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Wolff moves on from Adweek editor to White House scourge

Michael Wolff, author of the new Fire and Fury dissection of Donald Trump, had a one-year stint as editor of Adweek in the US in 2010. Unsurprisingly he proved too much of a rich mixture for the trade title’s owners. ...

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Murdoch snaffles Premier League mobile rights to boost The Times; Real Madrid breaks €500m barrier

Football saved Rupert Murdoch’s (part-owned) BSkyB from an early grave and now the ever-active media mogul (in his ninth decade) is hoping it can extend the life-support system for his British newspapers. His News Corporation company News International has secured ...

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Now it’s the turn of Rupert Murdoch’s enemies (the BBC and the Mirror) to shiver in the spotlight

Considering the gloating opportunities, @rupertmurdoch has been abnormally restrained. Apart from a terse but prescient: “Saville (sic)- BBC story long way to run. BBC far the biggest, most powerful organization in UK,” nothing has been said on the subject since ...

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Rupert Murdoch moves to detoxify News Corp and buy BSkyB by splitting empire

Which looks like a pretty cunning plan. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation is planning to hive off its troubled UK newspaper business into a separate company (along with its other papers like the Wall Street Journal), leaving its ‘entertainment’ assets – ...

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