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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    December 7, 2012
Also new in media and tech this week: The British press’ self-regulation agreement, the ethics of a haunting photo of impending death, and the Instagram/Twitter war.
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Joshua Benton    December 3, 2012
The built-for-iPad “newspaper” is closing on December 15. Here are the ideas some are taking away from News Corp.’s high-profile venture into a platform-specific news organization.
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Ken Doctor    December 2, 2012
The pieces might be aligning — a new CEO at News Corp.’s publishing spinoff, Tribune leaving bankruptcy, and a possible policy change at the FCC — for Murdoch’s influence to grow even further.
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Mark Coddington    November 30, 2012
Plus: The BBC sex abuse scandal and possible libel on Twitter, a new report on post-industrial journalism, and the rest of this week’s media/tech news.
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Ken Doctor    November 15, 2012
Some of the world’s biggest news organizations, once rocks of stability, are showing signs of unstable foundations.
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Mark Coddington    October 26, 2012
Plus: Newsweek’s demise and magazines’ future, possible newspaper targets for Rupert Murdoch, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Mark Coddington    October 19, 2012
Plus: The struggle over control of the debates, Circa and the future of the news article, and the rest of this week’s media and tech news.
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Ken Doctor    October 18, 2012
Where the father once worked to make the Times a national brand, the son has much broader ambitions.
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Mark Coddington    September 21, 2012
Plus: Ideas for innovation in j-schools, Newsweek’s “Muslim Rage” backlash, and the rest of the week’s news in media and tech.
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Ken Doctor    September 20, 2012
We access news on multiple devices. Shouldn’t those devices be smart enough to connect our actions to their presentation?
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Ken Doctor    September 13, 2012
Atlantic Media’s new business site has the advantage of starting with a strategic clean slate. Now, it’s all about execution.
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Ken Doctor    August 15, 2012
TV is being disrupted — but that doesn’t mean the incumbent players aren’t trying to adapt to the digital world.
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Mark Coddington    July 27, 2012
Plus: The ethics of quote approval and draft sharing, charges in the News Corp. scandal, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Ken Doctor    July 17, 2012
From Yahoo to Tribune to NBC News, you have to figure out what you are before you can figure out what you’ll become.
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Ken Doctor    July 12, 2012
It’s easy to focus on all the bad news about the news business. But there are some reasons for optimism poking through the clouds.