James Murdoch

Something Is Rotten...

Robin Lustig | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK
Robin Lustig

Forget Andy Coulson. If you can, forget phone-hacking. The real scandal is how senior politicians - and police officers - allowed themselves to be used by a ruthless media tycoon for his own commercial ends. And if you think it's all over, it's not.

Is James Murdoch Being Lined Up For VICE Media Role?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

VICE, that principled and occasionally self-righteous media outlet, is reportedly lining up a new director - James Murdoch, erstwhile antagonist of th...

What is the future of TV?

Alan Sim | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alan Sim

I guess the answer is don't give up on the large television companies just yet. Yes, there will be huge pressure from the new guard of Netflix, Google, Vice and Amazon all wanting a slice of the content market. But right now the number one light entertainment shows on both sides of the continent are still Pop Idol and the X Factor

James Murdoch: Time to Go

Matthew Butcher | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK
Matthew Butcher

It's probably fair to say that the re-election of James Murdoch onto the board of BSkyB doesn't seem like the biggest scandal facing the media at the moment. With the shocking allegations of abuse at the BBC and the issuing of 'privacy claims' over alleged hacking at the Daily Mirror, the fact that Murdoch remains as a director of one of Britain's biggest companies could easily have gone unnoticed.

Extracts: The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial

Huw L. Hopkins | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK
Huw L. Hopkins

Although the first stage of the inquiry was just about to end, Lord Justice Leveson said: 'For me and for the team, however, we have only just started.' The second stage will continue once all police matters have been completed, but a first report will be released before the end of 2012. The rotten apple which dropped from its tree has bounced, rolled and spread its seed across the country to grow forests full of rotten apples.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Reports £1 Billion Loss

PA | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has reported a £1 billion loss, with the company facing ongoing legal charges over the phone-hacking scandal. Th...

Chris Wimpress

Louise Mensch: How I Appealed To Rupert Murdoch After The Foam Pie Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Politics

Louise Mensch is highly caffeinated when we meet on Wednesday afternoon, having been mainlining coffee for much of the day. Our interview with her to...

A Hostile Press And More Pressure From Labour..

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Politics

Labour has indicated it will keep up the pressure on embattled Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, by forcing a House Of Commons debate on the role Jeremy ...

Will Hunt Have To Resign? Huffpost Weighs It Up

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

The question most people will ask now that Jeremy Hunt has appeared before the Leveson Inquiry on Thursday is whether it will cause the Culture Secret...

Hunt Texted Murdoch 'Congrats' Day He Took Charge Of BSkyB Bid

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt sent a text message to James Murdoch congratulating him on the progress of News Corporation's desire to take control of BSkyB on the same ...

MPs To Debate Phone-Hacking Report

Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Politics

MPs will debate censuring News International executives found guilty of misleading parliament by the Commons culture committee on Tuesday. On 1 May...

WATCH: Leveson - The Musical

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Today's tip of the hat goes to those clever people at The Poke (and especially to the maestro Alex Vegas) for their musical version of the Leveson Inq...

News Corp Reports Rise In Profits Despite Phone Hacking Scandal

PA | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

News Corporation has reported a strong rise in quarterly profits despite continuing legal charges over the phone-hacking scandal. The firm's net in...

Mail Online Editor Martin Clarke To Address Leveson

PA | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

The editor of the Mail Online will give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry today, ahead of potentially explosive appearances by former News International...

Government WILL See Leveson Inquiry Evidence Ahead Of Key Appearances

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

Eight government ministers including David Cameron will be awarded "core participant" status in the Leveson Inquiry ahead of key appearances next week...

Government Asks To See Leveson Inquiry Documents In Advance

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

The Government has applied to be awarded "core participant" status in the Leveson Inquiry ahead of key appearances next week. If they are granted t...

A Minority View on the Phone Hacking Report

Damian Collins | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee decided to play the man rather than the ball, and as a result missed the open goal.

Murdoch Brands MPs' Report As 'Unjustified And Highly Partisan'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has hit back after MPs branded him "not a fit person" to be in charge of a major media firm. In a statement, News Corporation condem...

Chris Wimpress

Therese Coffey On Twitter Flack For 'Supporting Murdoch'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

Tory MP Therese Coffey is currently getting a bit of flack on Twitter, because she was among a minority of MPs on the Commons Culture, Media and Sport...

MPs Say NOTW Staff Lied Through Their Teeth..

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is "not fit to run a major international company" a group of influential MPs have concluded, saying the media mogul "turned a blind eye...

Phone Hacking Committee Divides On Party Lines..

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

The publication of the Culture, Media and Sport's report into the misleading of parliament by senior news international figures - the details of which...

Hacking Report - What Did Twitter Think?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

This morning the Culture, Media and Sport committee finally released their report into News International and phone-hacking. It already made waves...

Chris Wimpress

MPs Say NOTW Staff Lied Through Their Teeth..

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Rupert Murdoch is "not fit to run a major international company" a group of influential MPs have concluded, saying the media mogul "turned a blind eye...

ITV News Claim To Have Seen Part Of Long-Awaited Hacking Report

www.itv.com | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Politics

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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...