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U.K. Media Ask Government to Examine Murdoch's Bid for BSkyB

British newspapers and the BBC wrote a letter to the UK government asking it to examine Rupert Murdoch's bid to take over British Sky Broadcasting Group, saying the deal could harm the public interest. The owners of newspapers including The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, along with the director general of the BBC, wrote a letter saying that the deal would expand News Corp.%u2019s (NWS) control of the UK media. Murdoch controls News Corp.

Will the Next President Be Brought to You by Rupert Murdoch?

Skirting campaign finance laws, News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch, has found an entirely legal way to put millions of dollars directly into the bank accounts of leading Republican candidates like Mike Huckabee and Sarah Palin. He hires them.

WSJ Slashes Prices as Murdoch Aims at NY Times

Rupert Murdoch has a history of contrarian gambles that pay off big. But with newspaper advertising in a historic slump and online ad spend overtaking print for the first time, is the price war a smart move at this time?

Prediction: Murdoch buys NY Daily News

Everyone wants to know when Rupert Murdoch is going to make his long-dreamed-about play for The New York Times. Murdoch himself denies he's plotting...

Murdoch unloading The Weekly Standard

Mogul Rupert Murdoch never shies away from publicity, while billionaire Philip Anschutz avoids it like the plague. What's bringing these two tycoons...

News Corp. disappoints Wall Street

News Corporation (NWS), the sprawling media empire controlled by tycoon Rupert Murdoch, today reported worse than expected quarterly earnings as...