Q+A: Malcolm Turnbull attacks ‘shocking legacy’ of Murdoch and News Corp on climate crisis

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Q+A: Malcolm Turnbull attacks ‘shocking legacy’ of Murdoch and News Corp on climate crisis” – below is their description. In a heated debate about media bias on the ABC’s Q+A program, the former prime minister says Rupert Murdoch and his media company have ‘done enormous damage’ to western … Read more Q+A: Malcolm Turnbull attacks ‘shocking legacy’ of Murdoch and News Corp on climate crisis

Kevin Rudd calls for royal commission into Murdoch’s domination of Australian media | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Kevin Rudd calls for royal commission into Murdoch’s domination of Australian media | ABC News” – below is their description. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd is calling for a royal commission into Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in Australia, News Corp, claiming it has too much power. Subscribe: … Read more Kevin Rudd calls for royal commission into Murdoch’s domination of Australian media | ABC News

Sir Harold Evans talks about fallout from Leveson inquiry in 2012 interview

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Sir Harold Evans talks about fallout from Leveson inquiry in 2012 interview” – below is their description. Former Sunday Times editor Harold Evans told the Guardian in 2012 that the Leveson inquiry did not go far enough to address issues of concentrated press ownership in the UK in … Read more Sir Harold Evans talks about fallout from Leveson inquiry in 2012 interview

Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Murdoch printing sites

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Murdoch printing sites” – below is their description. The distribution of several major newspapers was disrupted early on Saturday after Extinction Rebellion climate emergency activists blockaded printing presses used by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, the publisher of the Daily Mail and the Sun. The activist group blocked … Read more Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Murdoch printing sites

Murdoch’s misinformation: COVID-19, China and climate change | The Listening Post

From the United States to Australia, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire regularly courts controversy. Its coverage of COVID-19, however, is on another level. The Listening Post’s Flo Phillips reports on the Murdoch factor in COVID-19 coverage. Contributors: Anne Davies – investigative reporter, The Guardian Australia Carl Cameron – former political correspondent, Fox News and founder, Front … Read more Murdoch’s misinformation: COVID-19, China and climate change | The Listening Post

James Murdoch quits News Corporation | 7.30

There are major ructions in the powerful Murdoch media dynasty at a crucial time, given the coronavirus pandemic and Donald Trump’s re-election bid in the looming US presidential ballot. In a dramatic move, Rupert Murdoch’s son James quit his father’s company News Corporation at the weekend, citing differences with the company’s editorial direction. For more … Read more James Murdoch quits News Corporation | 7.30

James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board

James Murdoch resigned from the board of News Corp on Friday, citing disagreements over editorial content at the company founded by his father, conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board

James Murdoch resigns from News Corp over ‘certain editorial content’ in news outlets | ABC News

Rupert Murdoch’s son James has resigned from News Corp’s board of directors, saying he disagreed with some of the editorial and strategic decisions made by the company. News Corp is Rupert Murdoch’s media giant that owns a number of companies around the world, including Australian outlets like The Australian, News.com.au and Foxtel. James Murdoch had … Read more James Murdoch resigns from News Corp over ‘certain editorial content’ in news outlets | ABC News

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp takes axe to regional media with printing presses to close | ABC News

Within weeks, more than 100 suburban and country newspapers in a major shakeup of News Corp’s Australian publishing business. A network of Murdoch-owned papers is switching to digital delivery – the latest in a flurry of heavy blows on a media industry hit by falling profits and the changing habits of readers. Read more here: … Read more Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp takes axe to regional media with printing presses to close | ABC News

Satirist Mark Humphries attempts to clarify News Corp’s position on climate change | 7.30

This week James Murdoch, News Corp board member and son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, hit the headlines over his apparent frustration with the company’s coverage of climate change. But Murdoch senior has said there are no climate change deniers at News Corp. So to set the record straight, 7.30’s satirist Mark Humphries and his … Read more Satirist Mark Humphries attempts to clarify News Corp’s position on climate change | 7.30

News Corporation 2011 Net Income $2.74 Billion

News Corporation has reported 2011 full year net income at $2.74 billion. Growth in the fourth quarter has been led by the television segment. Fourth quarter total segment operating income was $1.35 billion, a $420 million or 45% increase compared to $932 million reported a year ago. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rupert Murdoch said … Read more News Corporation 2011 Net Income $2.74 Billion

Separation of Powers and the Parliamentary Vote on the NewsCorp Acquisition of BSkyB

The controversy over phone hacking at the News of the World has developed at an astonishing rate. Amidst the flurry of almost daily revelations and resignations, it is unsurprising that some of the more arcane constitutional aspects of the controversy have not received widespread attention. One of these matters is the curious character of the … Read more Separation of Powers and the Parliamentary Vote on the NewsCorp Acquisition of BSkyB

Assistant Commissioner John Yates Resigns from Met as Questions Raised in Parliament

The Assistant Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police, John Yates, followed the fate of his boss on Monday 18th July 2011 when he resigned from his post. The news fuelled afternoon questions in the House of Commons where Theresa May, the Home Secretary, was forced to update her statement to MPs and faced a barrage … Read more Assistant Commissioner John Yates Resigns from Met as Questions Raised in Parliament

NewsCorp Turns to Competition Commission for Objective Test on BSkyB Deal

NewsCorp has issued a statement saying that they will now withdraw undertakings made to the UK Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport. The undertakings were originally made to Jeremy Hunt in order to allay concerns over the effect of Rupert Murdoch’s organisation acquiring the BSkyB. Now that the undertakings have been withdrawn, … Read more NewsCorp Turns to Competition Commission for Objective Test on BSkyB Deal

Rupert Murdoch – Allegations Against News of the World are “deplorable and unacceptable”

Rupert Murdoch has flown to the UK to oversee and investigation into the operations of UK tabloid, News of the World. The paper released its final edition today after the parent company, News International, closed it down following allegations that journalists at the paper had paid police for information and hacked into the voicemail accounts … Read more Rupert Murdoch – Allegations Against News of the World are “deplorable and unacceptable”