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News Corp flies on subs success

News Corp, Rupert Murdoch’s media company, has reported profits almost doubled in the year to June with growth in digital advertising and subs boosting its news operations to recover from pandemic losses. The company reported an 11 per cent increase in revenue for the year to $10.4 billion (€10.1bn) and pre-tax profit rose to $812 […]

August 9, 2022

Jerry Hall files for Murdoch divorce

Former model and Mick Jagger partner Jerry Hall has filed for divorce from husband Rupert Murdoch citing “irreconcilable differences,” after six years of marriage. Filing in California, Hall, aged 66, sought unspecified spousal support from the 91-year-old News Corp chair. In court papers at the Los Angeles Superior Court, Hall claimed she was “unaware of […]

July 4, 2022

Baird joins BBC Studios’ digital news team

BBC Studios has announced a number of new roles aimed at further bolstering its digital news team. News Corp SVP and Global Head of Product Jennie Baird has been appointed to a newly created position of EVP and MD of Digital News and Streaming. During her tenure at News Corp, Baird was responsible for developing […]

January 28, 2022