News Corp

Murdoch Confirms News Corp Split But Denies Fresh BSkyB Bid

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has confirmed that News Corporation is to go ahead with plans to split into separate newspaper and entertainment operations, but denied...

News Corp To Split Newspaper And Entertainment Parts Of Business

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation confirmed on Thursday it intends to separate its publishing and media and entertainment businesses into two publicly...

Is Murdoch Ready To Split News Corp?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has decided to split its newspaper business and entertainment operations into two separate companies, according to r...

Lib Dem MP's 'Extraordinary Encounter' With Murdoch Exec

Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

Liberal Democrat MP Norman Lamb has told the Leveson Inquiry of an "extraordinary encounter" with a News Corporation executive two years ago. Mr La...

Hunt's Former Special Adviser To Appear At Leveson

PA | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt's interactions with Rupert Murdoch's media empire will come under the spotlight today when his former special adviser an...

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...

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...

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.

Rupert Gets Vote Of Confidence From News Corp Board

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK

News Corporation's board has announced its full confidence in Rupert Murdoch's "fitness" and its support for him to remain at the helm of the company....

Murdoch Tells Staff 'We Are Working Hard To Put Things Right'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

Rupert Murdoch has hit back after MPs branded him unfit to be in charge of a major media firm, teling News International staff the company have been "...

Colin Myler 'Stands By' Evidence To Media Committee

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Former News of the World editor Colin Myler said he "stands by" the evidence he gave MPs over phone hacking after being accused of misleading parliame...

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...

The Funniest Twitter Reactions To Rupert Murdoch At Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Comedy

So, ol' Dirty Digger himself - Keith Rupert Murdoch - appeared in front of the Leveson inquiry today. For a serious round-up of exactly what he re...

Comedian Has No Plans For Second Murdoch Stunt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

The comedian who threw a foam pie at Rupert Murdoch has no regrets about the stunt - but will not try anything similar when the billionaire appears at...

Sun Royal Editor Arrested Over Alleged Payments

PA | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK

A Sun journalist and a former member of the armed forces have been arrested by detectives investigating alleged illegal payments to public officials. ...

Brooks 'Among Phone Hacking Suspects Facing Possible Criminal Charges'

PA | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks is believed to be among 11 suspects in the phone-hacking scandal facing criminal charges after police sent their first set of files to ...

Contagion? News Corp To Face Phone Hacking Claims In The US

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

News Corp will face three hacking battles in the US including one figure from the "world of sport" in what is thought to be the first action of its ki...

Rebekah Brooks Granted 'Core Participant' Status At Media Inquiry

PA | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks has been granted special status at the Leveson Inquiry into press standards. The former News International chief executive was named...

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...

James Murdoch Stands Down As BSkyB Chairman

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch stood down as chairman of broadcaster BSkyB on Tuesday amid an ongoing investigation into phone hacking at News International, saying he...

How Many Media Outlets Does Murdoch Control?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is facing waves of fresh negative publicity over alleged hacking, this time at his Australian paper conglomerate News Limit...

Murdoch Slams 'Old Toffs And Right Wingers' Amid Fresh Hacking Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has said his company News Corporation is planning to "hit back hard" at fresh allegations of hacking rival businesses in an...

Murdoch Faces Fresh Hacking Claims Against Rivals In Australia

Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has been hit by fresh allegations that a firm used by his company News Corporation used hacking in an attempt to bring down rival busin...