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MURDOCH’S DAUGHTER WON’T JOIN NEWS CORP BOARD

August 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth presumably came to the conclusion that News Corp already had more than its fair share of controversy to attend to, given the mounting charges of voicemail hacking and payoffs to police in the U.K. She therefore announced late Friday that it would be “inappropriate” for her to become a member of […]

BANK ACCUSES MURDOCH OF NEPOTISM

March 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

New York-based Amalgamated Bank and Illinois-based Central Laborers Pension Fund have filed lawsuits in Delaware Chancery Court charging that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp’s planned $675-million acquisition of Elisabeth Murdoch’s Shine television company violates, in the words of the Amalgamated suit, “the entire fairness standard both on the basis of price and process.” Amalgamated is the […]

ELISABETH MURDOCH MAY SELL HER COMPANY TO HER FATHER’S

January 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It seems like the stuff of an oldtime miniseries: the privileged daughter of a billionaire media mogul, feeling slighted by the father, who grooms his sons to succeed him, strikes out on her own and eventually creates one of the most successful production companies in all of the U.K., only in the end to sell […]