Category: Lou Ureneck

Globe’s paid circulation up for first time since 2004

May 2nd, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers 0 comments

Boston Globe
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The Boston Globe’s paid circulation has grown for the first time since September 2004, according to an independent auditor of newspaper circulation…

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UK Parliament: Murdoch unfit to lead

May 1st, 2012 in 2012, Associated Press, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers 0 comments

Associated Press
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A committee of British lawmakers called Rupert Murdoch unfit to run his global media empire — a finding that reflects just how deeply the phone hacking scandal born of his defunct News of the World has shaken the relationship between the press and politics…

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Murdoch hacking scandal spreads to Sky News

April 5th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers, Reuters 0 comments

Reuters
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Sky News, part of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, said on Thursday it had hacked into emails on two occasions but insisted it had acted in the public interest, as the channel’s parent company faces an investigation by British regulators…

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Reaction to the latest sale of daily newspapers

April 3rd, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers 0 comments

Philadelphia Business Journal
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Monday’s sale of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News has brought a range of reaction, including relief…

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The Sun sets on Murdoch junior

March 1st, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers 0 comments

Gulf News
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James Murdoch, his credibility diminished and his future at the helm of his father’s media empire in doubt, has stepped down as executive chairman of News International, the troubled British newspaper subsidiary embroiled in a deepening phone hacking scandal…

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James Murdoch quits at News Corp. in phone-hacking scandal

February 29th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers, USA Today 0 comments

USA Today
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Britain’s expanding phone-hacking scandal claimed its highest-profile executive Wednesday when James Murdoch resigned as the head of News Corp.’s embattled British newspaper division…

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James Murdoch resigns as head of newspaper group embroiled in hacking scandal

February 29th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers, San Jose Mercury News 0 comments

San Jose Mercury News
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James Murdoch, the executive at the epicenter of the phone-hacking scandal at his father’s British newspapers, is stepping down as executive chairman of News Corp.’s U.K. newspaper arm…

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James Murdoch resigns as News Intl executive chair

February 29th, 2012 in 2012, Associated Press, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers 0 comments

Associated Press
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James Murdoch, the executive at the epicenter of the phone-hacking scandal at his father’s British newspapers, is stepping down as executive chairman of News Corp.’s U.K. newspaper arm…

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James Murdoch steps down as NI head

February 29th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Financial Times, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers 0 comments

Financial Times (subscription required)
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News Corp has moved to distance James Murdoch from its troubled newspaper brands in the UK, announcing he would step down as executive chairman of News International…

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Herald publisher says new HQ will speed forays into TV

February 3rd, 2012 in 2012, Boston Business Journal, College of Communication, Lou Ureneck, Newsmakers 0 comments

Boston Business Journal (subscription required)
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The Boston Herald is preparing for a new push into video, the paper’s owner says…

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