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News Corporation, often known simply as News Corp., is a publishing company founded and substantially owned by Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch. News Corp was formed in 1979 out of an Australian newspaper publishing company Murdoch owned. For decades, it was among the world’s largest media companies, with  a wide variety of holdings across publishing, film,…

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Mark Coddington    Aug. 15, 2014
Plus: The Gannett spinoff and the future of newspapers, dealing with abusive comments at Gawker, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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Ken Doctor    Aug. 13, 2014
If newspapers are going to have to survive on their own, the first numbers aren’t encouraging. In southern California, we could see big movement fast.
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Ken Doctor    Aug. 5, 2014
It’s a fresh start for a new set of newspaper companies, built on financial engineering — but that start comes without the safety of a revenue cushion.
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Ken Doctor    Aug. 4, 2014
For years, the corporate talk was all about synergy — local newspapers and local TV stations as part of the same media companies. Now the battles will be fought as standalone entities.
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Mark Coddington    July 3, 2014
Plus: Verdicts in the News Corp. phone hacking scandal, jailed journalists in Egypt, and the rest of the news about the news from the past fortnight.
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Ken Doctor    May 15, 2014
From wire services to classifieds to news networks, some key elements of the news ecosystem we know are changing — often without much notice.
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Raju Narisetti    April 7, 2014
The senior vice president of strategy at News Corp has some ideas about how to determine how outlets are really managing the disruption of their businesses — and newsrooms.
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Ken Doctor    Feb. 27, 2014
Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.