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Is Rupert Murdoch going to split up News Corporation? Yes. Probably

THERE are several stories around today that Rupert Murdoch is warming to the idea of splitting up News Corporation. This isn’t a new thing at all: it’s that Rupe is warming to it that is:

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp could be split into two companies, separating its publishing assets from its entertainment arm, it has been claimed.

Sources say a final decision on the New York-based firm had yet to be made, but that Murdoch was warming to the idea.

The real point behind this is that newspapers (and to some extent book publishing) are a dying business. Films, TV and satellite however are vigorously growing ones. There’s no real reason why the two should be inside the same company. And good reasons why they should not. Quite apart from anything else, sweating out the last profits from a dying business is a very different thing from making the needed investments to enable a growing one to continue growing.

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Posted: 26th, June 2012 | In: Money | Comment


Rupert Murdoch Picks Wade The Ginger Ninja For News International’s Top Job

REBEKAH Wade gets the job at News Corp:

News Corporation today announced the appointment of Rebekah Wade to the role of Chief Executive Officer of News International.

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, News Corporation, said:

“Rebekah is a great campaigning editor…

Such as:

In 2004, however, she did begin a high-profile campaign against the scourge of domestic violence.

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Posted: 23rd, June 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment