News of the World

John Whittingdale: I Have 570 Friends On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

John Whittingdale has denied his links to former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks are too close, after it was revealed the two are fr...

Theresa May To Make Statement On Police Links To Arrested Former NOTW Journalist

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

The Home Secretary Theresa May will make a statement to parliament tomorrow after a number of politicians expressed concern about the Metropolitan Pol...

Further Links Claimed Between Arrested NOTW Exec And Met Chief

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Paul Stephenson, came under fresh pressure Saturday as it was claimed by Sky News that he spent time ...

Brown Refers News International Hacking Claims To The Police

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

Former-Prime Minister Gordon Brown has referred his complaint that News International journalists illegally obtained information including his family ...

Competitive Pressure, Ethical Void Earmark UK Phone Hacking Scandal

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

Now those chickens have come home to roost...there's a time of reckoning. Ms. Brooks never expected the seeds of her brand of journalism would breed several out of control.

Hacks Hack Hacks: Journalists 'Targeted' By News of the World

Sky News | Sky News | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

Police have told two Mail on Sunday journalists they may be hacking victims of private investigator Glenn Mulcaire, says Sky's Jeff Randall....

'Vote Murdoch Out Of BSkyB', Says Former Treasury Minister

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK

BSkyB shareholders should remove James Murdoch as chairman of their board said Paul Myners, the former Labour treasury minister and current peer. M...

What Passes for Political Protest These Days?

Caroline Mortimer | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK Politics
Caroline Mortimer

The social media age has in some ways allowed people to have more say in how society's leaders run the country and their businesses, as seen by countless commentators breathlessly extolling the virtues of social media in bringing about the Arab Spring.

When is it Time to Go?

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

Most people thought that Rebekah Brooks would have gone a lot earlier than she did. But knowing when to leave is not easy.

Hague: Coulson Meeting Was 'Normal, Human Thing To Do'

Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague has defended David Cameron's decision to invite his former press chief and former-News of the World editor Andy Coulso...

Murdoch 'Sorry For Serious Wrongdoing' In Newspaper Ad Campaign

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

New Corp chief Rupert Murdoch has published a signed apology for "serious wrongdoing" by the News of the World in a series of full-page newspaper adve...

Journalism: Ruthless Verses Nice

Helen Drew | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK
Helen Drew

At the end of this saga, many journalists will be left standing, still with lovely jobs at glossy magazines, international news channels or at least, a regional political programme. But what sort of journalists will be left?

A News Corporation Without Newspapers?

Stephen Canning | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK Politics
Stephen Canning

With his newspapers under growing scrutiny, financial and media analysts are speculating about whether Murdoch might be compelled to cut them loose in order to protect his other, more lucrative interests such as Fox Television and 20th Century Fox.

Rupert Murdoch Apologises To Milly Dowler's Family

PA | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Rupert Murdoch has met Milly Dowler's family as he stepped up efforts to stem the damage caused by the News of the World hacking ...

SLIDESHOW: How The News International Crisis Unfolded

Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

Key events in the scandal which led to the closure of a newspaper, the withdrawal of News Corp's bid for full control of BSkyB and the resignation of ...

Still Friends? David Cameron Met Andy Coulson At Chequers After Ex-spin Chief Had Quit Downing Street

www.politicshome.com | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron met Andy Coulson at Chequers for lunch after his ex-spin chief had quit Downing Street, new Government documents have revealed....

Rupert Murdoch And News International Papers Apologise After News Of The World Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

Rupert Murdoch will place a signed advert in many of the UK's national papers tomorrow apologising for the furore after the News of the World phone ha...

The End Of The World Marks The Beginning Of New Sunday Paper Struggle

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

When the News of the World closed last Sunday, it left a gap in the market for nearly eight million readers. Some, like Fraser Nelson, say the rea...

'Now We Need To Know The Truth': Rebekah Brooks Resigns

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

Politicians and campaigners have welcomed the resignation of Rebekah Brooks as chief executive of News International – but warned that questions ove...

Rebekah Brooks Resigns Over Phone Hacking Crisis

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK

After days of rumours and speculation, News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has resigned. In a letter to staff, Brooks said the furore...

When Phone Hacking was a Very good thing

Tim Knox | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics
Tim Knox

Despite all the moral outrage now being generated by the phone hacking scandals, it may be worth remembering that if we were not so good at doing essentially the same thing 70 years ago, we may well have been living in a very different country today.

R.I.P. News Of The World

Jonty Langley | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK
Jonty Langley

News of the World may have hacked people's voicemail, but its real crime was the elevation of tawdry gossip to the status of news and the radical simplification of real news to the level of gossip.

Rupert Murdoch Denounces Parliament 'Lies'

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics

As Rupert Murdoch rallies against parliament’s “lies”, the chairman of the committee that forced him to give evidence in Westminster has condemn...

Potter Rains Pennies From Heaven on Cancerous Rupert's Parade

Martin Lewis | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics
Martin Lewis

Murdoch's smarts told him that he could profit mightily if only there was a permanent Conservative government in power in the UK. But how to do that when working class people selfishly insisted on voting for their own economic interests rather than those of Rupert? BINGO! It suddenly hit Rupert. Find a way to seduce working class people away from their natural instincts.

Mayor Orders Investigation Into Ex-NOTW Exec Employed By Met

Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK

London Mayor Boris Johnson has asked the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Paul Stephenson, to explain why former-News of the World executi...