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Murdoch Quits Boards of News Corp. Subsidies

It’s a first major step in the split of the company, and it may help News Corp. get a better settlement in the phone-hacking scandal. More 

Hot Start-Up Cover Stories That Went Oops

Once valued at $160M, Digg recently sold for a mere $500K. But this isn't the only time early media coverage has been proven wrong. Here are four others that fizzled. More 

Two News Corps Mean Double the Murdoch

Splitting the strong entertainment business from the weak publishing side makes sense for shareholders -- but that's no panacea. More 

5 Most ‘Facebook Famous’ Stocks

Companies that are well-'liked' on Facebook also connect with consumers via brand loyalty -- and that's something investors should keep an eye on. More 

Disney Still an Entertainment Industry Giant

Walt Disney is still the biggest name in diversified entertainment, and the success of recent ventures keeps the pipeline primed for future growth. More 

The Big Winners From Political Advertising

Political ad spending will top $9 billion in 2012. These companies will bag the majority of that record-setting money. More 

It’s Finally Time to Merge Yahoo and AOL

The two flawed companies would have a much better chance as one, with Tim Armstrong running the show because he's at least making progress at AOL. More