Celebrity News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Celebrity News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Broadcaster David Frost, famed for Nixon apology, dies

Posted: 01 Sep 2013 07:28 AM PDT

David Frost arrives for the GQ Men of the Year 2010 Awards at the Royal Opera House in LondonBy Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - British broadcaster David Frost, a master of the television interview, famed for coaxing an apology for Watergate from Richard Nixon, has died suddenly, his family said on Sunday. Aged 74, he had a heart attack late on Saturday aboard a luxury cruise liner where he had a speaking engagement. His sudden death brought tributes from international celebrities and political leaders, many of whom called him a good friend as well as an acute interrogator. ...

Rupert Murdoch's pay dips by $1 million in 2013

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 03:20 PM PDT

Murdoch, News Corp. and 21st Century Fox CEO, arrives at annual Allen and Co. conference at the Sun ValleyBy Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Rupert Murdoch's wallet got a little lighter this year. The media baron took a $1.1 million paycut in 2013, earning $28.9 million in salary, bonuses and other compensation, according to SEC filings for 21st Century Fox. That's less than the $30 million Murdoch earned in 2012 and the $33.3 million in total compensation he received in 2011. The year was an eventful one for Murdoch. Not only did he begin the process of divorcing his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, but he also saw News Corp. split into two separate, publicly traded companies. ...

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