Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch Attack In Commons A 'Serious Failure' Of Security

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons and Chris Wimpress | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Politics

The attack on Rupert Murdoch during his appearance in Parliament was a "serious failure" of security, the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow ...

Wall Street Journal Circulation Scam Claims Senior Murdoch Executive | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

One of Rupert Murdoch's most senior European executives has resigned following Guardian inquiries about a circulation scam at News Corporation's flags...

Sly Bailey: 'We Have Banned Use Of Private Detectives'

The Guardian | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

Trinity Mirror chief executive Sly Bailey revealed this afternoon that the use of private detectives has been banned at her newspaper titles. ...

Phone Hacking: Les Hinton To Give Evidence Via Video Link

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

One of Rupert Murdoch’s closest allies will give evidence in the phone hacking committee via video link, it has emerged. Les Hinton, who worked w...

Tom Watson Should Quit Culture Select Committee, Says John Whittingdale

PA | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Politics

Phone hacking campaigner Tom Watson should step down from his position on the Commons committee probing the scandal, its chairman has said. John Wh...

Kelly Hoppen Settles News of the World Phone Hacking Claim For £60,000

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK

Interior designer Kelly Hoppen has accepted £60,000 damages in the High Court to settle her phone hacking claim over the News of the World scandal....

Leveson Inquiry Could Become Tabloid Witch-Hunt, Warns Sun Veteran

The Guardian | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

The former political editor of the Sun, Trevor Kavanagh, has voiced concerns that the Leveson inquiry into phone hacking and press standards could bec...

Reporter Tells Of 'Ethical Rot' In Newspapers As Leveson Inquiry Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

A former Daily Star reporter unleashed a highly critical assessment of Britain’s newspaper industry at the opening of the Leveson Inquiry today by s...

Phone Hacking: News International Faces More Than 60 Claims

The Guardian | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

The father of Josie Russell, the girl who survived a hammer attack in which her mother and sister were killed, is among a raft of new claimants suing ...

Leveson Inquiry: Full List Of Invited Audience

Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

It reads like a Who’s Who list of the newspaper industry. This is the full list of invited audience for the first of the Leveson Inquiry seminars on...

D’oh! The Simpsons Faces The Axe Over Pay Row

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

Cult cartoon series The Simpsons is at risk of being axed from television because of a pay dispute with actors who work on the show. Dan Castellane...

'Sun On Sunday' Edges Step Closer With Hiring Spree

The Independent | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK

The possibility of Rupert Murdoch launching a replacement Sunday newspaper for the defunct News of the World increased yesterday as News International...

Michael Gove: 'Rupert Murdoch Is A Great Man'

Press Gazette | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is a "force of nature" and a "phenomenon", a cabinet minister said yesterday as he defended the media mogul's record in British journal...

Gove: Blair Was Always Thinking 'Does My Legacy Look Big In This?

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron is not the natural heir to Tony Blair - because he is more humble, according to education secretary Michael Gove. "The danger, to be ...

Former NOTW Reporter: I Took No Part In Phone Hacking

Press Association | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck has insisted that he took "no part" in the matter which led to his sack...

Slaying the Media Plurality Dragon

Ben Weisz | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Politics
Ben Weisz

Conference season is in full swing, and there has never been a better chance to slay the dragon of poor media plurality in the UK.

Labour's Ivan Lewis Is 'Depressing' And 'Ridiculous' Blasts Union

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Politics

Labour’s Ivan Lewis has been branded “depressing” and “ridiculous” after saying bad journalists should be struck off and blacklisted from wo...

Bad Journalists Should Be 'Struck Off' Says Labour's Ivan Lewis

Stephen Hull | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Politics

Newspapers should be forced to print front page apologies and journalists should be "struck off" if they break new guidelines, Labour’s shadow cultu...

Phone Hacking Lawyer Pursues Legal Action In US

Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

A lawyer representing victims of phone hacking, including the family of Milly Dowler, is set to launch legal action in the United States against Ruper...

Latest misuse shows Official Secrets Act must go

Nicolas Niarchos | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK
Nicolas Niarchos

The Official Secrets Act 1989 (OSA) might seem like a particularly good idea to particularly ardent viewers of BBC 1's "Spooks" (unfortunately for the...

Murdoch To Give £1 Million To Charity As Part Of Dowler Family Compensation

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK

News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch has pledged to donate £1 million to charity as part of the settlement to the family of Milly Dowler. The sc...

With Iran in his sights, why Does Anyone Still take Blair Seriously?

Mark Seddon | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK
Mark Seddon

It simply beggars belief that there are some in the British media who still take the former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, even vaguely seriously.

Chris Bryant: Commons Committees Need Teeth Do Deal With Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Politics

Last week the phone hacking saga took a new twist when the Commons Culture Committee diligently tried to squeeze some semblance of clarity out of four...

Man Arrested Over Phone Hacking In Pre-Dawn Raid

PA | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK

Detectives investigating phone hacking at the News of the World have arrested a 35-year-old man. Officers from Scotland Yard's O...

Phone Hacking - News International Chiefs Face MPs

PA | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Four former News International executives will face a fresh round of questioning from MPs over the phone-hacking scandal. The ...