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Turmoil Engulfs News Corp. Meeting Investor outrage leads Rupert Murdoch to shut down annual meeting

“I think we’ve had enough questions,” Rupert Murdoch told News Corp. shareholders on Friday, less than an hour and a half into the company’s annual shareholder meeting at Fox Studios…

October 21, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT

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

Former Dow Jones CEO to Testify on Phone Hacking Les Hinton resigned from News Corp. in July

Former Dow Jones CEO and Wall Street Journal publisher Les Hinton, who has been keeping a low profile since he resigned last July in connection with the News of the…

October 11, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT

AP: 'News of the World' Paid Spies at Rival Newspapers for Scoops Tabloid's former editor has admitted to the practice

Considering the seriousness of the hacking allegations that have been leveled against News Corp. in recent months, it doesn’t come as a huge surprise to learn the News of the…

September 28, 2011, 4:45 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

Andy Coulson Suing News Corp. Subsidiary Over Legal Fees Company had been paying for Coulson's lawyers

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is suing the tabloid’s owner, News Corp. subsidiary News Group, for refusing to pay his legal fees, Sky News reports. After Coulson…

September 23, 2011, 4:20 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

Prosecutors Send Letter to News Corp. Investigators seek information about police payments

While investigations into the News of the World hacking allegations rage on in the U.K., the Justice Department here in the U.S. is taking a more low-key approach in its own…

September 21, 2011, 10:25 AM EDT

U.K. Police Won't Force 'Guardian' to Reveal Sources Scotland Yard had wanted sources for hacking stories named

London police are no longer planning to force the Guardian to reveal its sources for some of its reporting on the News of the World hacking scandal, the AP reports. Last Friday,…

September 20, 2011, 4:12 PM EDT

Milly Dowler's Family Offered £2M Settlement in Phone-Hacking Case Revelation of hacking in Dowler case had broken scandal open

News International has offered the family of murder victim Milly Dowler a multimillion-pound settlement in an effort to settle the News of the World phone-hacking case, the Guardian reports. The paper's…

September 19, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT