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News Corp to stop printing more than 100 Australian papers

May 28, 2020 - 2:23 PM

News Corp Australia says the permanent changes had been brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, which had impacted the sustainability of local publishing

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 17, 2018: Retiree sitting on a bench reading a newspaper.

60 Australian newspapers to stop printing

Apr 01, 2020 - 11:05 AM

'The coronavirus crisis has created unprecedented economic pressures and we are doing everything we can to preserve as many jobs as possible,' says News Corp Australasia Executive Chairman Michael Miller

SHUT DOWN. Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp and co-chairman of 21st Century Fox, arrives at the Sun Valley Resort of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference July 10, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Facebook 'news tab' seeks to reboot its role with media

Oct 27, 2019 - 5:59 PM

The tab, being tested with some US users, will be separate from a user's normal feed and include articles from partner news organizations

FACEBOOK NEWS. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and News Corp CEO Robert Thompson speak about the new Facebook News feature at the Paley Center For Media on October 25, 2019 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Facebook says it will deliver News Corp stories

Oct 19, 2019 - 9:26 AM

Articles by News Corp, which includes titles like The Wall Street Journal, can be found in a tab separate from Facebook's trademark news feed

FACEBOOK. A picture taken on August 28, 2019 shows the logo of US online social media and social networking service, Facebook. Photo by Denis Charlet/AFP

EXPLAINER: What are the media companies' challenges to the AFP raids about?

Jun 26, 2019 - 11:44 PM

The courts will consider 3 questions when they determine whether the law that supported the Australian Federal Police raids violates the implied freedom

ABC. A woman walks past Australia's public broadcaster ABC's head office building in Sydney on September 27, 2018. File photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Jolie stunt double sues News Corp over phone hacking

Jun 18, 2013 - 9:35 PM

UPDATED British national Eunice Huthart accused News Corp s of intercepting voice mail messages while she was a stunt double for actress Angelina Jolie

Media magnate Murdoch divorces 3rd wife

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:17 AM

A source close to News Corp said the couple had a pre nuptial agreement but did not elaborate

'BROKEN DOWN IRRETRIEVABLY.' Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng at the 85th Academy Awards last February 24

US gov't investigates Wall Street Journal

Mar 18, 2013 - 12:42 PM

The US Justice Department conducted the probe last year to look in claims that newspaper employees bribed Chinese officials for information

Four arrested over hacking at UK's Mirror newspapers

Mar 14, 2013 - 10:58 PM

British police arrests a tabloid editor and three other journalists for suspected phone hacking at Trinity Mirror newspapers

News Corp splitting publishing, entertainment divisions

Jun 28, 2012 - 8:25 PM

Rupert Murdoch says the new corporate structure will make News Corp s businesses grow to new heights

News Corp board agrees to split in principle: WSJ

Jun 28, 2012 - 11:17 AM

The board of Rupert Murdoch s News Corp agrees in principle to separate its larger entertainment division from struggling publishing businesses

Ex-Murdoch aide Rebekah Brooks in British court

Jun 13, 2012 - 6:15 PM

Rebekah Brooks the former top aide to Rupert Murdoch and friend of British premier David Cameron appeared in court for the first time Wednesday to face charges relating to the phone hacking scandal