NEW YORK (AP) - News Corp. said Monday that its new publishing company will keep the News Corp. name, while its separate media and entertainment company will be renamed Fox Group.
The conglomerate announced plans this summer to split into two public companies, one for its newspaper and book
LONDON (AP) - Tom Mockridge, the chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers who was parachuted in to steady an organization swamped in scandal, is leaving the company at the end of the year.
Mockridge was appointed CEO of News International in July 2011, following the resignation of
NEW YORK (AP) - The head of media conglomerate News Corp.'s U.K. newspaper operations is stepping down.
Tom Mockridge, who was CEO of News International since July 2011, will leave the company at year-end to pursue outside opportunities, the company said in a statement Sunday. Mockridge joined
NEW YORK (AP) - Media conglomerate News Corp. is set to appoint Robert Thomson, a veteran journalist and the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, as the CEO of its new, as-yet-unnamed publishing company, according to a report in the Journal.
The paper cited unnamed "people familiar with the
By The Associated Press
Stocks are moving lower at midday as Washington lawmakers and business groups bickered over the proper rates for taxing and spending.
In Europe, leaders tried to cobble together another bailout loan for Greece.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 99 points at 12,
By CHRISTINA HOAGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The pen may not be as mighty as the keyboard these days, but California and a handful of states are not giving up on handwriting entirely.
Bucking a growing trend of eliminating cursive from elementary school curriculums or making it optional
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Committee Against Torture strongly criticized Russia in a report for failing to investigate widespread allegations of torture and stepping up intimidation and reprisals against human rights advocates and journalists.
BERLIN (AP) - The publisher of the Financial Times' German offshoot says production will be stopped shortly and some 320 employees will lose their jobs.
The Financial Times Deutschland, which has a circulation of about 100,000, was launched at the height of the Internet boom in 2000 but was
By JUERGEN BAETZAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - The publisher of the Financial Times' German offshoot is set to shut the loss-making business daily, putting up to 350 jobs in jeopardy in the latest blow to Europe's ailing newspaper industry.
The national daily Financial Times Deutschland
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kakao Talk, a popular mobile messenger in South Korea, will launch an online music and electronic book shop next year as it continues to grow beyond its original mission to provide a simple messaging service.
The shop named "Kakao