Tag: Rupert Murdoch

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U.S. Media Giant Challenges Murdoch With Rival Sky Bid

LONDON (AP) — U.S. media giant Comcast offered Wednesday to buy British broadcaster Sky Plc for 22 billion pounds ($30 billion), topping a controversial bid from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox.

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Rupert Murdoch Wants Facebook to Pay Him and Squash Alternative Media

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch recently stated his belief that Facebook should pay publishers on their platform, “similar to the model adopted by cable companies,” while at the same time attacking both Facebook and Google for the rise of “scurrilous news sources.”

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Billionaire’s Cheap Labor Lobby Behind Year-End DACA Amnesty Push

The pro-cheap, foreign labor organization New American Economy, funded by billionaires Rupert Murdoch and Michael Bloomberg, is behind the year-end push on Capitol Hill to give amnesty to potentially 3.5 million illegal aliens in the United States.

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In Blow to Murdoch, UK Refers Fox Bid for Sky to Regulator

LONDON (AP) — The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.’s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country’s competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch’s takeover plans. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley told lawmakers Tuesday

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Guardian: Sky to Stop Broadcasting Fox News in UK

The UK’s Guardian states Rupert Murdoch’s Sky television is to stop broadcasting Fox News in the UK. It reports: Rupert Murdoch is to stop broadcasting the rightwing US channel Fox News in the UK after 15 years. His US media group