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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.

Police Arrest 38-Year-Old Man Over Phone Hacking

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK

The Guardian has reported that the award-winning former News of the World reporter James Desborough has been arrested by police investigating phone ha...

Law Firm Hired By News International Attacks 'Self-Serving' Murdoch

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

The media law firm Rupert Murdoch accused of making a "major mistake" when it found no widespread evidence of phone hacking at News International four...

MPs Release 'Devastating Evidence' On Phone Hacking

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

James Murdoch may be recalled to parliament to give evidence on phone hacking, an MP has indicated, after new evidence was released by a select commit...

Lib Dem MP To Sue Over Hackgate

The Guardian | Posted 11.10.2011 | UK

The Liberal Democrat MP, Simon Hughes, is to sue News International over phone hacking at the News of the World, he confirmed on Thursday. Hughes t...

News Corp Announces Profits Up After Phone Hacking Scandal Arrests

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

News Corporation has announced annuals profits of $2.74 billion, despite what chairman and chief executive Rupert Murdoch said were "challenges" relat...

Phone Hacking: 61-Year-Old Male Arrested

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

Former News Of The World assistant editor Greg Miskiw has been arrested in connection to the investigation into phone hacking, Metropolitan police sai...

Stand by for the (Gulp) Post-Murdoch Media Market

Colin Morrison | Posted 07.10.2011 | UK
Colin Morrison

It's time to use the past tense. Rupert Murdoch was the original media mogul. Before him, there were (quite distinctly) press barons, television tycoons, book publishers, and film studio moguls; separate industries with their own distinct traditions and leaders.

Murdoch Pie Thrower Has Jail Term Cut

PA | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The comedian who threw a foam pie at Rupert Murdoch has had his jail sentence reduced on appeal. Jonathan May-Bowles, 26, plea...

Guardian: Key News International Figure Arrested Over Phone Hacking

The Guardian | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

A key new arrest has been made in the ongoing phone-hacking scandal. The unnamed man apparently did not know he was going to be taken into custody ...

News of the World Email Deletions 'Not Unusual'

PA | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- An IT firm has told MPs it was aware of nine occasions when News International asked for emails to be deleted over the past 15 mo...

Ed 'Went To News International Parties'

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 29.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Labour leader Ed Miliband attended a string of News International parties and held talks with former chief executive Rebekah Broo...

James Murdoch Asked To Clarify Evidence He Gave Parliament

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK

MPs are to write to James Murdoch to ask him to clarify evidence he gave to a parliamentary committee. After his evidence was contradicted by a sta...

BSkyB Backs James Murdoch As Chairman

PA | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- BSkyB has given its backing to chairman James Murdoch after his role at the satellite broadcaster came under pressure in the wake...

Former News Of The World Staff Offered Jobs In Siberia

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

Rebekah Brooks has kept her promise that ex-News of the World staff will be offered new roles in News Corp – by proposing former senior journalists ...

Media Inquiry Will Examine All Papers, Not Just News Of The World

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

The inquiry into the media following the News of the World phone hacking scandal will look at instances of impropriety in all papers, the judge headin...

Can Wendi Deng Save the World?

Clare McCausland | Posted 25.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Clare McCausland

The possibilities using over £20billion in annual revenue and 53,000 dedicated and talented employees for good, rather than evil, are exhilarating. There's no question that Deng saved the day for the Murdochs last Tuesday, and she may save his business yet. The question is: can she save the world?

George Osborne Regrets Hiring Coulson

Daily Mail | Posted 24.09.2011 | UK

George Osborne was today braced for embarrassing revelations about his links to Rupert Murdoch - as ministers prepared to release details of their mee...

We Need Perspective on the Hacking Scandal

Calum T M Nicholson | Posted 22.09.2011 | UK
Calum T M Nicholson

As has become - or perhaps has always been - the case with watershed scandals, the hacking by newspapers operated by News International has, like an imploding star which had previously configured its solar system, exerted a strong distorting influence on subsequent commentary and opinion, and in doing encumbered any attempt to gain a broader and more sober perspective.