Rupert Murdoch

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...

Murdoch's Daughter Hits Out At News International

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's daughter Elisabeth has warned of the threat to press freedom from "enemies within" - a remark which will be widely seen as a criticis...

Extracts: The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial

Huw L. Hopkins | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK
Huw L. Hopkins

Although the first stage of the inquiry was just about to end, Lord Justice Leveson said: 'For me and for the team, however, we have only just started.' The second stage will continue once all police matters have been completed, but a first report will be released before the end of 2012. The rotten apple which dropped from its tree has bounced, rolled and spread its seed across the country to grow forests full of rotten apples.

Offence and Defence in Digital Age of Powerful Social Media

Raconteur Media | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Tech
Raconteur Media

Raymond Snoddy examines how social networking websites, such as Twitter, have transformed reputation management for organisations operating in a digital age

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Reports £1 Billion Loss

PA | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has reported a £1 billion loss, with the company facing ongoing legal charges over the phone-hacking scandal. Th...

Fancy Seeing You Here: Rupert Murdoch Bumps Into Jeremy Hunt At The Olympics

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Politics

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been criticised by Labour MPs for meeting News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch on the fringes of the Olympic Games. ...

Tories Would Close Gap On Labour..

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Politics

The Conservatives could close Labour's poll lead to just one point if they made Boris Johnson the leader of their party, according to a poll published...

Boris Invites Rupert Murdoch To Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has invited Rupert Murdoch to join him in watching the final of the 800m swimming which is likely to feature British gold medal hope Reb...

Vince Cable Leading the Lib Dems? Is It Time for Plan V?

Stephen Tall | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Politics
Stephen Tall

Lots of politicians have 20:20 hindsight. Foresight, however, is generally in shorter supply, which explains why Vince Cable is being acclaimed once again, tipped at the age of 69 both as a potential successor to either the 40-something George Osborne as Chancellor and/or the 40-something Nick Clegg as Lib Dem leader.

Rupert Murdoch Resigns As News International Director

PA | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has stepped down from his role as director of a number of boards linked to his British newspaper titles. The move was described as "...

Did Murdoch 'Forget He Was Under Oath' At Leveson, Asks Former Editor

Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

A former newspaper editor has recalled an incident which "undermined" the accuracy of evidence media tycoon Rupert Murdoch gave to an inquiry into jou...

QUIZ: Who Said It - News Of The World Or The Sun On Sunday?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

One year ago on this exact date, the News Of The World printed its last edition. But do we miss it? Not really. Mainly because The Sun On Sunday could...

Three Cheers for the Death of the News of the World! An Anniversary Tribute

Neville Thurlbeck | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK
Neville Thurlbeck

Rupert Murdoch did much to improve the moral well being of the nation when he closed down the News of the World.

Has Rupert Murdoch Made Britain Stupid?

Thomas Church | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK
Thomas Church

London's most important event, Gay Pride, was on last Saturday but Rupert Murdoch's The Sun dedicated just 57 words to it. Instead, on the opposite side, they published a full-page 'interview' with a woman who "can't hear telly" because her neighbour, Susan Boyle, sings too loudly.

Chris Wimpress

Louise Mensch: How I Appealed To Rupert Murdoch After The Foam Pie Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Politics

Louise Mensch is highly caffeinated when we meet on Wednesday afternoon, having been mainlining coffee for much of the day. Our interview with her to...

Phone Hacking Scandal: The Winners And Losers

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK

It was a year that saw Sunday's biggest-selling British tabloid brought to its knees and the Murdochs compared with the mafia. As the phone hackin...