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News Corp suspends voting rights by foreigners to comply with US law

MUMBAI: Global media conglomerate News Corporation has suspended the voting rights of a portion of Class B Common Stock owned by foreigners in order to comply with U.S law that restricts foreign holdings and voting powers to be within 25 per cent.

News Corp completes take over of Dow Jones

MUMBAI: Rupert Murdoch‘s News Corp has completed the $5 billion acquisition of Dow Jones, including its flagship Wall Street Journal.

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Zee rejig to improve bottomline: Chandra

Subhash Chandra, chairman of the approximately Rs. 13 billion Zee Telefilms, feels that after the restructuring announced Wednesday, the company's bottomline would be "healthier", though top line growth might be cropped as loss making businesses have been hived off into separate companies.

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Fox to launch My Network TV in September

MUMBAI: Fox will launch My Network TV, a new primetime program network scheduled to debut in September this year. Fox Television Stations, Inc., and Twentieth Television will operate the new venture.

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Fox Filmed Ent chairmen Gianopulos & Rothman sign new 5-year pacts with studio

MUMBAI: News Corporation president and COO Peter Chernin said that Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE) chairmen Tom Rothman and Jim Gianopulos have signed new five-year deals, ensuring that the successful and consistent leadership duo in the film business remains at Fox for the long term.

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