Beyond Sexual Harassment, Lesser Known Scandals Could Cost The Murdochs A $14B Deal
For Rupert Murdoch and his sons, who together control Fox News as part of a larger media empire, getting rid of O’Reilly is part of an effort to shore up its longstanding drive to regain full control of the European broadcasting giant Sky in a $14.6 billion deal. The broadcaster has a major presence in the U.K., Germany, Italy, Ireland and Austria.
And yet, there is a quieter scandal hiding in plain sight — rife with allegations of computer hacking, accusations of fraud, questions of political interference and payouts totaling more than $900 million — all which centered on a relatively anonymous Murdoch enterprise called News America Marketing. – READ MORE