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Report: Murdoch sons see CNN's Jeff Zucker as a top pick for running Fox News

CNN chief Jeff Zucker’s contract is expected to expire at the end of next year. There has been some speculation what Zucker may do after CNN, if his contract isn’t renewed, such as… 141 more words

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Framing Dr. Wakefield

When you had this threat of litigation, then they came down very, very hard. What happened was that a journalist by the name of Brian Deer, a freelance journalist working on behalf of News International, Rupert Murdoch, came after me and contrived a story, a fairy tale so fanciful of this evil doctor, living in this mansion, and wreaking havoc upon the children of the world in an attempt to profit and to make himself a legend in the history of medicine. 814 more words

Andrew Wakefield

Reports Suggest Roger Ailes Ran Fox News Like a Feudal Kingdom

The powers that be at 21st Century Fox—that is, billionaire founder Rupert Murdoch and his sons, James and Lachlan—may have hoped that by cutting former Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes loose after a string of sexual harassment allegations, they could stem the flow of negative news. 559 more words

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Lachlan Murdoch: Fox Acted “Decisively” To Protect Fox News And Employees Amid Roger Ailes Scandal

Fox Co-Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch just kicked off the company’s quarterly earnings call by addressing a subject on everyone’s mind: prospects for Fox News following… 303 more words

Breaking News

Fox Raises Dividend & Stock Buybacks As It Tops Earnings Expectations

Fox shares are up in post-market trading as it ended its fiscal year with a gift to shareholders: The company raised its annual dividend by 6 cents a share and added $3 billion to its stock-buyback effort. 332 more words

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Rupert Murdoch himself is stepping in to run Fox News after the ouster of Roger Ailes

Following sexual harassment allegations from reportedly more than 20 women, and a flurry of media speculation, embattled network chief Roger Ailes has finally officially resigned from his role as chairman and CEO of Fox News. 452 more words

What Does the Future of Fox News Look Like Without Roger Ailes?

It was a scene rich with irony: The news that Roger Ailes was about to be forced from his job at the top of the Fox News network… 886 more words

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