James Murdoch Foundation’s $2.5M Helped Big Tech Influence 2020 Vote
September 14th, 2021 7:49 AM
News Corporation Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch’s son and avowed climate activist James Murdoch used his Quadrivium Foundation to fund a leftist organization behind Google and Facebook’s notorious 2020 election strategy.
Fox News Drives NY Times into Hysterics: ‘Destabilizing Democracies'
April 4th, 2019 4:04 PM
New York Times Magazine staff writer Jonathan Mahler and media reporter Jim Rutenberg teamed on a colossal, three-part investigation of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire (and family drama), using the mogul’s sale of his 21st Century Fox empire to Walt Disney as the catalyst for an incredibly noxious hit piece on Fox News, which is accused of virtually everything wrong with the world. The…
A Look Back and Look Forward for Rupert Murdoch Post-Disney Deal
January 13th, 2018 2:00 PM
By now, the shock and awe of Rupert Murdoch’s December 14 sale of 21th Century Fox to Disney has set in, so it’s worth a look back at how Murdoch built Fox into the mammoth film and television force it’s become today. Born in 1931, the Australian-born Murdoch has he left an indelible mark on the media industry. After inheriting his father’s media empire, he eventually…
What the Disney-Fox Merger Could Mean
December 27th, 2017 3:20 PM
By now, you’ve probably heard the news. The Walt Disney Company has announced a definitive mega-deal to merge with Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, which includes the FX cable channel and – more importantly – the 20th Century Fox motion picture studio. The deal is worth over $50 billion, and is set to close by the end of next year. It does not, however, include the…
Media Companies Attack Trump's Executive Order on Immigration
January 31st, 2017 6:33 PM
On Monday, just three days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order preventing people in seven countries -- Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen -- from entering America for 90 days, executives from three media-based companies moved to protect any employees affected by the situation.
ABC's Kofman: Rupert Murdoch ‘Infamous for his Ruthlessness and His
July 20th, 2011 12:26 AM
On Tuesday’s World News on ABC, correspondent Jeffrey Kofman asserted that News Corporation founder Rupert Murdoch was a "man infamous for his ruthlessness and his arrogance" as he filed a report on Murdoch’s testimony in front of the British parliament.
Kofman also seemed to mock the News Corp founder as he remarked that "he's the boss, but the buck does…