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Australian PM To Question Murdoch Business Over Phone Hacking

BBC | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK

The Australian branch of Rupert Murdoch's media empire will face "hard questions" in the wake of the phone hacking scandal in Britain, Prime Minister ...

James Murdoch Evidence 'Mistaken' Say Former NOTW Lawyer And Editor

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK

James Murdoch’s evidence to parliament was “mistaken”, according to a statement by News of the World’s former editor and lawyer. Colin Myle...

Caption Competition: Find Out Who Won

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK

We've heard the Murdoch family defend their empire before parliament, and former terror chief John Yates explain his position on the phone hacking sca...

Chris Wimpress

Parliamentary Sketch: Limping Off For The Summer

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK Politics

Maybe they're tired and secretly wanted to go home yesterday, but Labour MPs were surprisingly subdued at today's emergency debate on phone hacking. ...

On Custard Piety

Nathaniel Tapley | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK Politics
Nathaniel Tapley

Let's get one thing straight from the off. You can't be attacked with a custard pie. You can be splatted with a custard pie. You can be splurged with a custard pie. You can be spooged with a custard pie. You can be humiliated with a custard pie, but it's not an offensive weapon. It didn't even have any pastry.

David Cameron: Full Statement On Phone Hacking

Posted 19.09.2011 | UK

David Cameron has made an emergency statement to parliament over the phone hacking scandal. Below is the full text of his speech. INTRODUCTION ...

The Importance of Humility in Leadership

Alex Jaconelli | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK
Alex Jaconelli

Employees like it as it shows they are being led by someone authentically human - with frailties just like them. So has Rupert Murdoch displayed humility in leadership?

Cameron: With Hindsight I Would Not Have Hired Coulson

Huffington Post UK | Jacqueline Head | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK

CLICK HERE FOR LIVE UPDATES. Prime Minister David Cameron has said that "with 20/20 hindsight" he would not have hired Andy Coulson as his chief me...

'Murdoch Pie Thrower' Charged With Public Order Offence

PA | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The protester accused of throwing a paper plate of shaving foam at Rupert Murdoch as he gave evidence to MPs has been charged wit...

Tara Kelly

US Media Take Sides Over Murdoch Hearings

HuffingtonPost.com | Tara Kelly | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

The testimony of Rupert and James Murdoch before the House of Commons may have appealed to the US media and political elite, but for the general Ameri...

The Wilful Blindness of Rupert Murdoch

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK Politics
Margaret Heffernan

Of course Murdoch wasn't the only one who was blind. But for someone who succeeded in the past by being uniquely in touch with popular sentiment, this latest debacle demonstrates yet another source of blindness: success.

Murdoch: A PR perspective

Sam Moir | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK Politics
Sam Moir

At 80-years-old, Rupert Murdoch has had an equally dated approach to public relations throughout the hacking scandal.

Wednesday's Front Pages: The Media Covers The Media

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

Will the Daily Telegraph and Express ever have the same headline again? Maybe. But what about The Sun and The FT? The moment Murdoch was pelted with a...

Chris Wimpress

Neil Wallis 'Advised Andy Coulson Before Election'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK Politics

Neil Wallis is believed to have informally advised Andy Coulson while he was employed by Prime Minister David Cameron. This allegedly took place last...

Rebekah Brooks Appears Before MPs Over Phone Hacking

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

News International chiefs were only fully aware of the “seriousness” and extent of phone hacking at the News of the World because of Sienna Miller...

Rupert And James Hearing Comes Under Attack By Demonstrator

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has been attacked by a demonstrator during his two hour evidence session in front of parliament. As the media mogul gave evidence to...

Rupert Murdoch: This Is The Most Humble Day Of My Life

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

Rupert Murdoch and his son James have been quizzed by MPs at a hearing about the phone hacking crisis, in an appearance that the News Corporation chai...

Chris Wimpress

Met Had 'No Reason' To Tell Cameron About Adviser Linked To Phone Hacking

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

An official at Number 10 advised the Metropolitan Police against informing the prime minister that the former deputy editor of the News of the World, ...

Sir Paul Stephenson Stands Before Select Committee Over Phone Hacking

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

Sir Paul Stephenson, the former Metropolitan Police Commissioner, is being questioned by a parliamentary select committee over the phone hacking scand...

Murdoch Hating: Counterproductive, Very British, and Very Wrong

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

The problem here is the Left doesn't want people to have what Murdoch offers them. In something akin to the tradition of racist stereotypes, they develop a malevolent and ruthless capitalist bent on exploiting his workers and dumbing down the general population...the devil incarnate.

News Corp Shares Rally Over Murdoch Replacement Rumours

The Guardian | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK

Speculation that Rupert Murdoch could be replaced as chief executive of News Corporation have sent shares in the company rallying in Australia on Tues...

What Would a Post-Murdoch Media Landscape Look Like?

Darrell Goodliffe | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK
Darrell Goodliffe

It's not politicians that are the main enemy of Murdoch and the media monopolists. Cultural currents created by the advent of social media and the internet age are battering the aged shores of these crumbling institutions.

News Corp's Woes Stem From the Board Room not the News Room

Andrew Wigley | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK
Andrew Wigley

Corporate culture is established through leadership. If lessons are to be learnt from NewsCorp's misconduct, then perhaps attention is focused first on the board room and not the news room.

How to Say the Hardest Word in the English Language

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

Apologies are back in the news. After Mr. Murdoch's very public "sorry" at the weekend, the game has been upped. All of our expectations will have been raised: where we have been let down, we will expect no less. But saying sorry isn't easy. Bernie Taupin wasn't kidding.

Rupert Murdoch, News Corp and the War of the Worlds

Julian Kossoff | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK
Julian Kossoff

Somewhere in a not so far off galaxy called Murdoch the final battle has commenced. The Death Star - emblazoned with the huge but now flickering News Corp insignia - is under sustained attack from the rebel alliance. Huge plumes of flames erupt (bonfires of the vanities, surely) from the crippled leviathan as missiles of truth pierce its thick hull built from a composite of money, power, corruption and arrogance, once thought indestructible.