Although 21st Century Fox has agreed a deal with Disney, the deal could still be gatecrashed by Comcast.  Photograph: AP

Goldman Sachs stands to make about $105 million (€90 million) for advising 21st Century Fox in its $71 billion asset sale to Walt Disney and for helpi(...)

Uncertain times: the loss-making Sky News. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

As the Dublin Castle courtyard filled up with the faces of relieved, overwhelmed and deliriously exhausted campaigners, it can have escaped no one wat(...)

Comcast said it wanted Sky to be its platform for European growth. Photograph: PA Wire

Comcast, America’s largest cable company, submitted a £22 billion (€25.2 billion) bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to dro(...)

The trajectory of technology in the television business couldn’t be clearer: satellites are yesterday’s news. Photograph: Godong/UIG via Getty Images

Ever since Sky first started broadcasting in the 1980s, it has been synonymous with two things: billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch and the concept(...)

In provisionally blocking Rupert Murdoch’s bid to acquire Sky, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority highlighted “media plurality concerns” – in other words, how much power the Murdoch family would wield over the British media world after the takeover. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Rupert Murdoch is a man accustomed to getting his own way. After all, he famously renounced his Australian citizenship more than three decades ago in (...)

Cersei (Lena Headey) is in the ascendancy in HBO’s “Game of Thrones”. AT&T’s proposed acquisition of HBO parent Time Warner is up in the air after the US department of justice moved to block the deal.

At the start of 2017, I forecast that the media year would be like 2016, only more so, with the themes of consolidation, convergence and digital trans(...)

Time magazine’s Person of the Year cover. “Time’s term ‘silence breakers’ is an interesting one, as many of the women profiled by the magazine had broken their silence many times in the past.”

Time magazine has selected as its “Person of the Year” a group it calls “the Silence Breakers” – the women, and some men too, who came forward in 2017(...)

21st Century Fox chief executive  James Murdoch, who has condemned US president Donald Trump’s response to neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville. Photograph:  Miguel Villagran/Getty Images

James Murdoch – chief executive of 21st Century Fox and son of Donald Trump ally Rupert Murdoch – has become one of the most prominent voices yet to c(...)

British media secretary Karen Bradley has confirmed she will refer the planned £11.7 billion (€13.48 billion) takeover of Sky by Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox to Ofcom, the UK communications watchdog.  Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Reports of Rupert Murdoch’s ongoing mission to get his hands on Sky might well confuse casual observers who were under the impression the Australian m(...)

Concerns have been raised about the role of Rupert Murdoch’s son James, who is Sky’s chairman and Fox’s chief executive. Photograph: PA Wire

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has tabled a formal £11.7 billion (€14 billion) takeover bid for broadcaster Sky. Fox’s offer of £10.75 per share f(...)

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