James Murdoch

James Murdoch 'Quits Publishers Of The Sun And The Times'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

James Murdoch has resigned as a director of the publishers of The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, it has been reported. Rupert Murdoch's son i...

The Elephant in Lord Leveson's Room

Damian Collins | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

The question senior media executives should have asked themselves, as they listened to the shocking evidence from the family of Milly Dowler to the Leveson inquiry yesterday, was not just how did it come to this, but, why didn't we act sooner?

Neville Thurlbeck: I Should Have Grown A Spine And Told Brooks About Hacking

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

Neville Thurlbeck, the former News of the World journalist named in the infamous "For Neville" phone hacking email, has revealed his own version of ev...

Phone Hacking Committee To Hear From 'Heart' Of Controversy - News International

PA | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Politics

The public inquiry into journalistic ethics sparked by the phone-hacking scandal will hear from the company at the heart of the controversy. Rhodri...

Glenn Mulcaire Notebooks Suggest He Hacked For Sun And Mirror

PA | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Private detective Glenn Mulcaire's notebooks suggest he hacked phones for the Sun and the Mirror as well as for a series of News of the World journali...

Former News Of The World Executive Linked To Mail On Sunday

Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK

A former senior executive at News of the World worked for the Mail on Sunday days before he was linked to computer hacking, it has emerged. Alex Ma...

Public Trust In Newspapers Falls To 38% After Hacking Scandal

PA | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK

The phone-hacking scandal has "corroded" trust in the media and only 38% of people believe what they read in newspapers, a study has revealed. Acco...

James Murdoch Delivered His Own Message From the Script of The Godfather

Damian Collins | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

Spying on lawyers, paying police officers, hacking phones, buying silence; as we listened to the litany of charges against News Corporation I think James Murdoch had also come to our parliamentary select committee to deliver his own message straight from the script of The Godfather

The Week That Was

Carla Buzasi | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

So, James Murdoch was "disingenuous" during this week's select committee hearing into The News of the World phone hacking saga. We probably could have predicted that outcome in advance of the event; what would have been more difficult to predict was that an investigation into journalistic (mal)practice could turn so quickly into an argument about female MPs' working hours. I don't actually care whether Louise Mensch's actions were 'display parenting' or 'parental grandstanding', rather than just articulating the basic facts, as some have suggested. However, I do care that she has highlighted the reality of having a demanding career and balancing a family at the same time. And I speak as someone who doesn't even have children.

News Of The World 'Followed Every Phone Hacking MP For Three Days'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Politics

Every single member of the parliamentary committee investigating phone hacking was followed for three days by private investigators and staff at News ...

Phone Hacking: E-Mails Stored In India Could Unveil Cover-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

Police investigating phone-hacking at the News of the World have recovered e-mails from India that could take the inquiry to a new level. The Daily...

MPs, Moments of Truth and Mob Language

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

Moments of truth can define public lives. Single instances or images forever captured in the public imagination can cause people to be inextricably ...

Phone-Hack Squad Examining '300m Emails'

Press Gazette | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard's phone-hacking squad is working its way through 300 million emails from News International, the force's chief has disclosed. ...

James Murdoch Accused Of Giving 'Disingenuous' Evidence To MPs On Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

Tom Crone, the former legal manager of News International, has as attacked James Murdoch's evidence to MPs on phone hacking as "disingenuous". Dur...

MPs Reaction To James Murdoch's Second Evidence Session

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

James Murdoch has robustly defended himself in front of Parliament's inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World, insisting that he knew nothi...

Rebekah Brooks Thought Tom Watson Was 'Mad'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks had a “pathological” hate for phone hacking MP Tom Waston and thought he was “mad,” it has emerged. During the grilling of N...

How Harry Potter Met James Murdoch On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

“For Neville” started trending on Twitter today after James Murdoch’s appearance - but for the wrong reason. Most people mistakenly thought i...

James Murdoch and the Hacking Scandal: Cock Up or Conspiracy? Please Vote Now

Mark Lewis | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics
Mark Lewis

With Murdoch back before the Media Select Committee today, let me share a few of my own thoughts on the evidence we've heard so far.

The "Hackgate" Chronicles; Showdown #2

Callum Jones | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK
Callum Jones

James Murdoch, once a man presumed by all to takeover one of the most powerful media empires on the planet, has been brought to the brink. At 11am on Thursday, he has a chance to turn his luck around. The odds in his favour may be tiny, but his potential gains are colossal.

LIVE: James Murdoch Before MPs Culture Committee For Second Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics

James Murdoch is facing the Commons Culture Committee for a second time, as MPs investigate whether the News International chief misled parliament in ...

Neville Thurlbeck 'Refused' To Give Evidence Against News International

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

The News of the World's former chief reporter has claimed he has refused a police offer to give evidence against his ex-employers. Neville Thurlbec...

James Murdoch Prepares For Second Commons Grilling Over Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics

News International executive chairman James Murdoch is preparing for a make-or-break appearance before Parliament as he returns for his second grillin...

Top 10 Must Read Stories Ahead Of James Murdoch's Phone Hacking Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Phone hacking at News of the World has started to make its way back up the news agenda after a series of new revelations about the activities of journ...

Phone Hacking Exclusive: Police Investigate If Alan McGee Was Hacked

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Alan McGee, the founder of Creation Records, has been told he could have had his phone hacked by News of the World. He was informed in a letter tha...

Murdoch Writes Off $91m For Shutting News Of The World In Hacking Scandal

The Guardian | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Closing the News of the World cost Rupert Murdoch's News Corp $91m (£57.2m), the company has announced....