All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Rupert Murdoch’

Google Responds To Criticism From News Corp

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp sent an open letter to the European Commission last week to complain about Google (something Murdoch has been doing openly for years). On Thursday, Google took to its Europe blog to address the complaints, and respond to individual statements made by News Corp. It starts off saying how important free expression and high quality content are, …

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Rupert Murdoch: NSA Privacy Invasion Bad, But Nothing Compared To Google

Rupert Murdoch has been tweeting about Google again. This time, it’s not about Google making money off the backs of newspapers or anything of that sort. This time, he’s blasting the company’s “invasion” of privacy. NSA privacy invasion bad, but nothing compared to Google. — Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) August 17, 2014 Here are some of the replies. As you might …

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Rebekah Brooks Phone Hacking Case Ends In “Not Guilty” Verdict

Rebekah Brooks, former head of News Corp U.K.’s publishing unit, who was charged with hacking into a dead teen’s phone, has been acquitted of charges. The scandal has been longed lived, but now the trails are coming to a close, and Brooks, herself, might breath a sigh of relief. Two years ago, Brooks was charged with hacking into the phone …

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Wendi Deng: Dumped Over Affair With Tony Blair?

It’s often hard to feel sorry for a man like Rupert Murdoch, a billionaire who makes his living slandering the daylights out of anyone in arm’s reach. This particularly juicy divorce seems almost an epic form of karma. Still…everyone has a heart, even Murdoch. It seems his heart was broken by reports that third wife Wendi Deng had been less …

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Rupert Murdoch Tweets: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Comments

Everyone who follows Rupert Murdoch on Twitter knows that his tweets can be a little controversial. Political commentator Chris Hayes recently commented on the business magnate’s tweets saying that Murdoch is a “proud Twitter crank.” Murdoch’s tweets cover various topics from global warming to criticizing the president. In one his recent tweets, the 83-year-old CEO of News Corporation commented about …

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Wendi Deng Reaches Settlement With Rupert Murdoch

Wendi Deng and Rupert Murdoch have agreed to end their 14-year old marriage amicably, preferring to settle on their own rather than proceed to trial. The terms of the settlement were not released, but Deng will get to keep the $44 million penthouse the couple shared on the Upper East Side. “We are pleased to announce that we have reached …

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Kate Middleton On UK ‘Target Evaluation’ List

The News of the World phone-hacking trial is still going on, and now a list of potential targets has been acquired by prosecutors. One well-known name on that list is Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. The list was written by a private investigator who is one of many being accused in the phone-hacking trial. It was used as evidence in …

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Rupert Murdoch: Questioning by UK Parliament on Hold

Rupert Murdoch’s return to the Media Select Committee of the UK parliament’s House of Commons has been postponed in light of anticipated phone-hacking trials related to Murdoch’s news companies. Murdoch is being called back to the Committee to be questioned again about secretly recorded comments he made about bribes involving British newspapers. The postponement was advised by the News Corp …

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Wendi Deng, Rupert Murdoch to Divorce

Australian news mogul Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly 14 years. Murdoch’s net worth is currently estimated to be around $12 billion, placing him just in Forbes’ top 100 richest people in the world. According to The Guardian, Murdoch’s divorce filing stated that his marriage to 44-year-old Wendi Deng Murdoch has “broken down irretrievably. The …

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Here’s What The Daily Is Telling Its Subscribers

As previously reported News Corp. is shutting down The Daily, its experimental news app, as a standalone publication. As part of a restructuring of its businesses, parts of The Daily (including some staff) will be rolled into The New York Post. On its Tumblr, The Daily shared the message it is showing to the subscribers of its iPad app: Dear …

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The Daily Is Already Being Shut Down

As part of a separation of its businesses, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. announced today that it will cease standalone publication of The Daily, its made-for-tablets news publication, which was supposed to save the newspaper industry by example. News Corp. says it will fold technology, some staff, and “other assets” from The Daily into The New York Post. Founding Editor-in-Chief of …

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News Corp. Publications To Unblock Search Engines

Back in 2009, news came out that News Corp. would block search engines from some of its content, such as that from The Times and The Sunday Times. Now, it seems News Corp. has had a change of heart. Kind of. According to The Telegraph, content from these publications will begin appearing in Google results next month. However, it won’t …

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