Accuracy in Media

News Corp. Kills “The Daily”

Four months after laying off 29% of its staff in an effort to stanch the bleeding of its tablet newspaper The Daily, News Corp. announced today that it will cease publication on December 15. News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch issued the following statement on the demise of his brainchild: From its launch, The Daily was […]

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Fox News Now Worth $12.4 Billion

Last month Fox News celebrated its tenth consecutive year as the number one cable news channel. Now comes a report that shows just how that ratings success has translated into huge financial gains for the channel’s owner, News Corp. Multichannel News took a look at Fox News and found that not only has their average […]

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Accuracy in Media Sounds Off on Murdoch and News Corp

Following our press release stating that “while clearly some of the practices of News Corp’s News of the World involving hacking into emails and cell phone messages were quite despicable…it is premature to assume individual criminal liability, or that Rupert Murdoch media properties in this country engaged in similar practices,” Accuracy in Media has discussed […]

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AIM Statement on News Corp Probe

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 – Accuracy in Media Editor and Senior Analyst Roger Aronoff today released a statement on the pending investigation of News Corp. “While clearly some of the practices of News Corp’s News of the World involving hacking into emails and cell phone messages were quite despicable, leading to the paper being shut […]

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News Corp Scandal Creates Opportunity

The storm over the scandal that has enveloped Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is probably far from over, but in the meantime it has created a possible window of opportunity to pick up stock in the company at a substantial discount. Since news broke that the now shuttered Murdoch-owned British tabloid News of the World admitted […]

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Bad Day for Liberals, As Fox News Profits Soar

News Corp. released their third-quarter earnings on Wednesday and though they missed analysts estimates, Fox News proved once again that it is the brightest star in Rupert Murdoch’s universe. The number one cable news network posted record quarterly profits and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. On a conference call with analysts, News […]

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December 2012

12/3/2012 - News Corp. Kills “The Daily”

August 2012

8/1/2012 - As Losses Pile Up, News Corp’s “The Daily” Chops Staff

February 2012

2/7/2012 - Fox News Now Worth $12.4 Billion

January 2012

1/17/2012 - Rupert Murdoch Joins Twitter, Other Entertainment Execs Decline to Follow

August 2011

8/11/2011 - Murdoch Gets the Last Laugh on Liberals as News Corp Profits Soar 45%

July 2011

7/19/2011 - Accuracy in Media Sounds Off on Murdoch and News Corp

7/19/2011 - Roger Aronoff Talks Murdoch & Co. w/ Solid Principles

7/18/2011 - AIM Statement on News Corp Probe

7/16/2011 - News Corp Scandal Creates Opportunity

May 2011

5/6/2011 - Bad Day for Liberals, As Fox News Profits Soar