Rupert Murdoch’s MySpace Apparently Still Haunts Mark Zuckerberg

On Monday, Wired published an inside look at Facebook’s struggles with fake news over the last two years. It should come as no surprise that Mark Zuckerberg still doesn’t think of Facebook as a media company, but an eye-opening story from 2007 reveals that in MySpace’s heyday, Rupert Murdoch managed to intimidate the CEO in a way that only an old-school media mogul could. Read More >>

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Murdoch Brothers Seek To Prove Trustworthiness By Having Secret Talks About Sky Bid

Despite being media publishers, the Murdoch family themselves tend to like to do business without shouting about it. Rupert Murdoch has previously held secret meetings with Theresa May in New York and David Cameron numerous times away from the public gaze at 10 Downing Street. And like father, like sons it has today emerged that James and Lachlan Murdoch have been playing secret squirrels over at Ofcom HQ. Read More >>

Newspaper That Brought Down Theranos Learns Owner Is Major Investor

Once upon a time, Theranos was a promising biotech firm—raising $632 million from 2014-2015. In October 2015, everything changed when the Wall Street Journal published the first of its many exposés that revealed the company’s struggle to develop the blood-testing technology it promised. Read More >>

Fox Looks Like the Future For James Murdoch-Led Sky

James Murdoch has returned to Sky as chairman, four years after standing down in the wake of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. His appointment has triggered talk of a takeover, with US broadcaster Fox believed to be intent on snapping up a majority share. Read More >>

Murdoch Hints at Imminent Death of the Sun’s Page 3 Stunner

The lighthearted and/or massively sexist tradition of the Page 3 Girl might finally be on the way out, with octogenarian Twitter nutcase Rupert Murdoch claiming he's "considering" issuing the order to have his girls put them away for good. Read More >>

Anonymous Cowers in the Face of Rupert Murdoch

Almost a year ago today, Anonymous hacked one of Australian super villain Rupert Murdoch's crown jewels: The Times. Why? To spread a false report of his death. A year later, he's shutting them up like rowdy children. Times have changed. Read More >>

Rupert Murdoch Admits He Screwed Up MySpace “In Every Way”

Media baron, professional evil white guy archetype, and technologist Rupert Murdoch recently took to Twitter regarding his company's historically awful purchase of MySpace. So, what they do wrong? Literally everything. Read More >>

Rupert Murdoch Is Now On Twitter!

Check it out, kids, our favourite octogenarian media tychoon has joined Twitter. I have to admit I love his Twitter picture. And he's pretty active too. Here's a sample: Read More >>