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News Corp. Names Outsider to Run Dow Jones Lex Fenwick came from Bloomberg LP

News Corp. named Bloomberg LP executive Lex Fenwick as its new CEO of The Wall Street Journal parent Dow Jones & Co., ending a search that began after Les Hinton…

February 2, 2012, 3:12 PM EST

FBI Confirms News International Hacking Probe Jude Law's phone may have been hacked at U.S. airport

The FBI confirmed that it has launched a probe against News International after it was revealed yesterday that News of the World reporters may have hacked into the voicemail of…

January 20, 2012, 12:21 PM EST

News International Settles with 37 Alleged Hacking Victims New revelations could affect case against News Corp. in the U.S.

News International has agreed to settle with 37 victims of News Group Newspapers’ alleged phone hacking, The Guardian reported today. In a statement, the victims’ lawyers said that News Group Newspapers,…

January 19, 2012, 5:57 PM EST

Carey: The NFL Is a 'Double-Edged Sword' News Corp. COO talks pigskin at UBS

As Fox works to finalize an eight-year renewal of its rights deal with the National Football League, the executive who cuts the checks at News Corp. acknowledged Wednesday that a…

December 8, 2011, 11:39 AM EST

Australian News Corp. Exec Accused of Attempted Bribery Allegedly tried to sway senator's vote

News Corp.’s Australian arm could be facing a new scandal—and this time, it has nothing to do with phone hacking. Australian police have been investigating a former politician’s allegations that an…

November 23, 2011, 1:02 PM EST

Former 'Sun' Editor Sues News Corp. Subsidiary for Wrongful Dismissal Matt Nixson was fired in July

Matt Nixson, the former head of features for the British Sun newspaper, is suing the tabloid’s owner, News Group Newspapers, and four people who are investigating the phone hacking scandal…

November 17, 2011, 11:07 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

News Corp. Australia Division CEO Resigns, Murdoch Takes Over Chairmanship News Limited staff 'shocked'

John Hartigan, the chairman and CEO of News Corp.'s Australian division, News Limited, announced today that he is resigning. In a notable move, Rupert Murdoch himself will take over Hartigan’s…

November 9, 2011, 11:58 AM EST

Private Investigator Targeted Hacking Victims' Lawyers Attempted to find evidence for false smears

New evidence in the News of the World scandal has revealed that two lawyers representing the phone hacking victims were victims of the tabloid themselves. The Guardian reported today that…

November 7, 2011, 3:06 PM EST

News Corp. Profits Fall Drop due in part to hacking scandal

News Corp. shareholders may now have more to gripe about on the heels of its annual meeting aside from an unpopular board of directors and the family that leads it.…

November 2, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT