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Murdoch contagion may spread to US, Brooks in the frame over Brown

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, an American company, could be investigated by Federal authorities if they decide paying Metropolitan Police officers in London counts as illegally trying to secure business under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Germany’s Daimler AG and ...

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Rupert Murdoch sells cut-price MySpace, gets green light to bid for BSkyB

Ruperr Murdoch’s 81st year could be more significant than any of the others in the media industry veteran’s long and contentious career as boss of News Corporation. Today he’s agreed to sell his social media site MySpace (acquired for $580m ...

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Is the rest of the world ready for Glenn Beck and Fox News?

The row over Rupert Murdoch’s bid to buy all of BSkyB in the UK rumbles on and, underlying it all, is the fear that he might impose Fox News or its equivalent on the UK. Which he still might (if ...

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Sky soars to second place among top UK advertisers

New figures from Nielsen published in Marketing show that BSkyB, currently the subject of a bid for complete control by News Corporation is now the second biggest advertiser in the UK behind Procter & Gamble, overtaking Unilever and the former ...

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