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Torstar Sells Harlequin Romances To Rupert Murdoch

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Torstar Corp., owner of the Toronto Star and other newspapers, says it's selling the Harlequin book publishing company for $455 million to H...

Church Of England Bails On Rupert Murdoch

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - The Church of England has sold its shares in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. over its handling of a phone hacking scandal at one of its newspaper...

Rupert Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Subsidiary Boards

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada

LONDON -- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has resigned as a director of a number of News Corp. boards overseeing his Britain newspapers, a spokeswoman conf...

News International To Pay Millions To Murdered Schoolgirl's Family

CP | Cassandra Vinograd, The Associated Press | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's company said Friday it has agreed to pay 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) to the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone ...

Apple's iCloud May Soon Include Hollywood Movies

AP | Ryan Nakashima, The Associated Press | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Business

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) -- Apple Inc. is in talks with Hollywood studios about offering a system that would allow people to buy movies on iTunes and ...

Off With the FT's Head

Conrad Black | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada
Conrad Black

I am groggy with disbelief at the London Financial Times' suggestion that British justice should now, having preserved its virtue and a reasonable facsimile of due process for centuries, adopt the American plea bargain, at least in corporate matters.

Times Of London, Other Murdoch Properties Scrutinized

CP | Raphael G. Satter, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit News International confirmed Tuesday that it was reviewing journalistic standards across the company, a U.K. med...

Another Arrest In U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - London police arrested a 61-year old man Wednesday in connection with the ongoing investigation into electronic eavesdropping of voice mail m...

Firefox Add-On Warns Surfers Away From Murdoch Sites

News Junkie Post | Posted 09.21.2011 | Canada Business

In the continuing backlash against the Murdoch Empire, a Firefox add-on has just been released that warns a user when they arrive at a website owned b...

The Case for Myspace

Mitch Joel | Posted 09.11.2011 | Canada
Mitch Joel

The true value of this deal should not be mitigated by the amount paid, but how it changed, evolved and pushed a traditional mass media institution to think about their business in a very different and new light.