Dow Jones Acting Chief Is Given Job Permanently

William Lewis, a longtime News Corporation insider, had been the Dow Jones division’s acting chief since Les Fenwick resigned in January.

At Derby Day With Murdoch, Rand Paul Goes Through His Paces

For Rand Paul, the would-be presidential candidate, and Rupert Murdoch, one of the most powerful Republican brokers, Saturday marked a potential turn in the 2016 campaign.

The Media Equation: In Media Moguls’ Rarefied Realm, It’s Like Father, Like Son

Even a cursory look at the media landscape suggests Rupert Murdoch is far from an outlier in wanting to see a property he built with his bare-knuckled hands land on his progeny.


Putting 2 Sons in Top Posts, Murdoch Guards His Dynasty

Lachlan Murdoch became nonexecutive co-chairman of the News Corporation and 21st Century Fox, and James Murdoch became co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox.


World Briefing: Britain: Ex-Editor Says He Was Told to Take Blame for Phone Hacking

Clive Goodman, the former royal editor at the now-defunct News of the World, told a London court on Wednesday that senior officials of News International pressured him to avoid implicating others.


Murdoch Is Said to Pay $57 Million for Condo

Recently divorced, Rupert Murdoch has bought the top four floors of One Madison, near Madison Square Park in Manhattan.


Tony Blair Emerges as Figure in Tabloid Hacking Case

According to an email read at trial, the former British prime minister told a major figure in the scandal, Rebekah Brooks, to “keep strong,” and offered to act as an “unofficial adviser.”


Lex Fenwick, Dow Jones Chief, Resigns in Shift by News Corp.

News Corporation, which owns Dow Jones, said it was reviewing the unit’s “institutional strategy.” Mr. Fenwick will be replaced temporarily by William Lewis.


21st Century Fox Sells Stake in Chinese TV Company

The move was the latest step that the company has taken to reduce its position in China.


Scene Stealers: Rupert Murdoch, Single Again, Seems to Need Dating Advice

Three marriages behind him, Rupert Murdoch is once again available, and the single women in Los Angeles have taken notice.


Fates of Brooks and Coulson in Tabloid Hacking Case Are Diverging

Once friends, colleagues and lovers, Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson are on trial on charges of illegally intercepting voice messages at The News of the World, but she appears to be faring relatively better.


Rupert and Wendi Murdoch Reach a Divorce Settlement

Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corporation and 21st Century Fox, and Wendi Deng Murdoch agreed to end their 14-year marriage.


Murdoch Divorce Said to Be Almost Final

A hearing on the dissolution of Rupert and Wendi Deng Murdoch’s 14-year marriage is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Manhattan.


News Corp. Revenue Falls Well Short of Forecasts

A steep drop in Australian newspapers took a toll on the company, in its first quarter since it was split from the more prosperous side of Rupert Murdoch’s empire.


British Tabloid Editors Charged in Hacking Scandal Had Affair, Prosecutors Say

Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, former editors of The News of the World, now defunct, are charged with conspiracy in connection with phone hacking.


Memo From Britain: British Tabloids on Trial, Along With Ex-Editors

The trial of former editors in Rupert Murdoch’s media empire is expected to be aggressive and detailed, with the potential for more revelations about the inner workings of British tabloid journalism.


Murdoch Shakes Up News Corp.’s Australian Operation

Rupert Murdoch named a former newspaper executive to run News Corp. Australia in what Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said was part of a plan to attack him.


21st Century Fox Has 16% Jump in Revenue on Higher Cable Fees

Profits also soared in the latest quarter at the newly independent Fox entertainment arm.


Wendi Murdoch Hires a New Lawyer, Suggesting a Divorce May Turn Messy

A month after Rupert Murdoch surprised his wife with divorce papers, Wendi Murdoch has hired a lawyer with a track record of representing women separating from powerful men.


An Afghan Media Mogul, Pushing Boundaries

Saad Mohseni has brought soap operas, sitcoms and reality TV to his native country, Afghanistan, and with them a modicum of normalcy. Now he is looking to expand to Egypt, Libya and Iraq.