Thursday, January 17, 2019

MURDOCH EXPLAINS WHY HE’S SPLITTING NEWS CORP

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch spent much of Thursday discussing his decision to split his News Corp media empire into two companies, one for entertainment, the other for newspaper and book publishing, but denied that it was “in any sense a reaction to anything in the U.K.” It was about as far as he would come to mentioning […]

WILL MURDOCH SPIN OFF SCANDAL-PLAGUED UK NEWSPAPERS?

May 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

News Corp may spin off its British newspapers in order to prevent the scandals that have infected them from contaminating the rest of News Corp, the London Daily Telegraph and the Financial Times reported today (Monday), citing no sources. The newspapers said that such a move would likely be a prelude to a new initiative […]

AFTER 83 YEARS, PHILIPS LEAVING TV BUSINESS

April 19, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Amsterdam-based electronics giant Philips, which has been manufacturing TV sets longer than any other company, is spinning off its TV business into a joint venture with China’s TPV Technology. The company, which unveiled its first TV model in 1928, said that it would hold a 30 percent stake in the new company, while TPV would […]