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Articles tagged News Corp. (111)

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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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Ken Doctor    July 11, 2013
Was yesterday’s announced Tribune split into broadcast and newspaper companies a way to avoid the Koch brothers, a way to harvest tax savings, or something else?
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Mark Coddington    July 5, 2013
Plus: The travails of Edward Snowden, the birth of 21st Century Fox, the death of Google Reader, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Ken Doctor    June 7, 2013
If the Koch brothers do take over the Los Angeles Times, the impacts will reverberate across southern California. Here’s how it might work out.
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Ken Doctor    June 6, 2013
As the controversial conservatives confirm their interest in some of America’s biggest newspapers, is their interest financial or political?
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Mark Coddington    May 31, 2013
Plus: Newsweek up for sale again, the social media editor in decline, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Mark Coddington    May 10, 2013
Plus: Opposition to the Kochs at the Tribune Co. continues to mount, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Ken Doctor    April 25, 2013
Will some of America’s top newspapers find themselves bought by owners motivated by political ideology more than civic duty?
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Mark Coddington    April 12, 2013
Plus: BuzzFeed’s native advertising model, protecting anonymous sources at Fox News, and the rest of the week’s news about the future of news.
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Mark Coddington    March 8, 2013
Plus: The Washington Post drops its ombudsman position, a new News Corp. sports venture, and the rest of the week in the future of news.