Friday, April 3, 2020

NEWS CORP SHAREHOLDERS MOUNTING NEW REVOLT AGAINST MURDOCH

March 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Several prominent News Corp shareholders reportedly are prepared to try again to oust James Murdoch from the board of the media giant following his decision to step down as head of News International, the scandal-plagued division that oversees the company’s U.K. newspapers. A shareholders’ revolt last year that also sought James Murdoch’s removal from the […]

TED TURNER SAYS MURDOCH MUST STEP DOWN

September 20, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Cable channel pioneer Ted Turner, who once frequently tangled with News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch but recently made peace with him, predicted today (Tuesday) that the telephone hacking scandal that has embroiled Murdoch’s British newspaper unit, will eventually force him to step down. In an interview on Bloomberg TV, Turner said that Murdoch has never […]

RICK SANCHEZ OUT AT CNN AFTER CALLING JON STEWART A “BIGOT”

October 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rick Sanchez, host of CNN’s Rick’s List, was booted by the cable news channel after calling Jon Stewart a “bigot” during a radio interview and complaining that “everybody who runs CNN” is, like Stewart, Jewish. Appearing on Pete Dominick’s Sirius radio show to promote his new book, Conventional Idiocy, the Cuban-American Sanchez went on to […]

TED TURNER’S ADVICE TO ENTREPRENEURS: AVOID TV

June 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ted Turner, who pioneered cable television with his WTBS Superstation and later with CNN, has told a conference in Los Angeles that if he were starting out today, he wouldn’t get into television at all but would probably target clean alternative energy. “The television business is filled,” he told the second annual “Produced By” conference […]