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  • Virgin Media complains over price of Premier League rights

    LONDON (Reuters) - Cable operator Virgin Media has called on British regulators to investigate the increasing costs of showing Premier League soccer matches, saying consumers were paying the price for a rights bidding war between broadcasters. The...
  • News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln

    News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln
    (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc , the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles. The deal is the second...
  • Virgin Media lodges complaint over Premier League rights auction

    LONDON (Reuters) - Cable operator Virgin Media has complained to Britain's broadcast regulator over the way that rights to Premier League soccer matches are sold, saying that consumers are being forced to pay too high a price to watch games. Britain's...
  • Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014

    Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014. Murdoch's total compensation for his role asĀ 21st Century Fox's chairman and chief executive rose to $29.2 million for the 12 months that ended June 30. That's up about 1%...
  • 21st Century Fox Nominates Prudential PLC Chief Tidjane Thiam for Board

    Prudential plc Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam has been nominated to join 21st Century Fox's board of directors, the entertainment conglomerate said Monday. Investors will vote on his nomination at the company's annual stockholders meeting on November 12,...
  • Will Elisabeth Murdoch Leave Fox After Shine-Endemol Combo is Complete?

    Elisabeth Murdoch's future within 21st Century Fox has come into question on the heels of the news that former BSkyB chief Sophie Turner Laing will lead the production powerhouse that Fox is assembling as a joint venture with Apollo Global Management....
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • 'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death

     'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death
    Conservatives branded it an assault on family values. The nation's drug czar warned recovering addicts not to watch it. Schools barred clothing featuring its images. But when "The Simpsons" premieres its 26th season Sunday, TV's longest-running prime-...
  • Was sending U.S. troops to combat Ebola the right call?

  • Tesco bosses could face UK parliamentary scrutiny over accounting scandal: BBC

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers might want to grill top executives at Tesco about the overstatement of profits that has thrown the world's third-biggest retailer into turmoil, BBC radio reported on Thursday. Adrian Bailey, chairman of the UK...
  • Google fires back at News Corp; defends search, piracy practices

    Google fires back at News Corp; defends search, piracy practices
    Google Inc hit back at News Corp on Thursday for calling it a platform for piracy and an "unaccountable bureaucracy," in a point-by-point rebuttal that stressed the Internet search company's commitment to fighting online crime. In Google's official blog,...