Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to win pay-TV prize

Business Apr 4, 2018

Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to win pay-TV prize

Rupert Murdoch ratcheted up the pressure on Britain to approve his $15 billion-plus bid for pay-TV group Sky by offering to sell or legally separate Sky News, aiming to head off objections the deal could give him too much political influence. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox ...

Rupert Murdoch to step down as 21st Century Fox CEO

Business / Corporate Jun 12, 2015

Rupert Murdoch to step down as 21st Century Fox CEO

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to step down as chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox Inc. and hand the CEO title to his son James, according to a person familiar with the matter. While it's unclear whether a reorganization would happen this year or at ...

Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

Business / Corporate Aug 6, 2014

Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc. on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates. The surprise announcement appeared to cut short what many investors had viewed as an inevitable ...

Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king

World Jul 17, 2014

Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. made an audacious offer for Time Warner Inc. that, if it succeeds, would transform the American media landscape and cement the 83-year-old's status as the most powerful magnate in U.S. media and entertainment. While Time Warner, whose assets include ...