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Federal judge dismisses shareholders’ lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch over hacking case

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a shareholder lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch and other executives of News Corp. alleging they withheld key information about the phone hacking scandal in Britain. Judge Paul Gardephe dismissed the case, saying the allegedly false statements were made prior to the period in question in the…

Murdoch names son Lachlan as vice president of media empire

Rupert Murdoch said Wednesday he had promoted his son Lachlan to be vice president of the two companies that make up his media empire. Those companies are News Corp and the mass media and entertainment multinational 21st Century Fox. For years speculation……

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. gets an $800 million tax rebate from Australia

Rupert Murdoch’s Australian operations pocketed an Aus$882 million (US$800 million) tax rebate from the new conservative government, reports said Monday, blowing a major hole in the country’s budget. The massive payout to News Corp. — one of the largest ever made by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) — related to…

Rupert Murdoch: 10 reasons he’ll be back and stronger than ever in 2014

The media mogul hit a rough patch. But he’ll look to strengthen the News Corp empire in the new year and likely thrive Rupert Murdoch has confounded his biographers, helped cause the breakdown of his second and third marriages, and aggravated his children to no end by his refusal to…

‘MURDOCHISEVIL’ appears in News Corp newspaper wordsearch puzzle

Rupert Murdoch has made enemies in his rise to become the world’s most powerful media baron, and that apparently includes someone at his Sunday Telegraph newspaper in Australia. Social media was abuzz Tuesday after eagle-eyed readers of the children’s Funday puzzle section in the weekend tabloid spotted an unusual assemblage…

MySpace founder says Rupert Murdoch ruined the once-popular website

Chris DeWolfe has given an illuminating interview to the Daily Telegraph’s Katherine Rushton. The co-creator and former chief executive of MySpace accused Rupert Murdoch of ruining the social network after News Corp bought it, for $580m, in 2005. Its popularity was short-lived. It was soon overtaken by Facebook and in…

Australian billionaire: Rupert Murdoch discovered wife Wendi Deng was a Chinese spy so he ‘got rid of her’

Flamboyant Australian billionaire Clive Palmer on Thursday said he plans to sue Rupert Murdoch over unflattering allegations and claimed the media mogul’s estranged wife is a Chinese spy. Palmer, best known for building a replica of the Titanic and who is running for election in Australia on Saturday, seethed over…

Australian TV networks reject anti-Murdoch commercial that accuses him of printing ‘misleading crap’ in his newspapers

Australia’s commercial television networks are refusing to run an advert which accuses Rupert Murdoch of printing “misleading crap” in his newspapers ahead of national elections, the activist group behind the ad said Wednesday. Australian-born Murdoch, now a US citizen, owns mass-selling newspapers in his former homeland and his Sydney tabloid…

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp could face corporate hacking charges

By Michael Holden and Mark Hosenball LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – London police are actively investigating Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper business for possible criminal violations over allegations of phone-hacking and illegal payments to public officials by its journalists, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. Murdoch’s News Corp said it was…

Murdoch’s Sky News admits to hacking in probe of faked death

Sky News, the British broadcaster partly owned by Rupert Murdoch, admitted on Thursday that it had hacked into the email account of a man who notoriously faked his own death in a life insurance scam. Sky News said it had authorised a journalist to access emails belonging to John Darwin…

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