Tag: Rupert Murdoch

O’Reilly Out At Fox News Amid Sex Harassment Scandal

Bill O’Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday that “after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will…

Murdoch Wants a ‘Real Black President’ [VIDEO]

Rupert Murdoch tweeted that Ben Carson would make a good president in a peculiar way Wednesday night. “Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide? And much else,” he wrote, suggesting that President Obama is not that. The media mogul’s comments sparked a firestorm online,…

Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Buys National Geographic

Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said it will expand its 18-year partnership of operating National Geographic TV channels to include the latter’s magazines and digital platforms, in a deal valued at $725 million. Fox will own 73 per cent of the joint venture and the National Geographic Society the rest. The deal will increase…

Rebekah Brooks to Return to News Corp. [VIDEO]

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s U.K. newspapers, is in negotiations to return to News Corp. in an executive role focused on digital and social media, people familiar with the plans say. Brooks, who was acquitted last June on charges linked to phone hacking at the News of the World and payments to…

Kate Middleton & Prince Harry’s Phones Hacked, Court Hears

Rupert Murdoch’s ‘News of the World’ intercepted Kate Middleton and Prince Harry’s voicemails, prosecutors alleged in a London court on Thursday. Kate Middleton and Prince Harry had their phones hacked by Rupert Murdoch’s biggest selling newspaper, a court in London heard on Thursday. It is the first time the Murdoch media empire has been accused…