Topic archives: Wendi Deng

Where’s Wally … I mean, Rupert?

February 8, 2018

A News Corp shares move sideways and now downwards, the patriarch of News Corp is nowhere to be seen writes Christopher Warren.

Is Trump doing favours for Rupert Murdoch now?

March 15, 2017 6

The Murdoch-controlled Fox News Channel is the biggest media backer of Trump and has been for nearly two years.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 17, 2016

Wendi living it up, Rupert-free ... milking it in NZ ... the '90s are back ...

Anything he touches, Palmersaurus wrecks

May 5, 2016

Goodbye, Clive ...

Rupert Murdoch on his family, his divorce and the future of newspapers

Rupert Murdoch on his family, his divorce and the future of newspapers

April 11, 2014 7

Rupert Murdoch has offered a rare insight into the future of News Corporation and his family during a lengthy Q&A with Fortune. Crikey tells you what you need to know.

Murdoch family civil war, but don’t write off Rupert yet

Murdoch family civil war, but don’t write off Rupert yet

January 20, 2014 10

The relationship revelations from within the Murdoch family have been particularly juicy over the summer, but those writing off Rupert are doing so prematurely.

Tidbits: from Deng ‘encounters’ to surfing in Bondi

Tidbits: from Deng ‘encounters’ to surfing in Bondi

November 25, 2013 2

Our Sydney reporter brings you a round-up of tidbits from around the world -- ranging from that story about Wendi Deng to some cultural treats from the streets of Sydney.

‘The most humble day of my life’: when the Sun King was laid low

‘The most humble day of my life’: when the Sun King was laid low

September 24, 2013 7

Will the fallout from the News of the World phone-hacking scandal bring an end to the Murdoch media dynasty? In his new book, Paul Barry recalls the "must humble day" of Rupert's life.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

July 9, 2013 1

Could Labor actually win this election? Plus other political snippets noted along the way.

Murdoch gives lessons in how to divorce-proof a business

Murdoch gives lessons in how to divorce-proof a business

June 14, 2013 18

Rupert Murdoch’s numerous divorces (this is his third) provide plenty of lessons for other business owners keen to protect their assets.

Twitter stays mum on how it was punk’d

January 5, 2012

For a brief window of time Twitter was punk'd by a user pertaining to be Wendi Deng Murdoch. The account was verified, but why? Twitter won't say, writes Dan Lyons.

Rupe’s Jordan dip shrouded in revelation

September 6, 2011 40

Rupert Murdoch's identification as a Christian to varying degrees, and in varying contexts, has been going on for years. But the banks of the Jordan is summat else.

Crikey says: nothing to see here

Crikey says: nothing to see here

September 5, 2011 8

Buried in the glossy pages of the October edition of UK Vogue is the revelation, mid way through an interview with Wendi Deng, that former British PM Tony Blair is godfather to Rupert and Wendi's daughter Grace.

Once were Rupert’s warriors … News 24’s birthday … Harto fires back …

Once were Rupert’s warriors … News 24’s birthday … Harto fires back …

July 21, 2011 1

Crikey founder Stephen Mayne wasn't always a vocal critic of News Corporation. When he worked for Rupert Murdoch he used to spruik for him in the pages of his papers. Plus other media news.

Tips and rumours: Libs are getting personal

Tips and rumours: Libs are getting personal

November 30, 2009

Trouble in paradise for Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng, Sunshine Coast Liberals descend into war, The Age signs up two big fish, and turmoil at the Advertiser.

The News Corp bonkability index

March 30, 2009

A new height (or should that be depth) was reached this morning on the news.com.au website.

Murdochs open up in a way they’ll regret

September 4, 2008 1

No doubt News Corp will be regretting opening up to New York liberal Michael Wolff, because the embarrassment is piled high, writes Stephen Mayne.

Murdoch kids still screwing the pooch at News Corp

February 7, 2008 2

We all know that Rupert Murdoch is a business legend but you’ve really got to wonder about his kids given that BSkyB last night reported a $250 million loss for the December half after writing down its stake in ITV by $765 million, writes Stephen Mayne.

The Monthly to publish Wendi Deng story

May 9, 2007

The Monthly magazine has announced that it has bought and will run – at a length of about 10,000 words – the Wendi Deng profile that Fairfax suppressed. Thank God for independent media.