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Shock as Sun on Sunday turns out to be as shoddy as News of the World

Pop star Tulisa Contostavlos’s trial over drugs allegations has collapsed due to evidence being tainted by ‘proximity to News Corporation’. In a landmark equality ruling, the Sun on Sunday (SoS) has been adjudged to be as ‘piss poor’ as the News of the World (NoW); and should have access to the same levels of derision, litigation and Liverpudlian contempt as its predecessor. 207 more words

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Rupert and Time Warner

For anyone wondering, in reading about Rupert Murdoch’s bid to acquire Time Warner, whether he or she is suffering a case of Yogi Berra déjà vu all over again—relax. 698 more words

Finance

The dinosaurs of old media still shake the earth

By Christopher B. Daly

Is all the coverage of Rupert Murdoch’s play for Time Warner a bit of an over-reaction?

The NYTimes, for example, 321 more words

Journalism

Rupert Murdoch hits out: Change needed to preserve democracy with real entrepreneurship

By Madeleine Heffernan

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has lambasted “self-serving politicians” who could not run a business, but said businesses should expect every word of their conversations with government to be made public. 1,385 more words

5 businesses Rupert Murdoch loved and lost

Rupert Murdoch has bought and sold more companies than anyone can remember on his way to building a vast media empire. But not all of those companies have stood the test of time. 435 more words

Investing

Rupert Murdoch made offer to buy Time Warner

Twenty-First Century Fox, the media empire steered by Rupert Murdoch, has made a $80 billion takeover offer to acquire CNN and HBO parent Time Warner, a deal that was rebuffed by the takeover target. 528 more words

Tech

Family Businesses That Have Thrived and Survived

During my long career as the Turnaround Authority, I’ve worked with many family businesses. The particular challenge of working with family members as opposed to just co-workers is that they are emotionally connected to each other, which has led to some rather, well, let’s say interesting interactions. 532 more words

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