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Rupert Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Boards Move is in preparation for divorce of publishing, entertainment businesses

Rupert Murdoch resigned from a number of News Corp. boards—including his post as director of News International, the holding company for the newspapers at the center of the U.K. hacking…

July 21, 2012, 7:59 PM EDT

Fast Chat: Grey London CEO Chris Hirst Takes on News International's account amid hacking scandal

The London office of Grey is central to Team News, the group of WPP agencies—including OgilvyOne and media unit M/Six—that last month won a pitch to handle all of News…

May 9, 2012, 7:40 PM EDT

Rockefeller Seeks U.S. Connections to News Corp. Scandal Letter to Leveson Inquiries About New Evidence

Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) is even more suspicious of News Corp. than he was last July when he called on U.S. authorities to investigate whether the media…

May 2, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT

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

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

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

Survey Shows Hacking Scandal's Effect on Media Credibility U.K. and U.S. view news outlets differently

The News International phone hacking scandal has taken a major toll on U.K. citizens’ opinion of their country’s press, a new survey found. According to PBS U.K. Trust report’s YouGov survey,…

November 14, 2011, 11:24 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

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