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    1. January 14, 2015

      The prudent mogul breaks up his empire

      ...salutary example of Mr Murdoch, who bought Star TV from Mr Li and Richard, his younger son, in 1993. Mr Murdoch resisted splitting News Corp into entertainment and publishing arms until...higher the cost. john.gapper@ft.comJohn Gapper

    2. October 24, 2014

      ‘The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Transatlantic Battle’, by Peter Baldwin

      ...rights to mere copyright’ and the rise of a ‘mercantilistic Europe...painters, paid for by patrons and letting their work be adapted, remixed and reimagined. “Today’s distributed...95/$35, 552 pages John Gapper is the FT’s chief business...Review by John Gapper

    3. July 23, 2014

      Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner threatens the golden age of television

      ...was more potent and enduring than the...parent company. Murdoch, of all people, should...publishing company and Fox, is entrepreneurialism. Mr Murdoch has founded...without him. Mr Murdoch has another side – that of adept and ruthless dealmaker...By John Gapper

    1. July 23, 2014

      BSkyB nears deal to create ‘Sky Europe’

      ...lifestyle product, with Sky Go and other new technology...formidable than they once were, and Sky Deutschland, which...stake in the company. John Gapper Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner threatens...already share technology and work together closely. Other...By Henry Mance and Arash Massoudi

    2. July 23, 2014

      Hollywood frets over Fox-Time Warner deal

      ...studios and leave all production and marketing operations intact,” says...what we do [with the studios] and how we get projects financed...shows such as Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory. John Gapper Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner threatens...By Matthew Garrahan

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      July 16, 2014

      Murdoch offers money - but not control - for Time Warner

      ...family-controlled company. The Murdoch family trust controls 21st Century...stake in its voting B shares, and Mr Murdoch himself owns a further 1 per...offering. But the way that Mr Murdoch’s stakes in Fox and News Corp are weighted is stark...John Gapper

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      July 1, 2014

      Great Britain's farce fails to match Pravda's power

      ...scabrous satire of Fleet Street and Rupert Murdoch written by Howard Brenton and David Hare, which was first...performed at the National in 1985, and then revived in 2006. Anthony...Lambert Le Roux, the Satanically Murdoch-like proprietor, turned Pravda...John Gapper

    5. June 25, 2014

      Murdoch empire has already regained its swagger

      ...investors, reversing Mr Murdoch’s past reluctance to...online news tool Storyful and romantic novel publisher...broke three years ago, Mr Murdoch was surrounded by long-serving executives, and his children looked poised...responsibility. John Gapper: Requiem for the tabloids...By Henry Mance in New York

    6. June 25, 2014

      The market has written a requiem for the tabloids

      ...General Belgrano in 1982) and “Murderers” (the Mail...establishment viewpoint, and she equally appealed...felt the need to woo Mr Murdoch to be elected Labour prime...it was probably right and therefore we should...like an epitaph. john.gapper@ft.comBy John Gapper

    7. June 24, 2014

      Hacking trial: Murdoch’s victory had a price, but he will take it

      ...defendant who was closest to Mr Murdoch, and who is still close, was cleared...succeeded by The Sun on Sunday and Mr Murdoch has returned to dealmaking. The...wrangle will continue, with Mr Murdoch and his son James, who was embroiled...By John Gapper

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