About: media tycoon

Elections 17-12-2020

Macron and the moguls: media strategies ahead of the presidential election

Behind the corporate battle for French media company Lagardère, there’s a political tug-of-war involving the country’s richest man, a media magnate and President Emmanuel Macron.
Digital & Media 24-07-2015

Japanese media group Nikkei buys the Financial Times

British publisher Pearson announced on Thrusday (23 July) it had agreed to sell its salmon-pink business newspaper the Financial Times to Japanese media group Nikkei for £844 million (€1.2 billion).
Brexit 17-04-2015

Media tycoon donates £1.5 million to UKIP

British media baron Richard Desmond gifted the anti-European Union UK Independence Party £1.5 million (€1.4 million) weeks from one of the tightest elections in decades, his newspaper announced Friday.
Competition 21-07-2010

EU regulators deal blow to Berlusconi’s media empire

The European Commission on Tuesday (20 July) gave the go-ahead to Australian tycoon Rupert Murdoch's bid to compete for a digital terrestrial television frequency in Italy, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's media empire.