News Corp. Headlines
Posted on: 02/19/13
New York—The future of the popular AllThingsD tech blog at News Corp. is unsure, as featured reviewers Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher continue contract negotiations with the company.
Posted on: 02/13/13
Speakers at the 11th annual DeSilva+Phillips Dealmakers Summit this month in Manhattan were bullish about prospects for this year. “The deal market for media is characterized by renewed confidence and focus,” Daniel McCarthy, a partner in the New York-based media investment bank, said...
Posted on: 12/11/12
New York—News Corp. named Wall Street Journal Managing Editor Robert Thomson as CEO of its new publishing entity, which will retain the News Corp. name. Thomson will be succeeded at the Journal and as editor in chief of Dow Jones & Co., by Gerard Baker, who has been deputy editor in chief of...
Posted on: 12/03/12
New York—News Corp. announced it is shuttering The Daily, less than two years after it launched the iPad newspaper. The company also named Wall Street Journal Managing Editor Robert Thomson as CEO of its new publishing entity, which will retain the News Corp. name.
Posted on: 11/13/12
WSJ.com, the online companion to The Wall Street Journal, has been moving aggressively to expand its global footprint by launching local-language websites.
Posted on: 10/05/12
New York—The Wall Street Journal has appointed Nina Lawrence VP-global marketing, advertising sales.
Posted on: 08/24/12
New York—News Corp. has announced that Jonathan Miller, the company's chief digital officer since 2009, will leave his post at the end of September. No successor has been named.
Posted on: 07/19/12
London—News Corp. Chairman-CEO Rupert Murdoch is reportedly facing a showdown with investors at News Corp.'s annual general meeting in October, after a group of 18 investors signaled their intention to oust him as chairman, according to a story in the Daily Telegraph.
Posted on: 07/13/12
New York—News Corp.'s Dow Jones & Co. said it will acquire from SBI Holdings the 40% of the Wall Street Journal Japan K.K. it doesn't already own. The Wall Street Journal Japan is a joint venture that produces WSJ.com's Japanese-language website.
Posted on: 07/03/12
It has been an eventful 30 days for Dow Jones & Co. and its flagship newspaper, The Wall Street Journal.
Posted on: 06/28/12
New York—News Corp. announced today that its board has approved splitting the company in two. One unit will consist of its newspaper and book publishing business; the other, its entertainment operations.
Posted on: 06/19/12
New York—News Corp.'s Dow Jones & Co. announced that Todd Larsen has resigned as president. He had been president since January 2010 and had worked at the company since 1999. No successor was named.
Posted on: 06/19/12
Last week, The Wall Street Journal launched a new online weekly politics show called “DC Bureau.” The video program is hosted by Washington Bureau Chief Jeff Seib.