News Corp. Board Approves Split Unanimously

The News Corp. Board of Directors unanimously approved the companies split into two separate entities last night after hearing presentations from financial advisors and chairman, Rupert Murdoch himself. The split was formally announced in a company memo this morning, and…

News Corp. and Rupert Murdoch Consider a Spin Off

Despite previous reservations by News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, the company is contemplating a split of their news and film assets from their print publication and newspaper divisions. Currently News Corp owns 20th Century Fox film studio, Fox broadcast network…

Rupert Murdoch Congratulates Zuckerberg on IPO

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch congratulated Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s IPO, and urged him to continue working. Murdoch, who in the past lamented a lack of civility on Twitter, still takes to the platform to project his varied musings. Here he…

Rupert Murdoch Courts Twitter for Ron Paul Debate

Rupert Murdoch, the man with world’s most wrinkly hands, is back on Twitter, trying to improve the level of discourse coming across his account, something he’s already complained about in recent tweets. To his credit, instead of further lamenting about…

Rupert Murdoch’s Twitter Struggles Continue

Rupert Murdoch might be having trouble finding people who want to engage in highly intellectual and insightful discourse on Twitter, but that’s not stopping him from using the micro-blogging site for one of its most revered purposes: complaining. As you…

Rupert Murdoch Predicts the Demise of Print Media

Rupert Murdoc has predicted that there will be no newspapers in ten years time, saying internet competition and government overregulation will lead to its demise, The Gaurdian is reporting. Murdoch, News Corps chairman and chief executive begged Lord Justice Leveson…

Rupert Murdoch Lashes Out at ‘Enemies’ on Twitter

Rupert Murdoch, that mogul who most epitomizes the conflict between the old guard of industry and the internet, lashed out at unnamed competitors who are “piling on with lies and libels.” Murdoch, the CEO and founder of News Corporation, used…

Rebekah Brooks Arrested in NewsCorp Scandal

Operation Weeting, one of the the British Metropolitan Police operations in England tasked with investigating the phone-hacking scandal around Rupert Murdoch’s News International, has netted several arrests. Among those nabbed was Rebekah Brooks, who has become an infamous celebrity in…

Rupert Murdoch On Facebook IPO And MySpace “Screw-Up”

Rupert Murdoch has really taken to Twitter since joining the social microblogging service recently. He’s not one of those high profile execs that joins and tweets once every two months. He’s on there about every day speaking very candidly about…

Rupert Murdoch: No Excuses For Phone Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has just been a fountain of conversation since joining Twitter recently. So far, we’ve seen him admit to ‘screwing up in every way possible” with MySpace, and get into a war of words with Google about piracy and…