Rupert Murdoch

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...

The Demise of British Journalism?

James Mahon | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Mahon

British journalists and media in the UK has some of the most talented, producers, presenters and reporters to have ever graced our columns and channels but there are no excuses for Saville and Murdoch.

Savile Tragedy Is Being Exploited To Attack the Very Idea of Having a BBC

Adam McGibbon | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Politics
Adam McGibbon

The BBC's predictable enemies are beginning to use the scandal to attack the very idea of a publically-funded, non-commercial broadcaster.

The Most Famous Breasts in Britain

Corinne Purtill | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK
Corinne Purtill

The cheesy quality of the portraits, the groaningly stupid pun-filled captions, the awkward ho-ho! humor that permeates the page, like something a great-uncle would wink at - the whole thing seems more hokey than hot.

Mirror Faces Phone Hacking Claims

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

Four people are taking action against the publishers of the Daily Mirror over alleged phone hacking, it has emerged. Media lawyer Mark Lewis said h...

The Tail Wagging The Elephant

Danny Bhoy | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Danny Bhoy

If you only ever watched terrestrial daytime TV in Britain, you would think we are a nation obsessed with houses, antiques and getting the hell out of Britain. And very much in that order. Starting around 10am we have an abundance of shows aimed at doing up your own home and flogging it. Then, after lunch we switch to shows about selling off family heirlooms, and then to mid afternoon shows about moving abroad.

Kerching! Prince Harry's Naked Exploits Brought Las Vegas £14m Worth Of Free Publicity

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

Prince Harry's privates have been credited with bringing Las Vegas £14m worth of free publicity. Pictures of the prince naked during a party in h...

Who's Laughing Now? The Sun's Spectacular Own Goal Over Hattie From Camberwell

Caroline Criado-Perez | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Criado-Perez

These commenters are under the impression that feminists should campaign "on some REAL issues rather than this pathetic shit." They think that the campaign is an easy way for us to "preen" and insidiously present ourselves as "jolly brave and radical", when the reality is that we are afraid to tackle the real sexist issues.

Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson In Court Over Phone Hacking Charges

PA | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks have arrived at court to face charges linked ...

Sky Hangs On To Broadcasting Licence

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

Former Sky chairman James Murdoch was spared no criticism over his handling of the phone hacking scandal as Ofcom ruled the company could keep their b...

The Australian Echo Chamber of Climate Change Denial

Bob Ward | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK
Bob Ward

The Australian newspaper proved last week that the echo chamber of climate change denial is not restricted to the United States and United Kingdom.

Has Digital Killed the Print Media Star?

Brian John Spencer | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK
Brian John Spencer

I'm undecided on the future of print journalism but I'm sure of one thing: ever increasing digitalisation, which has spawned the blog and twitter, has brought about the democratisation of reporting, journalism, writing and commentary.

Publishing Harry Photos 'Not In Public Interest'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK

The Sun was not acting in the public interest when it published naked photographs of Prince Harry, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. The mini...

850 Complain Over Prince Harry Naked Pictures

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

Around 850 complaints have been made to the press watchdog about naked photos of Prince Harry that were published in the Sun. The tabloid became th...

Elisabeth Murdoch Faces Public Grilling

Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

Elisabeth Murdoch faces a grilling on Friday morning when she takes part in a question-and-answer session only hours after she made a rare public spee...