Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

News International reviews £28m ad account – does this mean a Sun on Sunday is finally on the way?

It’s pretty hard to think of any UK company that’s been as deep in the mire as News International, the News Corporation-owned company that published the recently-extinguished phone-hacking News of the World. But News is reviewing its £28m account according ...

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In all the farrago about Media Square I’d forgotten Kelvin MacKenzie was once briefly the boss

Exhumations are continuing into the demise of UK marcoms group Media Square, with Bob Willott of Financial Services Marketing Intelligence laying out the company’s series of disastrous deals (most notably buying a job lot of unwanted companies from PR group ...

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Wonga not bunga is media magnate Silvio Berlusconi’s problem now

Shares in embattled Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset media empire (which spans pay and terrestrial TV, newspapers and magazines) were suspended for a period yesterday as investors headed for the exit. The shares have lost 20 per cent of ...

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Murdochs are on the couch says Vanity Fair as family squabbles over succession following phone hacking scandal

Rupert Murdoch’s children have been consulting a pyschologist to try to sort out the family succession to dad Rupert, founder, chairman and CEO of $44bn News Corporation, according to a report by Sarah Ellison in Vanity Fair. These family confabs ...

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Embattled News Corporation puts its money into more old-time religion

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has hardly seemed to be on the side of the angels recently, still suffering the fall-out from the News of the World phone hacking scandal. Among other things this cost it the long-desired $12bn deal to ...

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