Fox affiliates 'on board' with pay TV plan

(AP)—The head of more than 200 TV stations that relay Fox programming says stations are "on board" with a threat to transition to pay TV if Internet upstart Aereo keeps reselling Fox's signal without paying for rights.

Exec threatens to pull Fox signal if Aereo goes on

(AP)—A top executive with the owner of the Fox broadcast network is threatening to convert the network to a pay-TV channel if Internet startup Aereo continues to "steal" Fox's over-the-air signal and sell it to consumers ...

NY Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins

Former BBC chief Mark Thompson assumed his new role at The York Times Co. Monday amid questions about whether the crisis engulfing the British broadcaster would spill over to the US news organization.

Maths to turn people's media into national news

Technology will put the power to make news into the hands of ordinary people and revolutionise the way the vast reservoir of the public's digital content is handled thanks to new research, funded by the Engineering and Physical ...

News Corp shares rise on doubled share buyback

(AP) -- Shares in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. rose Thursday after the company posted upbeat quarterly results and doubled its commitment to buying back shares.

News Corp plans US Spanish-language TV network

(AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is launching a Spanish-language broadcast TV network that aims to bring the flavor of the Fox network to Hispanic audiences in the U.S.

News Corp. net profit dips on British charges

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. posted a slight decline in quarterly net profit on Wednesday, partly due to one-time charges stemming from the phone-hacking scandal in Britain.

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