21st Century Fox Confirms Bid For Time Warner, Says It's Not In Discussions
The New York Times reported this morning that Murdoch made an $80 billion offer and is "determined" to buy Time Warner. Time Warner said today it had rejected the deal and "it was not in the best interests" to accept the deal or enter talks with Murdoch.
Largest Newspaper Owner In Nation Apparently Doesn't Want To Be In Newspaper Business
Gannett, which owns the USA Today, Detroit Free Press and 80 other daily newspapers, spent $2.2 billion to buy a TV station company Thursday. Gannett now owns 43 TV stations and gets more revenue from broadcasting than newspapers.
Rupert Murdoch Says Romney Should Support A Pathway To Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch offered some advice Mitt Romney at a forum in Boston Tuesday. "As for the illegal Mexicans give them a path to citizenship. They'll pay taxes, they are hardworking people they are everything. Why Mitt Romney doesn't do it, I have no idea."
Jonnie Marbles, The Guy Who Pied Rupert Murdoch
Here's the last tweet from the man who pied Rupert Murdoch with shaving cream, sent from inside the inquiry room just before he did the deed. Plus the hilariously confused response from his ex-girlfriend. Jonnie Marbles and Pageantmalarkey...why did these two break up? They seem made for one another. #splat