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GROUP MOVES TO CHALLENGE FOX’S TV LICENSES

August 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Even while News Corp has been seeking to distance itself from the turmoil enveloping its British newspapers by planning to spin off its print division, a Washington DC consumers group is seeking the revocation of the media conglomerate’s TV licenses. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington on Wednesday filed a petition with the […]

REGULATORS COULD YANK MURDOCH’S TV LICENSES

March 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

OFCOM, Britain’s official television regulator, is considering the possibility of yanking the license that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp holds to operate BSkyB as its controlling owner, the London Financial Times reported today (Friday). OFCOM is also assessing the question of whether James Murdoch should be allowed to continue to head the satellite broadcaster, according to […]

PARLIAMENT SUMMONS MURDOCH

July 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and Rebekah Brooks, head of News International, have received summonses to appear before Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport committee next Tuesday. While their appearances are not mandatory, several analysts suggested that their refusal to appear could only exacerbate their continuing embarrassment over the News of the World hacking scandal. Rupert […]