Malcolm Turnbull: News Corp is like a political party with the Murdochs encouraging intolerance

In his new book the former Australian PM accuses the company of helping to run the country through deferential leaders like Tony Abbott News Corp operates like a political party, working closely with rightwing politicians to influence policy and elections and to destroy politicians who won’t agree to a partnership with the Murdochs, the former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says.“I wasn’t going to run my government in partnership with Rupert or Lachlan Murdoch or their editors, and I knew [News Corp would] resent that,” Turnbull writes in his memoir, which was leaked by the Australian on Thursday. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-16 07:19:49 UTC ]
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James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

James Murdoch, son of News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch, is resigning from the family-controlled newspaper publisher’s board Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-07-31 22:55:44 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's attack on News Corp and Fox News 'not discussed by board'

Director Peter Barnes says board has not talked about attack on Fox News and News Corp’s climate coverageThe lead independent director of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, Peter Barnes, says the media group’s board has yet to discuss James Murdoch’s attack on the company over its stance on the climate... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 07:29:48 UTC ]
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'Instinctive monopolist': Kevin Rudd attacks Murdoch over News Corp rival to AAP newswire

Former PM’s warning comes as competition watchdog says it will be closely watching News Corp’s rival service The former prime minister Kevin Rudd has called on the Morrison government to intervene to support the philanthropically funded newswire service, Australian Associated Press 2.0, warning... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-07 21:35:18 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's exit paves way for News Corp to move further right

Analysis: Murdoch was considered a dissenting voice at the rightwing company. Now his brother Lachlan could see his influence growJames Murdoch’s resignation from the board of News Corp confirms divisive splits in the publishing arm of his family’s media empire and removes a powerful dissenting... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-01 18:24:26 UTC ]
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News Corp tears down Murdoch’s ‘silos’ – and then harvests journalists’ jobs | Weekly Beast

Scores of jobs lost across Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun and the Australian. Plus, Nine corrects record on slaveryThe Australian had the scoop about a major restructure at News Corp in an exclusive interview on Monday with Peter Blunden, former Herald Sun editor and chairman of the News editorial... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 01:17:54 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch gives up his bonus as News Corp loses US$1bn in three months

Huge losses driven partly by fall in valuation of Australian pay TV service Foxtel and decline in news advertising revenue Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire, News Corp, lost US$1bn in the three months to the end of March and is expecting more financial pain as the economic fallout from the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-08 01:49:41 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch says 'there are no climate change deniers around' News Corp

Murdoch was responding to a question at AGM about time given to ‘climate deniers’ by News Corp outlets in AustraliaNews Corp executive chairman Rupert Murdoch has said “there are no climate change deniers around I can assure you” after he was asked at the corporation’s AGM why his company gives... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-21 01:47:18 UTC ]
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Louise Mensch to launch rightwing site for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp

Publisher says US-focused site Heat Street will have no ‘safe spaces’Former Tory MP Louise Mensch is to launch a centre-right website for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.Mensch tweeted that under her leadership the libertarian website, Heat Street, will be a place where “disagreement will be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch and top News Corp bosses 'met ministers 10 times in a year'

Media Reform Coalition says meetings between mogul’s executives and the government show little has changed since hacking scandal and Leveson inquiryRupert Murdoch and senior News Corp executives met government ministers 10 times in the year to the end of March 2015, more than any other newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch takes 40% News Corp pay cut to $5.1m

Mogul receives fewer stock awards after company plunges to $149m loss, as it is revealed he met Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon in New York in JuneRupert Murdoch took a 40% pay cut for the year ending 30 June as his total package for being executive chairman of News Corp fell from $8.7m... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to pay dividend to shareholders

Publishing company News Corp. said its finances are in good shape and that it would begin paying investors a semiannual cash dividend. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Launches Anti-Corruption Review

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has launched a review of anti-corruption controls in several of its publishing arms, including News International in London. Murdoch told News Corp staff in a memo on Wednesday that the company recently launched ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Murdoch Factor in News Corp.’s Split Personality

Rupert Murdoch’s move to split News Corp. into entertainment and publishing businesses may unlock the value he seeks. But the big imponderable in that shift could be Murdoch himself and his tainted legacy, say Wharton management professors Lawrence Hrebiniak and John Kimberly. Continue reading at [email protected]

[ [email protected] | 2012-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Even if News Corp. Divides, the Murdochs' Control Is Undiluted

Critics of the company's dual-class share structure, which gives the Murdoch family 40 percent voting control, registered their concerns that nothing would change if the company split into entertainment and publishing businesses. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch details plans to split company

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch outlined plans to split the media conglomerate's publishing and entertainment operations into two publicly traded companies, a decision he hailed as "the next transformative phase" in his empire's history. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Murdoch Leaves News Corp. Publishing Unit

More fallout from PhoneGate: News Corp. executive James Murdoch has "relinquished his position" as executive chairman head of News International, the conglomerate's British newspaper unit. News Corp., which also owns this Web site, says News International chief executive Tom Mockridge will stay... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sun Staff Turn on Murdoch: Senior Journalists Criticize News Corp.

LONDON -- Fresh evidence of a "civil war" at News Corp. has emerged following what commentators have interpreted as an extraordinary attack by the Murdoch-owned U.K. tabloid The Sun on its parent company. In a signed article, published Monda ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp finds someone to blame after pulling the plug on AAP (hint: it's not News Corp) | Weekly Beast

Murdoch mastheads point finger at ABC, Facebook and the Guardian, among others. Plus: what KFC and bidets say about the state of journalismThe demise of AAP has unexpectedly ignited a war of words between media companies over who is to blame.According to News Corp – one of the major shareholders... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-06 02:34:45 UTC ]
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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-12 18:30:12 UTC ]
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