begin! The next few months will be interesting ones when it comes to the fates of Fox News Channel, The Wall Street Journal, and the UK's The Times & The Sun now that Rupert Murdoch has announced that he will be stepping down as head of both companies The move would see Rupert Murdoch assuming[...]
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Tucker Carlson and FOX "News" have officially parted ways, with the controversial primetime host's final show airing this past Friday.
Told through multiple points of view, the limited series aims to shed light on the psychology that drives the political process from the top down. Showtime's The Loudest Voice stars Naomi Watts as former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, Sienna Miller as Ailes' wife Elizabeth, Seth MacFarlane as former Fox News PR chief Brian Lewis, Simon[...]
Fox Shareholders Approve $71.3 Billion Disney Merger as the Rich Get Richer and Competition Gets Poorer
Additionally, according to the release, Disney stockholders approved the transfer of stock to Fox shareholders. "Combining the 21CF businesses with Disney and establishing new 'Fox' will unlock significant value for our shareholders," said Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman, 21st Century Fox and probably a lizard person "We are grateful to our shareholders for approving this transaction[...]
But given Ike's well-documented grudge against Fox for the nature of their FF and X-Men deals, it's difficult to see it as random chance. At some point subsequent to this, President Trump called Fox News Chairman Rupert Murdoch a longtime acquaintance and confidant, to get his confirmation that Fox News would not be part of the proposed[...]
Prior to the announcement, President Donald Trump called Fox mogul Rupert Murdoch to congratulate him on the sale (and make sure that Murdoch hadn't sold Trump's favorite television channel, Fox News) Murdoch is an ally of the President Earlier this year, Trump and Murdoch were reported to speak at least once a week on the[...]
"We're honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building, and we're excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our growing direct-to-consumer offerings The deal will also substantially expand our international reach, allowing[...]
In today's financial reports from Twentieth Century Fox, Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is quoted as saying that poor Twentieth Century Fox financial results "reflect the expected impact of challenging comparisons for our film studio due to the timing of key releases, as well as the poor performance of The Fantastic Four." Though he did add "We are[...]
Such a deal would have seen the company add HBO, Warner Bros, CNN – and of course DC Comics -to its portfolio of companies including Fox News, 20th Century Fox and much more. The offer for $85 a share in cash and stock was rebuffed but it is likely that Fox will try again according to the[...]
And the BBC have implored people who have read them, after BBC Miami placed the scripts and the videos on an open, Googleable server for translation purposes. But the Scottish edition of Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper, from which there is little love lost with the BBC, has decided to ignore that request. Initially they cover feature a[...]
Scarfe later apologised saying he was unaware of the day, and both the editor of the paper and publisher Rupert Murdoch have also apologised – a rare event indeed. Stephen Pollard of the Jewish Chronicle and Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell got into it on BBC Radio 4's The Today Programme today Pollard called the cartoon blood[...]
A Banksy-eye-view on the current Murpert Murdoch phone hacking scandal.
It was American crime journalist (and expert on the Japanese underworld as shown in his excellent book TOKYO VICE) Jake Adelstein who reminded the readers of his twitter feed that the villain of the 1997 James Bond film TOMORROW NEVER DIES was inspired by Rupert Murdoch and News International. Played by Jonathan Pryce as a[...]
NewsWatchWatch: Rupert Murdoch wanted to call his new iPad newspaper The Daily Planet – until DC Entertainment objected So The Daily it is… for now. GoodSideWatch: Teeside model Ian Lochrie gets press for being the model of upcoming graphic novel Marie's War. This is The Bleeding Cool ComicChron Robot speaking I come for your women[...]