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- Malone Not Keen on 'Cash-Rich Split-Off' Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;4/4/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p114
Focuses on the preference of Liberty Media Corp. John Malone not to dispose of the company's 17 percent stake in News Corp. in a cash-rich split-off. Plans of Malone for the stake; Implication of the plan of Malone for Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp.
- 'We Can't Back Down' // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);2/17/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 141 Issue 7, p60
Presents an interview with Rupert Murdoch of News Corp. Topics covered including war with Iraq, U.S. President George W. Bush, Tony Blair, and the AOL-Time Warner merger.
- News without Rupert. Rennie, Philip // BRW;8/25/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p85
Reports on the performance of News Corp. Ltd. in the Australian indices. Decline in its share price; Concern about the presence of Liberty Media Corp. as its shareholder; Speculation about a successor to founder Rupert Murdoch.
- MARKET AWAITS BREAKING NEWS. // BRW;2/7/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p9
The author assesses the implications for the newspaper businesses and the entertainment businesses of News Corp. and its founder, Australian-born entrepreneur Rupert Murdoch, of the rise in the company's stock even after news of the company's involvement with a phone hacking scandal came out.
- With 1 hit, many heirs News Corp. is a pass. Flamm, Matthew // Crain's New York Business;8/8/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p4
The article presents information related to News Corp Ltd. After the surprise resignation of one of CEO Rupert Murdoch's sons last month, and mounting talk of succession problems, the stock is stumbling. On Friday it closed at $17.11, roughly $2 south of where it began the year. Investors should...
- Malone's stocking already stuffed. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/21/2004, Vol. 386 Issue 50, p6
This article reports that John Malone got himself an early Christmas present. His Liberty Media Corp. said that it will acquire a block of News Corp. voting shares ahead of schedule and that the block will end up being slightly bigger than when the company announced the deal several weeks ago....
- News Corp close to Liberty deal. // BRW;11/23/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p23
The article reports that News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch is on the verge of clinching a deal with John Malone's Liberty Media to buy back Liberty's 17 percent economic stake in News Corp. The deal involves exchanging assets instead of cash and will allow Murdoch to more than triple News' $3...
- MALONE STILL IN RUPE REALM. Learmonth, Michael // Daily Variety;8/8/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 25, p2
Reports on the failure of the negotiation between John Malone's Liberty Media and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Percentage share of Liberty Media in News Corp.; Malone's criticism against Murdoch for failing to increase shareholder value; Plans of Malone to continue to increase Liberty Media's...
- Murdoch: 'Frightened' of Triple Play. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;9/22/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p35
The article reports on the reason behind News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch's decision to swap the company's controlling interest in DirecTV for Liberty Media's voting stake in News Corp. According to Murdoch, he feared that satellite company DirecTV would not be able to compete with cable...