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Coming to mobile phones: Wall Street Journal fees

(AP) -- The Wall Street Journal plans to start charging as much as $2 a week to read its stories on BlackBerrys, iPhones and other mobile devices, expanding the newspaper's effort to become less dependent on its print edition.

dateSep 15, 2009 in Internet
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At inquiry, Rupert Murdoch defends 50-year record

(AP) -- News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch said Wednesday that his globe-spanning TV and newspaper empire doesn't carry as much political sway as is often believed, telling a British inquiry into media ethics ...

dateApr 25, 2012 in Business
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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.

dateOct 21, 2011 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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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.

dateOct 16, 2012 in Business
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Phone hacking suits hit Piers Morgan's old tabloid

(AP)—Four alleged phone hacking victims have filed suit against the publisher of Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, a tabloid once edited by CNN presenter Piers Morgan, a prominent lawyer said late Monday. As far as is publicly ...

dateOct 23, 2012 in Telecom
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