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FILE - In this April 19, 2017 file photo, James Murdoch attends the National Geographic 2017

James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

Jul. 31, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch’s son James is resigning from the family-controlled publisher’s board over content appearing in its newspapers, which include the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post. "My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the...

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2012, file photo, Australian actor Geoffrey Rush arrives for the opening of the Melbourne International Film Festival in Melbourne, Australia. An Australian court on Thursday, July 2, 2020, rejected a newspaper publisher's appeal against Oscar-winning actor Rush's $2.9 billion Australian dollars ($2 million) payout for defamation. (AP Photo/Paul Jeffers, File)

Australian court upholds Geoffrey Rush's defamation payout

Jul. 1, 2020 10:14 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian court on Thursday rejected a newspaper publisher’s appeal against Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush’s $2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) payout for defamation. Three Federal Court judges ruled that articles published by Sydney’s The...

The AAP logo is displayed at a Sydney bureau of the national newswire Australian Associated Press on May 21, 2020. Australia's national news agency has been sold in a binding agreement to a consortium of philanthropist investors who say they are driven by a desire to retain media diversity.  (Dean Lewins/AAP Image via AP)

Australian national news agency sold in binding agreement

Jun. 30, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s national news agency has been sold in a binding agreement to a consortium of philanthropist investors who say they are driven by a desire to retain media diversity. The consortium told Australian Associated Press staff in an email that they signed a binding...