughter Elisabeth, for £415 million ($672 million).

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Business
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Online TV spats mean fewer free shows on Web

(AP) -- Broadcasters took a big step toward eliminating free TV shows on the Web after they blocked access to their programming online this month to enforce their demands to be paid.

dateOct 24, 2010 in Telecom
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Journalism Online sold to Chicago printer

Journalism Online, a company started two years ago to help newspapers and magazines collect revenue from online readers, was sold on Thursday to Chicago-based printing firm RR Donnelley.

dateMar 24, 2011 in Business
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Murdoch's iPad newspaper launches Wednesday

News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch is to unveil "The Daily" on Wednesday, a digital newspaper for the iPad, the tablet computer the media tycoon has said may be the savior of the struggling news industry.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Internet
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BBC to slash online budget by a quarter

The BBC said Monday it would cut its online budget by 25 percent as the publicly-funded broadcaster responds to criticism that is an unfair competitor to commercial rivals.

dateJan 24, 2011 in Business
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