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Ofcom Intensifies Murdoch 'Fit And Proper' Investigation

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

An inquiry into whether James Murdoch and BSkyB are 'fit and proper' operators of a broadcasting licence has been stepped up by the media regulator Of...

News Corporation, the Murdochs and Climate Change

Bob Ward | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK
Bob Ward

The Wall Street Journal last month published the latest in a series of inaccurate and misleading articles about climate change in the form of a length...

Hacking Leads To Bold Media Watchdog Proposals... In Australia

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

A wide-ranging review after revelations of phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch's news empire has resulted in bold proposals for a government-funded journa...

Murdoch Confirms 'Amazing' Sunday Sun Sales Figures...

PA | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

The Sun sold more than 3.25 million copies of its new Sunday title yesterday, Rupert Murdoch said. The media tycoon made the announcement on Twitte...

The Sun On Sunday Launches With Pledge Of 'Trust And Decency'

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

The Sun on Sunday launched today with a pledge of "trust" and "decency". Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch personally supervised the final stages of prod...

Murdoch Oversees Last-Minute Launch Of The Sun On Sunday

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch is personally overseeing the final stages of production of his new title The Sun on Sunday. The media tycoon arrived at...

Rupert Murdoch Hopes For 2m Sales For Sun On Sunday Launch

PA | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has declared he would be "very happy" if sales of the Sun on Sunday exceed two million copies. The newspaper tycoon took to Twitter ...

Sun On Sunday 'Insider' On Paper's 'Desperate' Attitude Ahead Of Launch

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

A Twitter account claiming to be an "insider" at News International has described a "desperate and repugnant" atmosphere in the newsroom of the Sun on...

Could Carling Cup Be Hit By #dontbuythesunanyday Protest?

Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

An anti-Sun On Sunday campaign has been launched on Twitter over News International's coverage of the Hillsborough disaster. Livepool fans tweeted ...

The Week That Was: A Sunday Sun and Scotland

Carla Buzasi | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Politics
Carla Buzasi

No matter how many press releases you pen, how many interviews you give, or how much spin your experts can generate, sometimes there's no substitute for appearing in person, something Rupert Murdoch and David Cameron took to heart this week, flying into and out of London respectively to rouse the troops and go into battle for the things they hold dear. For one, there's a newspaper and the reputation of his staff at stake, for the other, the future of the UK as we know it.

Sun On Sunday Shows British Press 'Fighting Back' Says Society Of Editors

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

There hasn't been a lot of good news for the newspaper industry in recent years - but the announcement of Rupert Murdoch's Sun on Sunday might be the ...

Murdoch 'Sending Mixed Messages' Says NUJ

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is sending out "mixed messages" after his announcement that News International will launch a Sunday edition of The Sun newspaper, the h...

Sun On Sunday To Be Launched 'Very Soon', Says Murdoch

Huffington Post UK / PA | Ned Simons and Michael Rundle | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has told News International employees that he intends to launch the Sun on Sunday "very soon". In an email sent to staff in London M...

Rupert Murdoch Arrives In UK To Take Charge Of Sun Crisis

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch arrived at the Wapping headquarters of his British newspapers on Friday 17 February where he addressed staff in the wake of recent arre...

Glenn Mulcaire Appeals Phone Hacking Ruling

PA | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK

Private investigator Glenn Mulcaire has been given permission to appeal to the Supreme Court against orders that he cannot rely on privilege against s...

World's Most Expensive Phone Bill

PA | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation spent £55m in just three months on investigations surrounding the closure of the News of the World. The owner of...

Gordon Brown Denies Threatening To 'Destroy' News International To Rupert Murdoch

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown has denied threatening to "destroy" News International during a phone call to Rupert Murdoch after The Sun switched its allegiance to the...

Rupert Murdoch On Twitter

Ben Jennings | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Politics
Ben Jennings

Here is my cartoon in response to Rupert Murdoch joining Twitter, which provoked much divided opinion from the Twitter community.

Phone Hacking: MP And Murdoch Critic Tom Watson Was Under Surveillance

PA | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK Politics

A Labour MP was put under surveillance by a private investigator working for the News of the World, it has been confirmed. Lawyers...

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 Times Cuts 100 Journalism Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

One hundred jobs will be cut at Rupert Murdoch’s The Times newspaper, it has been confirmed. Editor James Harding has said more cuts at New Inter...

Coogan To Carry On Legal Fight Against News Corp

The Guardian | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK

Steve Coogan recalls clearly the moment he decided to sue the News of the World. "What motivated me was seeing Andy Coulson [the paper's former editor...

News International To Sell 'Fortress Wapping' Headquarters

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK

News International is to sell its Wapping headquarters, the company has announced. The 15-acre site has been News International's home for 25 years...

James Murdoch Refuses Six Million Dollar Bonus

Posted 02.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION - James Murdoch, the boss of News Corporation's UK arm, has refused to accept a six million US dollars (£3.7 million) bonus in the ...

After the Humiliation of Rupert Murdoch, Comeuppance for Goldman Sachs?

Julian Kossoff | Posted 26.10.2011 | UK
Julian Kossoff

This summer's humbling of Rupert Murdoch has warmed the cockle of many a liberal heart. Not since the fall of the Berlin Wall or the first few euphoric weeks after New Labour's election could they pick up a newspaper/switch on their computer with such a sense of excited anticipation at the latest 'Hackgate' revelations.