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Attracting FDI in the media sector

By applying the ‘lid’ theory, the Modi-led BJP govt will not be able to maximise the potential flow of foreign capital into the media sector. It is not just news media that is feeling suffocated. Distribution platforms are also throttled by cross-media restrictions.

News Corp’s BigDecisions.com unveils web series on personal finance

News Corp-owned BigDecisions.com, India’s leading personal finance advisory platform, has unveiled ‘Money Talks’, a first-of-its-kind web series on personal finance.

Will Rupert Murdoch re-enter TV news biz in India with 49% FDI?

The new FDI policy is not quite leaning the Rupert Murdoch way. Both in TV news and DTH, there are walls that he would bang against. The government needs to ease out other restrictions.

News Corp sells Amplify Digital education biz

News Corp has sold its Amplify Insight and Learning businesses to a management team supported by a group of private investors.

Rupert Murdoch takes 41.7% pay cut in News Corp

For the fiscal year ended June, Rupert Murdoch’s total compensation was $5.07 mn, down from the previous $8.7 million.

News Corp begins executing on stock buyback programme

This is the first time the company has bought back stock under the programme since the ‘new’ News Corp was established as a separate, publicly traded company in mid-2013.

News Corp Q3 revenue falls marginally to $2.06 billion

The majority of the revenue decline reflects negative foreign currency fluctuations and lower ad revenues at the News and Information Services segment, offset in large part by growth in the Book Publishing and Digital Real Estate Services segments as a result of the acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises and Move respectively.

News Corp picks up 14.99% stake in APN News & Media

The acquisition comes following a 30% stake sale for about $300 mn by APN’s major Irish shareholders, which saw the end of a 27-year relationship with the trans-Tasman newspaper, radio and outdoor advertising group.

How VCCircle came under the News Corp radar

Beginning in 2005 as a blog about venture capitalists and private equity firms, VCCircle has walked a long way from being a one-man show to getting the attention of one of the world’s biggest media barons, Rupert Murdoch. TVP traces this incredible journey.

News Corp Q2 revenue up marginally to $2.28 billion

US publishing company News Corp has announced that revenues for the second quarter were $2.28 billion compared to $2.24 billion in the prior year quarter.