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# bskyb - Thursday 26 July, 2012

New Sky services to create 900 Irish jobs
# Jobs Fairy
# Jobs Fairy

New Sky services to create 900 Irish jobs

Jul 26th 2012, 12:03 PM 12,048 Views 59 Comments

Sky will launch its phone and broadband services later this year with plans to open a customer care centre in Dublin.

# bskyb - Monday 11 June, 2012

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

Jun 11th 2012, 6:55 PM 1,684 Views 4 Comments

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

# bskyb - Monday 21 May, 2012

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

May 21st 2012, 2:13 PM 1,634 Views 5 Comments

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

# bskyb - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Confirmed: James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman
# Fallout
# Fallout

Confirmed: James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman

Apr 3rd 2012, 3:00 PM 1,946 Views 2 Comments

However, he remains on the board as a non-executive director of the company, stating he has behaved “ethically at all times”.

# bskyb - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Al-Jazeera to compete for Sky's Premier League rights - report
# Under Threat
From The42
# Under Threat

Al-Jazeera to compete for Sky's Premier League rights - report

Mar 21st 2012, 8:00 PM 744 Views 1 Comment

The broadcaster is danger of losing their rights to show top flight English football according to the league’s chief executive.

# bskyb - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Fergie is the Beeb's new best friend, thinks TV companies have too much power
# Cash Money
From The42
# Cash Money

Fergie is the Beeb's new best friend, thinks TV companies have too much power

Sep 27th 2011, 10:34 AM 179 Views 2 Comments

The Manchester United boss feels that Sky and ESPN are “God” when it comes to the Premier League schedule.

# bskyb - Friday 29 July, 2011

F1 bosses cautious as Sky snap up race rights
# Move Over Auntie
From The42
# Move Over Auntie

F1 bosses cautious as Sky snap up race rights

Jul 29th 2011, 12:15 PM 348 Views 4 Comments

Blow for the Beeb who will only broadcast half of the races live from next season onwards.

# bskyb - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking
# NOTW
# NOTW

Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking

Jul 16th 2011, 10:40 AM 690 Views 11 Comments

A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.

# bskyb - Friday 15 July, 2011

Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal

Jul 15th 2011, 12:27 PM 463 Views 1 Comment

As Rebekah Brooks bows to pressure to resign, take a look back at events leading up to the scandal…

Meet the new CEO of News International... Tom Mockridge
# News International
# News International

Meet the new CEO of News International... Tom Mockridge

Jul 15th 2011, 11:16 AM 727 Views 0 Comments

Who is Tom Mockridge? 9 things you probably don’t know about the Sky Italia boss who stepped into Rebekah Brooks’s shoes today.

Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"
# NOTW
# NOTW

Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"

Jul 15th 2011, 8:33 AM 162 Views 3 Comments

His comments came as an FBI investigation into alleged attempts to hack the phones of 9/11 victims was confirmed.

# bskyb - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions
# Hacking
# Hacking

Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions

Jul 14th 2011, 11:15 AM 306 Views 0 Comments

The phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has spread to the US.

# bskyb - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
# Hacking
# Hacking

News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB

Jul 13th 2011, 2:45 PM 661 Views 4 Comments

It follows the controversy surrounding the allegations that newspapers owned by its proprietor Ruper Murdoch were involved in phone-hacking.

# bskyb - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

British government to pressure Murdoch to abandon BSkyB bid
# BSKYB
# BSKYB

British government to pressure Murdoch to abandon BSkyB bid

Jul 12th 2011, 5:50 PM 181 Views 3 Comments

Britain’s Conservative Party has indicated that it will support the opposition in calling for News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch to withdraw his bid “in the public interest”.

# bskyb - Sunday 10 July, 2011

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover
# BSKYB
# BSKYB

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover

Jul 10th 2011, 1:07 PM 201 Views 2 Comments

The Liberal Democrats – currently in coalition with the Conservatives – have hinted at supporting the opposition in calls to postpone the proposed takeover.

# bskyb - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Tesco sitting on the fence over NOTW ads as News Corp shares fall
# NOTW
# NOTW

Tesco sitting on the fence over NOTW ads as News Corp shares fall

Jul 7th 2011, 3:54 PM 628 Views 7 Comments

The share price News Corp and BSkyB fall after fears takeover bid will be blocked in response to the NOTW phone hacking allegations.

# bskyb - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Takeover of BSkyB moves closer after UK government approves Sky News 'spin-off'
# Media
# Media

Takeover of BSkyB moves closer after UK government approves Sky News 'spin-off'

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:07 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

The controversial takeover of the satellite giant by Rupert Murdoch’s company is now set to go ahead.

# bskyb - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal
# Media
# Media

Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:52 PM 1,269 Views 0 Comments

The BBC reports that Media Corp’s Rupert Murdoch is prepared to sell Sky News channel as part of a bigger plan to takeover BSkyB

# bskyb - Thursday 16 September, 2010

No decision on proposed News Corp takeover of BSkyB
# BSKYB
# BSKYB

No decision on proposed News Corp takeover of BSkyB

Sep 16th 2010, 3:10 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

The British government has yet to make a decision on whether to allow the full takeover amid monopoly concerns.

# bskyb - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

Sky News to launch in Arabic
# Media
# Media

Sky News to launch in Arabic

Jul 14th 2010, 12:16 PM 88 Views 0 Comments