Topic: News International

Rupert Murdoch Breaks His Silence He says News Corp. handled the scandal 'extremely well'

For the first time since the News of the World hacking scandal exploded earlier this month, Rupert Murdoch is talking. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, which his…

July 14, 2011, 4:38 PM EDT

Another 'News of the World' Editor Arrested Neil Wallis was at paper for six years

Thursday morning saw the ninth arrest in the ongoing News of the World phone hacking scandal.  The latest person to be detained by British police is Neil Wallis, who started at…

July 14, 2011, 9:16 AM EDT

News Corp. Abandons BSkyB Bid Deal a casualty of 'News of the World' hacking scandal

News Corp. has decided to drop its bid to acquire satellite company British Sky Broadcasting, the media conglomerate announced today. The news came during a marathon discussion in Britain's House of Commons…

July 13, 2011, 10:18 AM EDT

News Corp.'s BSkyB Bid in Peril? Murdoch's company has pledged to forge ahead

It was less than two weeks ago that the British government gave Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. the green light to move forward with the acquisition of British Sky Broadcasting. But…

July 11, 2011, 2:06 PM EDT

Prince Charles and Camilla Warned of Hacking Ten other members of the royal household also possible victims

Police have warned Buckingham Palace that they have found evidence that Prince Charles and his wife Camilla may have had their voicemail hacked by the News of the World, reports…

July 11, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT

Latest Hacking Victim: Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown's voicemail, financial and medical records targeted

The Guardian is out with a fresh report on the ongoing News Corp. phone hacking scandal, and this one is absolutely explosive. Journalists from "across News International"—that is, all of…

July 11, 2011, 11:01 AM EDT

Murdochgate Moves to N.Y., Focus on Hinton Murdoch confidant and Dow Jones CEO stands to lose big in scandal

Les Hinton, CEO of Dow Jones & Company and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, is Rupert Murdoch’s most loyal and long-standing lieutenant—and he may also be the next in…

July 11, 2011, 10:14 AM EDT

Millions of 'News of the World' Emails Deleted? Police said to be probing possible destruction of hacking evidence

News Corp. may just have gotten its 18 minutes of missing tape moment. The Guardian is reporting that police in the U.K. are looking in to the possibility that a…

July 8, 2011, 1:49 PM EDT

Other News Corp. Outlets Relatively Quiet on Story Robbery at lemonade stand took priority on one Fox News show

While online news outlets posted constant updates on the shuttering of News of the World and the terms “News Corp” and “Murdoch” trended on Twitter all day Thursday, some News…

July 8, 2011, 12:11 PM EDT

'News of the World' Closure: Another Murdoch Coup? Media elite in England split on wisdom of move

LONDON—Was Rupert Murdoch’s decision to close the News of the World a calamitous blunder or a masterstroke? Thursday night, when a cross section of London’s media and political class assembled…

July 8, 2011, 11:19 AM EDT