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Michael Calderone is the Senior Media Reporter for The Huffington Post. He previously covered media and politics for Politico, the New York Observer, and Yahoo! News. Calderone holds a master's degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor's degree in English from Rutgers University. He lives in Brooklyn.

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The Murdochs Head To Parliament As Scandal Shakes News Corp. Empire (VIDEO)

(13) Comments | Posted 18 July 2011 | (20:45)

NEW YORK -- On the afternoon of July 15, Rupert Murdoch did something unusual in his legendary, six-decade career as one of the world's most powerful and feared moguls: he apologised.

The 80-year-old billionaire held his head in his hands before the family of Milly Dowler, a murdered...

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News Corp Shareholders Amend Lawsuit Amid Tabloid Scandal

(37) Comments | Posted 11 July 2011 | (17:28)

NEW YORK -- News Corporation shareholders already suing Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate over its $675m purchase of daughter Elisabeth Murdoch's production company, have amended their earlier lawsuit given new revelations regarding how top executives handled the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Jay Eisenhofer,...

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From Crusading Guardian To Media Frenzy: Why Rupert Murdoch Should Be Worried

(2199) Comments | Posted 6 July 2011 | (13:09)

NEW YORK -- If News of the World reporters and private investigators had only illegally snooped on Sienna Miller and the Royal Family, the nearly five-year-old phone hacking scandal might have dragged on another five years without Rupert Murdoch, or one of his top lieutenants, taking...

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British News Outlets Flock To U.S. Touting Global Perspective

(26) Comments | Posted 5 July 2011 | (15:00)

NEW YORK -- The Daily Mail may soon have a new, yet familiar, neighbour in downtown Manhattan.

Recently, the Guardian has been checking out office space in media-favourite Soho, just a few blocks from where the Daily Mail set up shop this past February. Although the...

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