News Corporation

The Internationalisation of Press

Barry Whyte | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK
Barry Whyte

Only in the past couple of years have the rise of digital networks really facilitated the internationalisation of press... Not only are consumers reading online newspapers in growing numbers, but interestingly, their primary online newspaper is increasingly likely to be based in a country other than their own.

Asa Bennett

Six Wars Miliband Has Waged Against Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has come under pressure from two former Labour ministers to be nicer to business and not give the impression that he wants to hurt British...

Ned Simons

Rupert Murdoch Should Own Fewer Newspapers, Says Harriet Harman

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Politics

Harriet Harman will use a speech on Thursday to suggest limiting the share of the newspaper market one person is allowed to own to below the "damaging...

Ex-Colombian President Involved In Wiretapping Scandal Joins Murdoch

The Huffington Post | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

News Corp plans to welcome the newest member to its board of directors on Tuesday - the former president of Colombia, Alvaro Uribe. For Rupert Murd...

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Reports £1 Billion Loss

PA | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has reported a £1 billion loss, with the company facing ongoing legal charges over the phone-hacking scandal. Th...

Chris Wimpress

Louise Mensch: How I Appealed To Rupert Murdoch After The Foam Pie Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Politics

Louise Mensch is highly caffeinated when we meet on Wednesday afternoon, having been mainlining coffee for much of the day. Our interview with her to...

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...

We're In This Together: Brooks' Text To Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Politics

Rebekah Brooks told David Cameron that News International and the Conservative Party were "in this together" in the run up to the 2010 general electio...

Hunt 'Considered Quitting' Over BSkyB Bid, But Let His Adviser Go Instead

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has admitted he considered quitting the cabinet amid allegations he mishandled News Corporation's bid to take over BSkyB, but decided to l...

Jeremy Hunt Accused Of Lying To Parliament Following Leveson Evidence

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt is facing allegations that he lied twice to Parliament following his evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. Mr Hunt, the Culture Secretary, f...

Jeremy Hunt Accused Of Lying To Parliament Following Leveson Evidence

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt is facing allegations that he lied twice to Parliament following his evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. Mr Hunt, the Culture Secretary, f...

Hunt Texted Murdoch 'Congrats' Day He Took Charge Of BSkyB Bid

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt sent a text message to James Murdoch congratulating him on the progress of News Corporation's desire to take control of BSkyB on the same ...

Hunt Admits Hiding From Journalists En Route To Murdoch Party

Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Culture secretary has admitted hiding from journalists as he made his way to a drinks party with James Murdoch, but has insisted the presence of trees...

Jeremy Hunt Faces Leveson Inquiry: The Questions He Must Answer

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt is giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry today and is expected to be grilled over his relationship with News Corporation. The culture ...

Vince Cable: News International Made 'Veiled Threats' Against Lib Dem MPs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has said News International made "veiled threats" against Liberal Democrat MPs in an attempt to intimidate him into letting the company ta...

Hunt Faces 'Huge' Questions, Says Miliband

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron and Jeremy Hunt face "huge" questions over their handling of News Corporation's BSkyB takeover in the wake of the latest evidence to the...

Jeremy Hunt Lobbied In Favour Of News Corp Despite Legal Advice Not To

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt wrote to David Cameron to urge him to intervene in favour of News Corporation's bid for BSkyB despite having been warned not to by the civ...

Adam Smith Says He Did Not Give News Corp 'Inappropriate' Inside Information

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt's former special adviser Adam Smith has insisted that he did not give News Corporation any "inappropriate" inside information about its bi...

Cameron Insists 'No Great Conspiracy' With Murdoch As He Defends Hunt

Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has defended giving Jeremy Hunt responsibility for the decision on News Corporation's takeover of BSkyB. Hunt sent a memo to the Prim...

Blair To Be Quizzed Over Murdoch Links At Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

Tony Blair will appear before the Leveson inquiry into press ethics on Monday, it has been announced. The former Labour prime minister is likely to...

Leveson: Hunt's Former Adviser Gives More Evidence On News Corp Bid

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt was braced for fresh revelations on Friday as his former special adviser and top civil servant gave more evidence to the Leveson Inquiry i...

Jeremy Hunt Urged Cameron To Support News Corp's BSkyB Bid

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron knew Jeremy Hunt was supportive of News Corporation's desire to takeover BSkyB when he appointed him to oversee the bid, the Leveson inq...

Jeremy Hunt 'Misled Parliament' Over News Corp Contact, Claim Labour

Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Politics

Evidence presented to the Leveson inquiry proves that Jeremy Hunt misled parliament over his contact with News Corp, the Labour party have claimed. ...

Thousands of Messages Exchanged Over BSkyB Bid

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Politics

More than a thousand texts and messages were exchanged between News Corporation and the department for Culture, Media and Sport during the period when...

Cabinet Secretary Stands By Decision Over Jeremy Hunt

Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Politics

Sir Jeremy Heywood, the cabinet secretary, has defended his decision not to advise David Cameron that Jeremy Hunt be formally investigated over allega...