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Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bid to take full control of Sky

The latest on Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bid to take full control of Sky.

The Government is "minded" to refer Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bid to take full control of Sky to a further inquiry because of concerns over media plurality. The move comes after the broadcastng regulator Ofcom said there was a risk the Murdoch family could increase its influence over the UK news agenda and the political process. Simon Jones reports for Today in Parliament. Hear more top stories from the Commons and the Lords on BBC Radio 4 at 2330 or go to the Radio 4 website.

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Natalie Sherman

BBC Business reporter

Profits at the Murdoch-controlled media company suffered due to poor advertising and no blockbuster like Deadpool.

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