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October 27, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

James Murdoch Gives Up News International Post Scion no longer executive chairman

James Murdoch, who has gone from heir apparent of his father's global media company to one of the central figures of the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., has…

February 29, 2012, 9:17 AM EST

Hacking ‘Endemic’ at News International Scandal implicates at least 28 'NOTW' journalists

Police have uncovered new evidence showing a wider extent of phone hacking in British newspapers. Lord Justice Leveson's inquiry into media practices and ethics revealed on Monday that “at least”…

November 15, 2011, 8:45 AM EST

James Murdoch Says Former News Corp. Executives Misled Parliament Denies he saw incriminating email

James Murdoch has contradicted the testimony of two former News of the World executives who previously countered Murdoch’s own testimony that he did not know about the pervasiveness of phone…

November 10, 2011, 10:15 AM EST

Huge Shareholder Protest Vote Against Murdochs 35 percent of votes go against James Murdoch

After a brief delay, we've got the final tally of shareholder votes from the News Corp. annual meeting last week, and it may be even more embarrassing for the Murdoch…

October 24, 2011, 5:43 PM EDT

The Name Murdoch

It is impossible for the Murdochs to be voted off the board of News Corporation at the company’s annual meeting to be held at the end of the week on…

October 17 2011

News Corp. Board Meeting: Battle in L.A. Shareholders gird to vent their ire at the Murdoch-controlled board

This Friday, in a theater tucked away on the Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles, the entire News Corp. board will stand for re-election by shareholders, whose interests each director…

October 17, 2011, 6:43 AM EDT

U.S. Investors Urged to Vote Against News Corp. Directors Proxy advisory service targets Murdoch sons

As the News Corp. annual meeting approaches, shareholders are being advised to vote against the reelection of a number of current board members who appear to have been asleep at…

October 7, 2011, 1:20 PM EDT

James Murdoch's Top Press Adviser Resigns Had clashed with News Corp. over handling of hacking scandal

Alice Macandrew, James Murdoch’s head spokesperson and one of his closest aides, has resigned from News Corp. due to disagreements over the way that the company handled the recent hacking…

September 27, 2011, 4:19 PM EDT

U.K. Phone Hacking Lawyer Looking to Start Case in U.S. Dowler family attorney partnering with American

News Corp.'s board of directors may soon find itself dealing with some unwanted legal troubles. The Guardian is reporting that Mark Lewis, the attorney who represented the family of Milly Dowler, the murdered…

September 23, 2011, 11:59 AM EDT