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Why the wide-eyed Aussies may have bitten off more than they can chew.

What our mainly mendacious Health Secretary depicted as “an early stage of talks” last week – in order to deflect political flak – this morning turns out to be a done deal in which he and former Ogilvy & Mather media bigwig Mike Elms are set to pocket just over £14million each. 742 more words

James Murdoch Gives Fox News High Marks for Getting Rid of Roger Ailes

James Murdoch praised 21st Century Fox for moving quickly to remove Fox News chief Roger Ailes in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.

“We did a good job in acting decisively,” Murdoch, who serves as the company’s CEO, told an investor-heavy audience at Monday’s UBS Global Media and Communications Conference. 182 more words


James Murdoch: Fox News Will Be "Strong" In 2017 Despite Tough Election Year Comps

Fox CEO James Murdoch gave Fox News a post-election vote of confidence, calling its prospects for 2017 “strong,” at an investor gathering today.

Although news ratings have dropped since the election, and “are likely to be harder” in 2017, rivals CNN and MSNBC “dropped down more than we have in the aftermath,” he told the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference. 258 more words

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Fox CEO Rejects "Scale For Scale's Sake" Following AT&T-Time Warner Deal

Fox doesn’t believe it has to look for a merger partner to help it keep up with AT&T and Time Warner, CEO James Murdoch told analysts today in a quarterly conference call that only lasted a half hour — not the usual full hour. 224 more words

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Fox Beats Earnings Expectations In Fiscal Q1, Helped By News Ad Sales

Fox investors can breath a sigh of relief. The entertainment giant’s financial results for the September quarter slightly beat expectations, faring better than Discovery Communications did with… 237 more words

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Fox Names Paul Cheesbrough To New Corporate-Level CTO Position

21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and co-Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch have decided it’s time to have a corporate-level Chief Technology Officer — and they didn’t have to look far to find the candidate they want. 218 more words

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James Murdoch Survives Shareholder Mutiny at Sky

A majority of independent shareholders at European pay-TV operator Sky voted against the reappointment of James Murdoch as a company director Thursday. Murdoch, who is Sky’s chairman, was saved by votes from its largest shareholder, 21st Century Fox. 298 more words