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Murdochs to be questioned in UK; FBI opens review

LONDON - Rupert Murdoch and his son James first refused, then agreed Thursday to appear...10 or 11, without explaining why he was not free on Tuesday. Rupert Murdoch said he would not appear at all, offering instead to speak before...
Murdoch's a purveyor of fear, pessimism

The Democrats refused to debate on Rupert Murdoch's Fox News (the hen house of Western media) because he has chosen to convey through all his news outlets a cynical, demeaning...
Journalists in a snit over Murdoch

...may not be long noted so much for the credit crunch or Barry Bonds, or the incessant yowling about Iraq, as for Rupert Murdoch's successful $5 billion wooing of the Bancroft family for The Wall Street Journal. Or rather for the reaction...
Let them eat cable

...the corporate parent of NBC, ran 15,819 political ads and pocketed $23.5 million. Over the same period, Rupert Murdoch's Fox stations ran 14,532 political ads and earned $9.2 million. Now that the campaign is heating up, both...
Outside editorial: Dow Jones attempts to muzzle Murdoch

...editorials. In essence, the two sides are saying that market forces can't be trusted to stop News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch from meddling either with the news pages' objectivity or the opinion pages' attitude. Sound off on the important...
A case for pay walls

...constructive to say may seem counterintuitive given that many folks who run large news organizations - News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch, for instance - say that Google and its search engine are the principal cause of the declining advertising revenue...
UK paper suing Lance Armstrong over libel case

...representations that you had never taken performance enhancing drugs were deliberately false."The paper, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., said its total claim against Armstrong is "likely to exceed" 1 million pounds ($1.6 million...
This Day in History

...1994, House Democrats chastised speaker-to-be Newt Gingrich for accepting a $4.5 million book advance from Rupert Murdoch's media empire. In 1999, President Clinton urged Americans not to panic despite enhanced security measures prompted...
Olbermann's partisan? We're shocked, shocked!

...permanently mired in third place among the cable news networks when it hit on the idea of consciously counter-programming Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes' Fox News. If Fox would be a mouthpiece for angry conservatives and the Republican Party, MSNBC...
Stimulus dollars drive demand for consultants

...practice of McKinsey & Company, a consulting giant that helped several states write RttT applications. In November, Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation paid $360 million for a 90-percent share in another company that helped consult for the RttT...


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