Rupert Murdoch News, Pictures & Buzz
'The Daily Show' Wants to Buy CNN,As they noted, he's got quite a bit of capital in the media world already – in Stewart's words, "If he buys Time Warner, news will just be 'Shit Rupert Murdoch Thinks.'" Murdoch's first attempt to buy yet another media conglomerate fell short – Time Warner turned him down. "Of course, this being Time Warner, I bet they told him to wait at home for their answer between noon and 6 p.m.," Stewart ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:33 am
What if Time Warner Buys 21st Century FoxRupert Murdoch has offered to buy Time Warner , the world's fourth-most profitable broadcasting & cable company, for $85 per share and Marci Ryvicker, a senior media analyst at Wells Fargo Securities says the Australian-born media mogul will likely offer as much as $105 per share to get the deal done. If Rupert Murdoch buys the entire company then Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes would likely be ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:14 am
How Rupert Murdoch-Owned Time Warner WouldLeslie Moonves, Jerry Levin and more weigh in as Murdoch's courtship of Time Warner spreads fear and an unsettling skepticism through the creative community: "Whenever Mr. Murdoch is involved in something this substantial, I go to Mass." read more
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:20 am
WGA issues a 'call to arms' overThe Writers Guild of America, West is stepping up its fight over Rupert Murdoch's proposed $80-billion offer to acquire Time Warner Inc.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 5:48 pm
Will Rupert Murdoch become media king?Pounce. Leak. Wait.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 5:25 pm
Jon Stewart “launches” greatestLast night, Jon Stewart addressed the suckness of today’s media in the most spectacular way ever: by starting a Kickstarter project to buy CNN from Rupert Murdoch after a hypothetical future purchase of Time Warner. In his reaction to the news of the ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:04 am
Jon Stewart starts Kickstarter campaign toJon Stewart talked all about Rupert Murdoch’s bid to buy Time Warner on Tuesday’s Daily Show, which led him to saying we all should buy CNN. “We are starting our Kickstarter campaign to buy CNN!” Stewart announced, even offering incentives at every ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 6:02 am
Jon Stewart Aims to Crowdfund $10 BillionJon Stewart started a joke crowdfunding campaign, similar to those found at Kickstarter, to buy CNN from media mogul Rupert Murdoch. “If Rupert Murdoch buys Time Warner, CNN will be for sale!” said Jon Stewart’s fake crowdfunding site, LetsBuyCNN.com.
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:44 am
How Rupert Murdoch-Owned Time Warner WouldThis story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Now Time Warner is dealing with a new suitor in Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, which is offering $85 per share for TW, or $80 billion. And Levin, who now lives in ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:43 pm
Tony Abbott 'consulted Rupert Murdoch overRupert Murdoch: supplied with enough detail of paid parental leave scheme to have his Australian-based editors briefed. Photograph: Josh Reynolds/AP Tony Abbott gave Rupert Murdoch a “full rundown” on his planned paid parental leave scheme before ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 9:18 pm