Rupert Murdoch

Where the Leveson Inquiry Falls Short

Scott Hill | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK
Scott Hill

The British public, as well as tabloid newspapers, must tackle its faults if we are to gain a better standard of journalism in this country.

Can Faded Newspaper Brands Survive in a 'Content First' Cut-Price World?

Colin Morrison | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK
Colin Morrison

Traditional media companies everywhere are in turmoil. Most are caught somewhere between maximising (as best they can) profits from declining media 'channels' - and investing in businesses that just might become the next big thing.

Journalists and the European Project

Jonathan Fryer | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Politics
Jonathan Fryer

The European Union - warts and all - has largely been constructed by politicians, albeit with the help of technocrats. But the media also have an important role to play in the evolution of the ongoing European project.

Neville Thurlbeck: I Should Have Grown A Spine And Told Brooks About Hacking

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK

Neville Thurlbeck, the former News of the World journalist named in the infamous "For Neville" phone hacking email, has revealed his own version of ev...

21 Hacking Victims To Appear Before Hearings

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK

News International cannot rule out the possibility that News of the World staff continued hacking phones even after one of the paper's reporters was j...

MP Accuses BBC Political Editor Of 'Kissing Andy Coulson's Arse' Instead Of Investigating Phone Hacking

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Politics

Tom Watson has launched an astonishing attack on the BBC's political editor Nick Robinson, writing that he was too busy "kissing Andy Coulson's arse" ...

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

News Of The World 'Followed Every Phone Hacking MP For Three Days'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Politics

Every single member of the parliamentary committee investigating phone hacking was followed for three days by private investigators and staff at News ...

Phone Hacking: E-Mails Stored In India Could Unveil Cover-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

Police investigating phone-hacking at the News of the World have recovered e-mails from India that could take the inquiry to a new level. The Daily...

Will Abu Dhabi Become a World Capital in Media - or Go Down in Flames?

Colin Morrison | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Colin Morrison

Think of how much you knew about Abu Dhabi before the Formula One Grand Prix (happening again this weekend) hit the stunning Yas island circuit. Or before the ruling family injected hundreds of millions into the UK's championship-chasing Manchester City football club. Or before Rupert Murdoch, Google's Eric Schmidt and others bowled up at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit.

MPs Reaction To James Murdoch's Second Evidence Session

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

James Murdoch has robustly defended himself in front of Parliament's inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World, insisting that he knew nothi...

LIVE: James Murdoch Before MPs Culture Committee For Second Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics

James Murdoch is facing the Commons Culture Committee for a second time, as MPs investigate whether the News International chief misled parliament in ...

Neville Thurlbeck 'Refused' To Give Evidence Against News International

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

The News of the World's former chief reporter has claimed he has refused a police offer to give evidence against his ex-employers. Neville Thurlbec...

Top 10 Must Read Stories Ahead Of James Murdoch's Phone Hacking Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Phone hacking at News of the World has started to make its way back up the news agenda after a series of new revelations about the activities of journ...

Rebekah Brooks Received £1.7m Pay-Off and Chauffeur-Driven Limousine

Guardian | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor who resigned as chief executive of News International at the height of the phone-hacking scandal, ...

Phone Hacking: Sun Journalist Arrested Over Phone Hacking Scandal

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

A man, reported to be Sun reporter Jamie Pyatt, has been arrested in connection with allegations of corruption, the latest twist in the News of The Wo...

Phone Hacking: 5,800 Possible Victims, Police Claim

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

The number of possible victims of phone hacking by the News of the World now stands at close to 5,800, police have said. As of Thursday the total f...

Murdoch Writes Off $91m For Shutting News Of The World In Hacking Scandal

The Guardian | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Closing the News of the World cost Rupert Murdoch's News Corp $91m (£57.2m), the company has announced....

The Fallacy of Fear

Scott Hill | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Politics
Scott Hill

As outlined at, fallacy is an "incorrect or misleading notion based on inaccurate facts or invalid reasoning"; in other words, a fa...

Carole Caplin Wins Tony Blair 'Sex Secrets' Libel Case Against The Daily Mail

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Carole Caplin, Cherie Blair's former lifestyle guru, has won her defamation claim against the Daily Mail after it falsely accused her of wanting to se...

Tom Watson: 'No Chance' I'll Quit Phone Hacking Committee

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Politics

Phone-hacking campaigner Tom Watson has said there is "no chance" he will quit his role on the committee investigating the scandal. John Whittingda...

Met Finds Secret Phone At Centre Of NI Hacking

The Independent | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

Specialist detectives from the Metropolitan Police have discovered the existence of a secret mobile phone within News International's east London head...

Third Of News Corp Investors Vote Against James Murdoch

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

A third of shareholders at News Corporation, News International's parent company, have lodged a protest vote against the re-election of Rupert Murdoch...

Mr Forgetful. Murdoch’s Man Struggles During Phone Hacking Grilling

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

Les Hinton, Rupert Murdoch's right hand man, has denied any role in the phone hacking scandal but admitted: "The full story is unclear". In a bizar...

'David Cameron Ignored Advice To Halt Leveson Inquiry'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK

David Cameron has been accused of pushing ahead with the Leveson Inquiry into phone hacking despite advice from the Attorney-General it could compromi...