Topic: News International

LulzSec Hacks News International Emails Group stole 4G of emails from The Sun, Royal Family

Members of the hacking group LulzSec claim to have accessed News International emails, the Guardian reports. Early this morning, a LulzSec member who goes by the name the Real Sabu…

July 21, 2011, 9:13 AM EDT

'Jonnie Marbles' Comes Clean on Murdoch Pie Attack 'Simply put, I did it for all the people who couldn't'

Jonathan May-Bowles, a.k.a. “Jonnie Marbles,” caused a ruckus during Rupert Murdoch’s testimony before a parliamentary committee yesterday, when he tried to throw a shaving cream pie at the media baron…

July 20, 2011, 11:54 AM EDT

Police Seize Bag Found Near Rebekah Brooks' Home Husband claims that the bag belongs to him

Detectives are investigating a computer, phone, and paperwork found in a bag near the home of recently-arrested former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks, the Guardian reports. The bag was found in…

July 18, 2011, 4:40 PM EDT

'News of the World' Whistleblower Found Dead Sean Hoare had blown lid off hacking story

Former News of the World entertainment reporter Sean Hoare has been found dead at his home in the U.K., the Guardian reports. Hoare was the first named journalist to accuse Andy Coulson…

July 18, 2011, 2:17 PM EDT

Second Top London Police Official Resigns Assistant Commissioner John Yates follows his boss out the door

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner John Yates has resigned, becoming the second Scotland Yard casualty of the News International hacking scandal. His boss, Sir Paul Stephenson, exited his own post yesterday. In…

July 18, 2011, 10:20 AM EDT

Cameron Cuts Short Trip to Address Parliament Parliament will discuss the hacking scandal on Wednesday

Prime Minister David Cameron prematurely ended a trip to Africa on Monday and ordered a special Parliamentary session to address the News International hacking scandal, just after the arrest of…

July 18, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

Hacking Scandal Brings Down London Police Chief Sir Paul Stephenson resigns post

The repercussions of News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal don't seem likely to end any time soon, and now they're spreading out in to the British government.  SIr Paul Stephenson, the head…

July 17, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT

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Dow Jones CEO Hinton Resigns Announcement comes the same day Rebekah Brooks leaves company

Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton is resigning from his position, becoming the latest (and first American) casualty of the News Corp. phone hacking scandal. He was the executive chairman of…

July 15, 2011, 4:24 PM EDT

News Corp. PR Kicks Into High Gear Brooks out, Rupert apologizing in ad

After initially dismissing the massive importance of the News International hacking claims, News Corp. seems to have finally accepted that the scandal isn’t going away anytime soon and has begun…

July 15, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT

News International CEO Rebekah Brooks Resigns Will be replaced by Sky Italia CEO Tom Mockridge

News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has resigned after facing intense pressure from British lawmakers and the public over the News of the World hacking scandal, reports The Guardian. Brooks…

July 15, 2011, 7:21 AM EDT