Dec 3, 2012 — Launched less than two years ago as newssite designed for the iPad, the venture didn't build an audience quickly enough, News Corp. says. Also today, the company moved executives into some key posts
Jun 28, 2012 — The company plans to split its publishing and media/entertainment operations. It's responding to investors who don't want to be part of the slow-growing world of newspapers.
Jun 26, 2012 — Rupert Murdoch's media and entertainment giant confirms it is considering whether to divide its holdings. That would put its slow-growing publishing arms into one unit.
Jun 12, 2012 — Major said the media mogul insinuated that he might lose his empire's support if he didn't change his policy toward the European Union.
May 1, 2012 — There has been a "lack of effective corporate governance" at News Corp. and a culture of problems that "permeated from the top," a British Parliament committee concludes. It's scathing report follows the so-called hacking scandal in the U.K.
Apr 26, 2012 — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch testified today that lower-level executives were the ones behind a cover-up of the so-called hacking scandal and that they kept him from knowing about what had happened.
Apr 25, 2012 — An inquiry continues into the ethics of the British news media, and in particular the actions of some tabloids owned by Murdoch's News Corp.
Apr 24, 2012 — At a London inquiry, the media moguls are facing questions about whether they have been trying to strong-arm politicians into supporting their bid to control BSkyB, the satellite broadcaster.
Apr 3, 2012 — The hacking scandal that has ripped through Rupert Murdoch's newspapers in the U.K. has now led to son James Murdoch's decision to step down as chairman of the satellite broadcast giant.
Oct 21, 2011 — From readers of my column on NPR's coverage of the bribery and phone-tapping scandal at News Corp. comes a mathematical measure of bias, discovery of Fox News in the trenches, overworked Shakespearean tragedies and a request to pass the steroids.