James Murdoch

  • James Murdoch Jul 31

    James Murdoch Resigns From News Publisher News Corp's Board

    James Murdoch, son of News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch, is resigning from the family-controlled newspaper publisher’s board

  • CEO Aug 8, 2018

    Tesla Board Has Met ‘Several Times' to Discuss Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

    Members of the Tesla board said Wednesday they have met “several times” to discuss CEO Elon Musk’s desire to go private. Musk tweeted Tuesday that he was “considering taking Tesla private” and that he had the funding in line to do so — sending shares up in a busy day of trading and spurring confusion around Wall Street. The company...

  • NBC Oct 23, 2017

    Megyn Kelly: I Complained About Bill O'Reilly to Fox News

    Megyn Kelly said Monday that she complained about Bill O’Reilly while they were both working at Fox News, contradicting a statement from an O’Reilly spokesman who claimed, in response to a report that O’Reilly settled a $32 million sexual harassment claim, that no complaints were ever made about him at the network. On NBC’s “Megyn Kelly Today,” Kelly went on...

  • NBC Oct 22, 2017

    Fox Renewed O'Reilly Contract Despite Knowing of Allegations

    The Fox News Channel says the company knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O’Reilly when it renewed the popular personality’s contract in February. The New York Times reported Saturday the company renewed the TV host’s contract after he reached a $32 million settlement with the analyst. NBC News has not independently confirmed the...

  • Facebook Aug 19, 2017

    Tech Companies Continue Efforts to Banish Extremist Accounts

    Tech companies’ efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google’s Android app store. Gab had already been unavailable in Apple’s store, though it remains accessible on the web.

  • Donald Trump Aug 18, 2017

    Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response, Donates $1M to Anti-Defamation League

    The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump’s reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. James Murdoch also told friends in a personal email that he and his wife, Kathryn, will donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. Murdoch wrote that the events in Charlottesville and Trump’s response “concern all...

  • CEO Apr 20, 2017

    O'Reilly's Departure Creates New Challenges for Fox: Analysis

    With its biggest star departing in another blowup over sexual harassment, Fox News faces some big challenges. It now has to show that it can hang on to its loyal army of conservative viewers, improve its working culture, and still continue to make big bucks for its corporate parent. The company said Wednesday that it had parted ways with longtime...

  • NBC News Aug 9, 2018

    Terraforming Mars Is Impossible With Today's Technology, Study Says

    Before humans can colonize Mars, we’ll need to figure out a way to make it a bit more hospitable. But a new study suggests that “terraforming” Mars into an Earthlike planet simply isn’t possible with today’s technology, NBC News reported. The study, published July 30 in the journal Nature Astronomy, seems to throw cold water on those fictional terraforming schemes...

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