Media scion James Murdoch quits News Corp. board

Former 21st Century Fox chief executive James Murdoch, the son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from News Corp’s board citing clashes over editorial content.The 47-year-old once seen as his father’s successor has been openly critical of some media coverage from publishing emp

Muslim politician Lord Sheikh wins UK press lawsuit

A senior British Muslim politician has won his case against a major UK media company over an online article published in August 2018, accusing him of appearing at a “hate conference” in Tunisia. Baron Mohamed Iltaf Sheikh, a Conservative member of the House of Lords, successfully sued A

Russian Independent Magazine Editor Detained after Police Raid

A prominent Russian journalist and chief editor of the independent news magazine Holod Media has been detained after authorities searched her apartment in Moscow, human rights lawyer Pavel Chikov said Tuesday 7-7-2020. Earlier in the day, authorities in Moscow detained the adviser to Russia’s

News Corp. to cut jobs in UK newspaper, radio business — memo

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. will need to cut jobs in its British newspaper and radio operations as part of a business review aimed at reducing costs, News UK Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks said in a letter to staff on Wednesday.“In the coming months, we will need to streamline the busine

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