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Fox: Lawsuit Could Force Us to Go Subscription-Only

Suing Aereo for stealing its signal

(Newser) - Fox is in the midst of a lawsuit over rights to its over-the-air programming—and if it loses, its broadcast network could turn to a subscription model, News Corp's president says. At issue is a lawsuit against Aereo, which offers broadcast TV on digital devices, Mashable reports. "Aereo... More »

Murdoch: I'm Sticking as News Corp Chief

Mogul announces strong results for media empire

(Newser) - The phone-hacking scandal that killed the News of the World hasn't made much of an impact on News Corp's bottom line—or on Rupert Murdoch's place at the top. "The board and I believe I should continue in my current role as chairman and CEO,"... More »

News Corp Drops BSkyB Bid

COO says it's 'too difficult to progress in this climate'

(Newser) - Rupert Murdoch's empire won't be expanding anytime soon: News Corp has announced it will abandon its bid to take full control of British Sky Broadcasting. President and COO Chase Carey cited the current "climate" as the reason for the scuttled deal. The Wall Street Journal has his... More »

Time Warner Fox Stations May Go Dark Tomorrow

News Corp. memo says no deal in sight

(Newser) - Either News Corp. is getting a little careless with its memos, or it’s trying to ratchet up pressure for an 11th-hour deal. An internal letter from its COO to employees warns that no deal is in the offing with Time Warner ahead of tomorrow's midnight deadline regarding the Fox... More »

Hulu Fees Likely in 2010

News Corp. talks subscription model; paywall unlikely

(Newser) - The days of free TV shows on Hulu are likely ending: A News Corp. exec says “it’s time to start getting paid for broadcast content online,” adding that “Hulu concurs with that.” Asked by Broadcasting & Cable what exactly that means, Chase Carey was vague:... More »

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 »

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