Nonprofit CEO wins News Corp.’s Murdoch Community Hero Award

The president and CEO of Per Scholas — a nonprofit that provides free IT job training — has been named the recipient of News Corp.’s Murdoch Community Hero Award. see also Per Scholas CEO Plinio Ayala said he was “honored” by the recognition. “I am grateful for their commitment to building

Circulation up at Dow Jones

News Corp. reported better circulation figures for its Dow Jones unit for the quarter ending in June, but that was offset by one-time write-downs on its overseas print units. The company reported a loss of $429 million, or 74 cents a share, compared with net income of $90 million, or 16

Fox News boosts parent revenue 10 percent in 4th quarter

Twenty-First Century Fox reported on Wednesday that it rode a 10.4 percent revenue boost in its cable segment, led by Fox News, to eke out a 1.5 percent sales gain for its fiscal fourth quarter. The increase, partially offset by declines in Fox’s TV and film areas lifted total revenue to