Rupert Murdoch

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) speaks next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference on January 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator From Conn. Requests That Fox Not Broadcast NASCAR Race Sponsored By NRA

A U.S. senator from Connecticut has sent a letter to media mogul Rupert Murdoch asking that Fox network not broadcast Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.

04/12/2013

Mayor Bloomberg uses a smartphone to take a picture of his daughter at a Knicks game. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Plays Social Media Guru, Says Media Mogul Murdoch ‘Should Stop Twittering’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn’t understand why people just don’t think before they tweet.

03/25/2013

Rupert Murdoch (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) and Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images).

News Corp. Acquires 49 Percent YES Network Stake

News Corporation has acquired a 49 percent stake in the YES Network.

11/20/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg 10th On Forbes 400 Richest Americans List

Bill Gates is still the wealthiest man in America. However, Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn’t too far behind.

09/19/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Journalist Marie Colvin, L.I. Native, Killed In Syria

Marie Colvin, an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times, died Wednesday from government shelling in the city of Homes.

02/22/2012

Demonstrators with "Occupy Wall Street" on Oct. 11, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters Hold ‘Millionaires March’ On The Upper East Side

Chanting “We are the 99 percent!” they raised their voices, raised their signs and raised a ruckus as they marched through the land of the ladies who lunch.

10/11/2011

Members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit keep watch at United Nations headquarters - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC’s Top Business Leaders Beg Congress Not To Cut Security Funding

Over 100 New York City business leaders have written a joint letter to the leaders in Congress, asking that they not cut homeland security funding for the world’s biggest terrorist target.

10/04/2011

Rupert Murdoch, gives evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee  on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal in this image taken from TV in Portcullis House  in central London Tuesday July 19 2011. (AP Photo/ PA)

9/11 Families Meeting With Eric Holder In Washington About Murdoch Phone Hacking Allegations

The families are meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder about the FBI inquiry into the allegations that Rupert Murdoch’s media empire may have tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims.

08/24/2011

Rupert Murdoch (file / credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Families To Meet With U.S. Attorney General About Murdoch

A lawyer for some 9/11 family members says Eric Holder has agreed to meet with them on Aug. 24 regarding the FBI inquiry into the allegations surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.

07/27/2011

In this image made from television, Rupert Murdoch, following an attempted assault, gives evidence without his jacket  to a House of Commons Committe on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.(AP Photo/pa)

FBI Inquiry Of Murdoch’s Empire: Reliance On Brits

The FBI began its investigation last week amid claims that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. may have tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims after Long Island Rep. Peter King put on the pressure demanding action.

07/24/2011

Rupert Murdoch, gives evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee  on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal in this image taken from TV in Portcullis House  in central London Tuesday July 19 2011. (AP Photo/ PA)

Rupert Murdoch Denies Wrongdoing In Phone Hacking Scandal During Tense Hearing

During his testimony Tuesday, 80-year-old Murdoch told British lawmakers that he has seen no evidence that 9/11 victims were targeted by his newspapers in a phone hacking scandal.

07/19/2011

Rupert Murdoch (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Source: FBI Investigating Whether Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Tried To Hack 9/11 Victims’ Phones

“I want them to investigate and investigate fully. I have a lot of 9/11 families in my district, they’re entitled to know if their privacy was violated,” Long Island Rep. Peter King said.

07/14/2011

Jon Miller, left, CEO of Digital Media Group of News Corp. and Jesse Angelo, the editor of The Daily, attend the launch of The Daily, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Stop The Presses: First iPad Newspaper Debuts

News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch is betting that New Yorkers – and others – are going to be willing to trade-in their train-riding ritual of flipping pages for swiping a screen.

02/02/2011