World Jan 27, 2015

Man fatally shoots self outside News Corp. building in New York

A man shot and killed himself in an apparent suicide on Monday outside the News Corp. office building in Midtown Manhattan, police said. The 41-year-old man, whose identity was not officially released, shot himself in the chest outside 1211 Sixth Avenue and was taken to ...

Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts

Business Aug 27, 2014

Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts

The corporate parent of CNN, TNT and TBS on Tuesday offered voluntary buyouts to 600 veteran employees, part of an overall cost-cutting effort at the Atlanta-based broadcasting company founded by Ted Turner. The offer went out to U.S.-based employees who are over 55 and have ...

Coulson faces retrial on News Corp. bribery charges

World Jul 1, 2014

Coulson faces retrial on News Corp. bribery charges

Andy Coulson, who will be sentenced this week over phone hacking, will be retried on bribery charges after a London jury failed to reach verdicts following an eight- month trial into wrongdoing at News Corp. tabloids. Coulson, the former editor of the News of the ...

Business / Corporate Jun 13, 2013

News Corp. publishing arm breakup plan wins approval

After years of being criticized by investors for his love of newspapers, News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch is now a step closer to cleaving off his declining publishing business. Shareholders voted to approve the breakup plan at a special meeting in New York, where the ...