News tagged with rupert murdoch

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.

Feb 23, 2012
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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.

Feb 17, 2012
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Murdoch firm settles 9 more hacking lawsuits

(AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's News International has settled nearly all the cases against the company in the first wave of lawsuits for phone hacking by its journalists, with a new round of apologies and payouts ...

Feb 08, 2012
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British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

(AP) -- The criminal investigation into British tabloid skullduggery turned full force on a second Rupert Murdoch publication Saturday, with the arrest of four current and former journalists from The Sun ...

Jan 29, 2012
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Hollywood v Silicon Valley in US piracy battle

The anti-piracy battle gripping Washington and the Internet pits two US West Coast power bases directly against each other: Hollywood is taking on Silicon Valley over the right to make money online.

Jan 21, 2012
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Murdoch to pay Jude Law, 36 others for hacking

(AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's media empire apologized and agreed to cash payouts Thursday to 37 people - including a movie star, a soccer player, a top British politician and the son of a serial killer - who were ...

Jan 19, 2012
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Rupert Murdoch takes to Twitter

He first built his empire on newspapers, but octogenarian Rupert Murdoch has now made a surprise bid to become a more modern media baron by joining Twitter.

Jan 02, 2012
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Myspace purchase a 'huge mistake': Murdoch

News Corp's purchase of Myspace was a "huge mistake" and the social network was mismanaged "in every possible way" following the acquisition, chief executive Rupert Murdoch said Friday.

Oct 21, 2011
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Ex-News Corp. boss won't rule out buying Yahoo!

Former News Corp. boss Peter Chernin said Friday he will not rule out buying Yahoo! but suggested the time was not right, amid intense speculation on the future of the struggling US Internet giant.

Oct 21, 2011
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