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DirecTV Boss to Be Murdoch's New Vice-Chair

Carey will return to News Corp to replace Chernin at month's end

(Newser) - The CEO of DirecTV is Rupert Murdoch’s choice to be the new No. 2 at News Corp, execs tell the Wrap. Chase Carey will return to the company where he’s held numerous top posts to replace Peter Chernin, whose contract ends this month—though Carey would be vice-chairman,... More »

Murdoch: I'm Not Cowed by Recession, Chernin Exit

MySpace co-founder denies rumors he's considering jumping ship

(Newser) - Rupert Murdoch is touting his own "contrarian" tendencies as what will see News Corp. through the current recession and the implosion of the print media business. “In the past, we have met downturns with vigor, often departing from the herd. We have emerged much stronger," he said... More »

News Corp Prez Chernin to Quit in Summer

Murdoch bids adieu to top exec who ran Fox film and television

(Newser) - News Corp. President and COO Peter Chernin is parting ways with Rupert Murdoch when his contract runs out in June, the Wall Street Journal reports. The departure comes as the company's stock has plunged more than two thirds over the past year and the media business is in tatters. Chernin,... More »

Murdoch Picks Fight With Newser Founder

(Newser) - It won't surprise anyone that Rupert Murdoch managed to get his hands on an advance copy of Michael Wolff's upcoming biography of him, despite a strict embargo, or that he complained to the publisher over some of the contents. Murdoch gave Wolff more than 50 hours of interviews and access... More »

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