THE government is seeking further advice from Ofcom on Rupert Murdoch’s £11.7 billion bid to take over Sky, having received “new evidence and comments.”
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has written to the competition watchdog ahead of...
Wednesday 9th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RUPERT MURDOCH’S £11.7 billion bid to take over Sky has stalled after Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said yesterday she was “minded” to refer it to Britain’s competition watchdog.
Ms Bradley said the bid, which would see the tycoon’s 21st Century...
Friday 30th Jun 2017
ONLY government parliamentary weakness has prevented Rupert Murdoch’s bid to take full control of Sky getting the go-ahead from Culture Secretary Karen Bradley.
Punting the deal into the long grass of further indepth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Watson wonders what was behind new Environment Secretary’s shock return
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
A PROBE into media giant 21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion takeover bid for Sky has been delayed until after the general election, it was announced yesterday.
Communications watchdog Ofcom and the Competition and Markets Authority had been due to present their assessment of...
Saturday 22nd Apr 2017
RUPERT MURDOCH was given the thumbs up by EU bureaucrats yesterday for his £11.7 billion takeover of Sky.
The multibillionaire media mogul’s 21st Century Fox is seeking to seize control of the 61 per cent of Sky it doesn’t already own.
Now the European...
Saturday 8th Apr 2017
Ofcom warned to stop tycoon’s controversial takeover of Sky
Friday 31st Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Coyne is betraying everything a trade union should stand for, argues ANN FIELD
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A MULTIBILLION-POUND bid by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox conglomerate to take over Sky TV is to be investigated by media watchdog Ofcom.
Concerns over the increased concentration of media control in Mr Murdoch’s hands that would result from the proposed £11.7...
Friday 17th Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
McDonnell: Murdoch-backed opposition moves into shadows
Tuesday 28th Feb 2017