The entities formally known as News Corporation provide some of the most blatant and fascinating examples of corporate history affecting news operations.

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch has effectively controlled News Corporation since founding the global media holding in 1979. Photo by David Shankbone/CC BY.

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Following a lawsuit for underpaying interns, Conde Nast has announced that it flat out won’t take interns anymore.

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The Australian, the country’s only nationwide newspaper, has admitted to rewriting stories from The Age, a rival paper based in Victoria.

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The Federal Communications Commission has ruled that Comcast must place Bloomberg TV in its cable lineup alongside the station’s news competitors.

Verdicts like this one, release last Thursday, are important because they force providers like Comcast, which owns Bloomberg’s rival NBC Universal, into following media distribution rules.

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