Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch Turns On Cameron Over Donor Row

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Politics

Rupert Murdoch has called for a "full independent inquiry" into the donor party scandal currently bringing pressure on David Cameron, in what some hav...

When Murdoch Met Maggie

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Politics

Media boss Rupert Murdoch had a meeting with Margaret Thatcher at Chequers in January 1981 and discussed his bid to buy Times newspapers from the Thom...

We Need a Journalists' Spring

Trevor Davies | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK
Trevor Davies

Newspaper success or failure has traditionally rested with their editors. In this case Murdoch is responsible, even if, as he claims, he is simply responsible for trusting the wrong people. If he really does care about press freedom, he should free up his titles and let a new generation of newspaper owners take over.

And the Truth Shall Set You Free

Ambi Sitham | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK
Ambi Sitham

Almost a decade ago I happened to be in a situation whereby I became privy to information which raised a red flag both legally and morally. At the time I didn't realise the extent of its significance and stored it away as a tale perhaps to be recounted one day in my memoirs or a fictionalised account of my experiences of the media world. When the phone hacking scandal first raised its ugly head a few years ago I immediately had flashbacks to those events and alarms bells rang off as to their potential significance. But when the scandal seemed to blow over as quickly as it erupted I didn't give it much further thought.

Ofcom Intensifies Murdoch 'Fit And Proper' Investigation

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

An inquiry into whether James Murdoch and BSkyB are 'fit and proper' operators of a broadcasting licence has been stepped up by the media regulator Of...

Not My Cop: Former Met Chief Says Neigh To Leak Claims

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks borrowed her Scotland Yard horse after discussing it over lunch with Britain's top officer, an inquiry heard on Wednesday morning. ...

Murdoch's Broken Promises to Staff Need Probing

Trevor Davies | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK
Trevor Davies

It's ironic that this week Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Times included a supplement listing the 100 best companies to work for. You won't find his company listed, or any other publisher or broadcaster for that matter.

News Corporation, the Murdochs and Climate Change

Bob Ward | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK
Bob Ward

The Wall Street Journal last month published the latest in a series of inaccurate and misleading articles about climate change in the form of a length...

Murdoch 1-0 Giggs

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Sport

A damages claim by Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs against The Sun newspaper has been thrown out by the High Court. The compensation case w...

News International 'Closed Ranks' Over Phone Hacking Inquiry

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

News International (NI) "closed the ranks" and refused to co-operate with Scotland Yard's original phone hacking investigation, the Leveson Inquiry ha...

Police Chiefs Dined With Murdoch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard chiefs dined with Rupert Murdoch and other media bosses to convince them Britain was at risk from terror attacks, a senior officer said ...

'His Heart At Soul Was Never In It'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

James Murdoch's "heart and soul" was never in newspapers, the former chief reporter of the News of the World has claimed, following the announcement M...

James Murdoch Quits News International: Statement In Full

Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

James Murdoch is stepping down as executive chair of News International, the company said today. In a statement published on Wednesday afternoon, J...

Rebekah Brooks' Phone 'Hacked Weekly'

PA | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks's phone was hacked twice a week by colleagues at the News of the World while she was editing The Sun, the Leveson Inquiry has heard. ...

Murdoch Stepping Down As Executive Chair Of News International

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch is stepping down as executive chair of News International, the company said today. Rupert Murdoch said in a statement on Wednesday hi...

No Foal Play In 'Horsegate', Tweets Murdoch

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is still defending his former protégé Rebekah Brooks, despite new revelations about links between the journalist and the Metropolitan...

Murdoch Confirms 'Amazing' Sunday Sun Sales Figures...

PA | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

The Sun sold more than 3.25 million copies of its new Sunday title yesterday, Rupert Murdoch said. The media tycoon made the announcement on Twitte...

Sun Close to Meltdown

Trevor Davies | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK
Trevor Davies

"Never let a crisis go to waste", James Murdoch told gathered journalists at one of his 'town hall' business briefings, attended by staff from the News of the World under a three-line whip. Few wanted to be there. They had too much work to do back in the office.

So What's In The Sun On Sunday? HuffPost UK's Review

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Will the Sun on Sunday revolutionise weekend newspaper reading in Britain or would you be better off staying in bed? Probably best to reserve ju...

The Sun On Sunday Launches With Pledge Of 'Trust And Decency'

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

The Sun on Sunday launched today with a pledge of "trust" and "decency". Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch personally supervised the final stages of prod...

Murdoch Oversees Last-Minute Launch Of The Sun On Sunday

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch is personally overseeing the final stages of production of his new title The Sun on Sunday. The media tycoon arrived at...

Rupert Murdoch Hopes For 2m Sales For Sun On Sunday Launch

PA | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has declared he would be "very happy" if sales of the Sun on Sunday exceed two million copies. The newspaper tycoon took to Twitter ...

Murdoch's SOS

Simon Cohen | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK
Simon Cohen

Would the Sun have survived the hacking scandal if the News of the World had been called the Sun on Sunday? Probably not.

What Could She Possibly Write About?

PA | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

Nancy Dell'Olio will pen a weekly style column in News International's new Sun on Sunday newspaper, it was revealed today. The Italian personality,...

Sun On Sunday 'Insider' On Paper's 'Desperate' Attitude Ahead Of Launch

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

A Twitter account claiming to be an "insider" at News International has described a "desperate and repugnant" atmosphere in the newsroom of the Sun on...