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The Disarming Honesty of Rupert Murdoch

Giovanni Vimercati | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Politics
Giovanni Vimercati

With Warhol-ian sarcasm, the sly and powerful 81-year-old media mogul told the Leveson Inquiry that he basically has nothing to hide, let alone fear from this farcical tirade against his corporate stranglehold on public opinion.

Miliband: Ofcom Should Investigate Murdoch Quicker (LISTEN)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

The media regulator Ofcom should speech up its investigation into whether Rupert Murdoch is "fit" to hold a broadcasting licence in the UK, according ...

Murdoch's Willful Blindness

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK
Margaret Heffernan

It takes individuals of terrific integrity and fortitude to resist the willful blindness that comes with power. Tony Blair didn't. John Browne didn't. And now the Culture Committee concurs: Rupert Murdoch didn't either.

Is News Corp Fit To Hold Broadcasting Licence?

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

The culture committee's findings about the failure to uncover the extent of phone hacking at the News of the World raise "serious questions" about whe...

Jeremy Hunt Will Not Face Immediate Inquiry, Says David Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress & Asa Bennett | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has insisted that he will take no action against Jeremy Hunt until the culture secretary has appeared before the Leveson inquiry into pr...

PM Defiant On Hunt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron insisted today that he had seen no evidence that Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has breached the ministerial code of conduct in his handl...

David Cameron Summoned To Commons Over Jeremy Hunt BSkyB Row

Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron will be forced to appear before MPs to explain why he has not referred culture secretary Jeremy Hunt to his independent adviser on minis...

The Hunt Continues

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been asked to explain why he has referred culture secretary Jeremy Hunt to the Leveson inquiry and not the independent adviser on mi...

Cameron: "There Was No Grand Deal" With Murdoch

PA | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron insisted today there was no "grand deal" between himself and the Murdochs to wave through News Corporation's takeover of BSkyB. The P...

Labour Claim Culture Secretary Misled Parliament

PA | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK Politics

Embattled Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of misleading Parliament over his handling of News Corporation's BSkyB takeover bid. Mr Hu...

Hunt Will Not Give Early Evidence To Leveson

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Politics

Lord Justice Leveson has turned down a request from Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt to bring forward his evidence session "in the interests of fairness ...

BSkyB Bid: Simon Hughes Joins Calls For Jeremy Hunt To Face Inquiry

PA | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics

Liberal Democrat deputy leader Simon Hughes has joined calls for an inquiry into whether Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt breached the ministerial code o...

Top Civil Servant 'Leaves Hunt Out To Dry' Over News Corp

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt's top civil servant has refused to confirm the culture secretary's claim that he approved the decision to allow his special adviser to act...

Salmond Denies Murdoch Impropriety

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Politics

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond today denied any wrong-doing over the BSkyB takeover bid and insisted he would be "delighted" to appear before ...

Jeremy Hunt: This Is Not The Time To Jump On The Political Bandwagon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

The Culture Secretary faced the House of Commons on Wednesday to defend his conduct during News Corporation's takeover bid for BSkyB, rejecting calls...

Jeremy Hunt: This Is Not The Time To Jump On The Political Bandwagon

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Politics

The Culture Secretary faced the House of Commons on Wednesday to defend his conduct during News Corporation's takeover bid for BSkyB, rejecting calls ...

Jeremy Hunt Denied Chance To Give Leveson Evidence Early

Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt will not be allowed to give his evidence to the Leveson Inquiry sooner than planned, it has been suggested. On Tuesday the culture secr...

Rupert Murdoch To Give Evidence At Leveson Inquiry

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is expected to reveal discussions with top British politicians when he gives evidence to the Leveson Inquiry on Wednesday. The 81-ye...

'Flurry Of Emails' Link Culture Secretary And BSkyB

Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

The close contacts between culture secretary Jeremy Hunt and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp empire over the company's controversial takeover bid for BSkyB...

Culture Secretary Refuses To Resign Over BSkyB Claims

Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Politics

Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has defied Labour calls for his resignation following claims that he secretly backed News Corporation's bid to take over...

Jeremy Hunted: Culture Secretary Faces Wrath Of Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch's star turn at the Leveson Inquiry today has brought to light a number of revelations, the most prominent being what looks like an uncom...

Under-Fire Sky News Accidentally Names Ched Evans Rape Victim

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

Sky News has come under fire for revealing the name of the woman raped by Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans by accident in a live broadcast. T...

Time to Quit Whilst You're Still Ahead, M'Lord

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Benjamin Lazarus

Thus with declining ratings for The Apprentice, and an ever fading authority on his subject matter, perhaps it's high time that m'Lord quit whilst he's still ahead, since perhaps it'll be him who'll be "finished, gone, kaput" by next Christmas.

Sky News Admits To Hacking Emails

PA/Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Sky News has admitted it hacked email accounts belonging to members of the public, but has defended its actions as "responsible journalism", the BBC r...

Couldn't Hack It? Why Did Murdoch Step Down

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch's decision to step down as the chairman of BSkyB will be seen as yet another sign that the family's grip on UK media is crumbling. An...