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Star operating profit down 36% in Dec 06 quarter

MUMBAI: In the first contraction in profit that Star has had since it began generating profits in early 2003, News Corp's Asian arm has reported second quarter operating income down 36 per cent from the same period a year ago.

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Vijay Singh to be next Star India COO; Peter Chernin flying in

MUMBAI: After Star CEO Paul Aiello, it is News Corp president and COO Peter Chernin, Rupert Murdoch's right hand man, who will be coming to these shores to shore up the morale of the Indian team. Chernin is flying in late on Thursday and will be in Mumbai over the following three days meeting the...

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Fox partners with DirecTV for on demand content

US broadcaster Fox and US pay TV platform DirecTV have announced an agreement to bring viewers content on demand through the new DirecTV Plus digital video recorder (DVR).

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Chernin visit boosts buzz that News Corp exploring film prodn. in India

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The $ 24 billion News Corporation COO, Peter Chernin, came, saw and will be going back from India more or less satisfied. On a short visit to India, as part of his Asia tour, Chernin arrived in Mumbai on Thursday to have a first hand look at Stars Indian ops and met up with...

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Roger Ailes appointed as Fox Television Stations chairman

MUMBAI: Fox News Channel chairman Roger Ailes has been appointed to the additional position of chairman of Fox Television Stations, which includes Twentieth Television, producer of first-run syndicated programming and distributor of off-network programming. Murdoch's son Lachlan had earlier been...

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