Rupert Murdoch

Ukip: Desperate Superheroes or Deluded Wannabes

Will Black | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Politics
Will Black

Superheroes? Maybe not. Superficially alluring to a small subsection of disenchanted Tory voters? Certainly. Able to push a jittery Tory party to the right, despite having few policies and no MPs? Quite possibly.

Trinity Mirror Group Hurt By Murdoch's Sun On Sunday

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Media giant Trinity Mirror Group has reported a 75% decline in pre-tax profits after advertising revenues fell 10.4% year-on-year and circulation reve...

Rupert Murdoch And Nigel Farage Dine In 'Secret'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage told Rupert Murdoch at a private London dinner he would form an electoral pact with the Conservative Party if David Cameron quit as prime...

Jessica Elgot

'Victory' For Dad Who Lobbied To Get Lego Out Of The Sun

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

A father-of-two, who took Lego to task over its toy promotions in the Sun is claiming victory in his anti-Page 3 campaign, as the toymaker announced i...

Page 3 Is Weird and Embarrassing - Why Keep It?

Jacob Brookman | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK
Jacob Brookman

Call me a cynic, but one reason is fairly obvious; the only place one might find fist thumping pro Page 3 rhetoric is the Sun newspaper itself, or possibly an EDL march.

Identities Of Sun And NotW Journalists Arrested In Phone Hacking Probe Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

Updated: 21:44, 13/02/13 - Names of those arrested and bail details added Six journalists have been arrested by detectives investigating "a further...

Virgin Media To Take On Murdoch

PA | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Tech

Virgin Media vowed to become a "disruptive challenger" in the pay-TV market today after agreeing a £10 billion takeover by US cable giant Liberty Glo...

Charlie Thomas

Stellar Sporting Calendar Provides Boost For BSkyB

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

BSkyB has seen revenue, profits and subscriptions all rise in the past six months, helping the company to maintain good growth in a tough consumer mar...

Rupert Murdoch Apologises Over 'Anti-Semitic' Sunday Times Cartoon

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has offered a "major apology" for a "grotesque" cartoon in the Sunday Times that has sparked claims of anti-semitism. The media mogu...

#Fail? Murdoch Accused Of 'Misunderstanding Science'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

From calling phone hacking victims scumbags to taking on scientologists, Rupert Murdoch isn't afraid to use Twitter to voice his controversial opinion...

Leveson's Fatal Contradiction

Sir Christopher Meyer | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Politics
Sir Christopher Meyer

There is nothing in any of the proposals aired at the inquiry or in Leveson or in the hubbub since that will make regulatory issues any more tractable than they have been for over the last two decades. Heaven knows, the PCC needed more muscle and more independence. But, there is no half-decent system of press regulation in the world that does not begin with the taking of complaints from the public. Yet Leveson rejected the notion that a complaints-driven system could justify calling itself a regulator.

Dina Rickman

From Cameron's Texts To Rebekah's Horse

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

In the end, it came straight from the horse’s mouth. After repeated questions, and non-denial denials from Downing Street, the prime minister fin...

Pictures Of The Day Live: 18th December 2012

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker and Gareth Richman | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

The Huffington Post picture desk live bringing you the best pictures of the day from around the world chosen by our very own photo editors. We woul...

James Harding Resigns As Editor Of The Times

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

James Harding, the youngest ever editor of The Times, has resigned, News International has confirmed. Staff at the newspaper apparently gave Hardin...

Who Are The World's Most Powerful People?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Politicians are the most powerful people in the world, and media owners, internet entrepreneurs and businessmen are feeling the reins of power slip th...

Leveson Doesn't Go Far Enough - Press Ownership is the Issue

John Wight | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK
John Wight

We don't have a free press in this country. What we have is a press controlled by a tiny clutch of plutocrats, whose political influence lay at the root of the culture of criminality and impunity that had pervaded a large section of the industry prior to the phone hacking scandal breaking at the beginning of 2011.

Rupert Murdoch's Mother Dame Elisabeth Dies

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's mother, Dame Elisabeth, has died at the age of 103. Dame Elisabeth Murdoch passed away peacefully at her home south west of Melbo...

Leveson Advocates the Slippery Slope of State Intervention in the Press

Peter Kellow | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Kellow

The Leveson Report tries to deal head on with the current problems with the press as it sees them. However, on this occasion, I would give full marks ...

I Wanna Tap That

Scott Capurro | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Scott Capurro

Why is the media so anxious about phone tapping? I would love if someone as powerful as Rupert Murdoch gave a sh*t about what I say.

Leveson: Chewed, Swallowed, Digested

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

The Leveson report into press ethics was released on Thursday - in four volumes - weighing 10 kilos, and covering some 2,000 pages. The Huffington...

Leveson: What the Public Really Want

Peter Kellner | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Kellner

In general, the public trust neither politicians nor journalists. It is this double distrust that informs the results of three Leveson-related surveys that YouGov has recently conducted.

What Did Murdoch Say 17 Times At Leveson?

Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

For your average punter, the Leveson Inquiry seems have gone on and on and on and... Well, the hacks at Press Association have clearly had some tim...

We Must Defend the BBC From Murdoch and Death by a Thousand Tory Cuts

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

If we want to preserve quality public-service broadcasting in Britain, we must defend the Beeb.

David Cameron Hiding 'Incriminating' Texts From Public, Claims Chris Bryant

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been accused of hiding "incriminating" evidence from the Leveson Inquiry that shows he was "in cahoots" with Rupert Murdoch. The ...

Rupert Murdoch Tells Republican Party To 'Ignore American Nativists'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Politics

Rupert Murdoch has told the Republican Party to ignore American "nativists" and appeal to a wider section of society in order to win elections. The...