Tag Archives: News Corp

Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The News Corpse – Er, News Corp – Ad?

Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Rupert Murdoch has just split his News Corp empire in two: 21st Century Fox, the entertainment division, and the new News Corp print/publishing division. … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage, Day Three (Volume Two)

The print edition of The Schadenfreude Gazette has arrived at the Global Worldwide Headquarters of Two-Daily Town, so here’s a better look at today’s offerings: The hardreading staff previously noted the feature story. A taste of the others . . . Read … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage, Day Two

The Schadenfreude Gazette is at it again today: Obligatory two-page spread: Helpful chart . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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NYT Convicts BBC Host Jimmy Savile Of ‘Serial Child Molesting’

From Tuesday’s New York Times Business section: Clouds Lifting Over Murdoch, He’s Out to Buy Again News Corporation is starting to look like its old self again. The media conglomerate, which had been on its heels for more than a year … Continue reading

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WSJ Drops News Corp. Disclosure

At least for this Tuesday report: News Corp. Loses Contract New York Changes Mind on Education-Tracking Tool, Citing Hacking Scandal New York State’s comptroller rejected a $27 million contract between the New York State Education Department and News Corp.‘s education subsidiary, … Continue reading

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Noise Of The World: Prime Minister’s Questions

One of the most excellent sidebars to the Rupert-Murdoch-Goes-Chernobyl saga has been the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions donnybrook in the British House of Commons, which C-Span has blessedly broadcast lo these many years. Especially lively – yesterday’s proceedings: PM David … Continue reading

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FCC Decision Only Comcastic For Comcast

The Federal Communications Commission voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve the merger of broadband Internet/cable service provider Comcast and NBC Universal, which owns 234 local TV stations, the NBC network, Universal movie studio, Universal theme parks, Telemundo, and cable nets MSNBC, … Continue reading

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