Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch 'Sending Mixed Messages' Says NUJ

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is sending out "mixed messages" after his announcement that News International will launch a Sunday edition of The Sun newspaper, the h...

Sun On Sunday To Be Launched 'Very Soon', Says Murdoch

Huffington Post UK / PA | Ned Simons and Michael Rundle | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has told News International employees that he intends to launch the Sun on Sunday "very soon". In an email sent to staff in London M...

Rupert Murdoch Arrives In UK To Take Charge Of Sun Crisis

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch arrived at the Wapping headquarters of his British newspapers on Friday 17 February where he addressed staff in the wake of recent arre...

BACK IN TOWN: Murdoch Arrives In The UK Amid Fresh Crisis

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch arrived in the UK tonight to take charge of the latest crisis involving one of his titles. Mr Murdoch, who touched down in a private...

What Neville Thurlbeck Wants From News International Now..

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK

NUJ head Michelle Stanistreet has launched a campaign to get News International journalists back in the union via the News of the World's former chief...

WATCH: Charlie Brooker Reads Out Hilarious Poem About 'The Sun' On '10 O'Clock Live'

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Charlie Brooker has written a poem about The Sun. Reading it out on last night's 10 O'Clock Live show on Channel 4, many won't have seen his lyrical w...

Murdoch Due In London Following Crisis At The Sun

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is expected to fly into the UK on Thursday to take charge of the crisis at The Sun after 10 journalists were arrested over alleged corr...

Murdoch Could Face Legal Battle In US As Dowler Lawyer Steps Up Action

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK

The solicitor representing the family of Milly Dowler as well as other alleged victims of phone hacking is taking his battle against Rupert Murdoch to...

Sunday Papers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Politics

Whitney Houston's death was reported at around 1am UK time - far too late for the newsprint presses in Britain, although the Sunday Times has managed ...

Another Title In Trouble: Murdoch To Fly To London

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is expected to fly to London this week after reassuring staff he would not sell The Sun in the wake of a second wave of arrests at the ...

The Show Must Go On: Murdoch Pledges Commitment To Beleaguered Sun Newspaper

PA | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has reassured staff of his "total commitment" to continue to own and publish The Sun after five members of staff were arrested today, i...

World's Most Expensive Phone Bill

PA | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation spent £55m in just three months on investigations surrounding the closure of the News of the World. The owner of...

Sun Editor: Page 3 Girls Are Good Role Models

Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Dominic Mohan, editor of The Sun newspaper, has described topless page 3 girls as "good role models" who are "very healthy". During a second appea...

More Than 800 'Likely' Victims Of Phone Hacking Identified

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

Police have identified 829 "likely" victims of phone hacking and up to 6,000 more who might also have been targeted, the Leveson inquiry into media et...

Times 'Being Investigated For Computer Hacking'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

The Times newspaper is being investigated by police over computer hacking, a senior Labour MP has claimed. Tom Watson, who has campaigned to bring ...

WATCH: Kermit And Miss Piggy Get Last Laugh In Fox News Communism Fight

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Back in December last year, the Fox Business Network over in the US accused The Muppets of being communist. Needless to say, this bizarre allegation w...

How Randolph Hearst's Modest Successor Will Out-Pace Rupert Murdoch

Colin Morrison | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK
Colin Morrison

This is a story of three octogenarians. It is 60 years since the death, aged 88, of (William) Randolph Hearst, now the world's second most famous newspaperman. The fearsome publisher-cum-politician, who is debited with creating "yellow journalism", was lampooned in Orson Welles' 1941 movie, Citizen Kane.

New Mother Brooks Tells Of 'Beautiful Little Miracle'

PA | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive, and her husband have become parents by a surrogate mother, her spokesman has confirmed....

Why Murdoch Dropped Lord Patten's Book

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 24.03.2012 | Home

Rupert Murdoch decided to drop a book written by Lord Patten about his time as Hong Kong governor in case it risked his plans to expand into China, th...

The Black Hearts Who Hacked Milly Dowler's Phone

Damian Collins | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

Last July Rebekah Brooks told her assembled staff that "worse revelations are yet to come and you will understand in a year why we closed News Of The World". We haven't had to wait a year and the evidence from the Surrey Police published today by our House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee lays bare the scandal of phone hacking at the paper during the Milly Dowler case.

Tom Watson On How To Shed The "Perry Mason" Look

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Lawyers should be able to put questions to some witnesses appearing before Commons committees to help stop MPs probing issues such as phone hacking lo...

Wikipedia To 'Go Dark' Over SOPA

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech

Wikipedia has announced it will join an Internet 'black out' on Wednesday to protest a controversial anti-piracy bill being considered by the US congr...

Gordon Brown Denies Threatening To 'Destroy' News International To Rupert Murdoch

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown has denied threatening to "destroy" News International during a phone call to Rupert Murdoch after The Sun switched its allegiance to the...

Michelle Obama is Now on Twitter, or is She?

Mark Hillary | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

The First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama, joined Twitter today. When I followed her she had tweeted only twice and had just over 20,000 followers. As I write, she has added another tweet and has over 111,000 followers.

Rupert Murdoch On Twitter

Ben Jennings | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Politics
Ben Jennings

Here is my cartoon in response to Rupert Murdoch joining Twitter, which provoked much divided opinion from the Twitter community.