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Scotland Yard Wants to Force 'Guardian' to Reveal Sources in Hacking Scandal Move provokes outrage from paper, supporters

In what the Guardian is calling an “unprecedented legal attack on journalists' sources,” Scotland Yard is seeking to use the Official Secrets Act to force the newspaper's reporters to disclose…

September 16, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT

New Phone Hacking Testimony Contradicts James Murdoch's Former executives say Murdoch knew of damaging email

In testimony of their own on Tuesday, two former News of the World executives contradicted James Murdoch's assertions before Parliament that he had no knowledge of phone hacking beyond just…

September 6, 2011, 4:26 PM EDT

James Murdoch Rejects $6 Million Bonus News Corp. executive cites hacking scandal in refusing money

James Murdoch appears to be taking the high road come payday. On Friday afternoon, the News Corp. executive—son of media titan Rupert Murdoch—turned down his annual bonus only hours after…

September 2, 2011, 3:26 PM EDT

List of Those Who Ordered Hacking to Remain Confidential Actor Steve Coogan has names but can't reveal them

Glenn Mulcaire has finally revealed the names of the News of the World journalists who ordered him to hack into the phones of several public figures. But, barring a leak,…

August 30, 2011, 4:55 PM EDT

News Corp. Expands Internal Investigation Lawyers look for evidence of U.S. law breaking

While the U.K. prepares for its inquiry into the News Corp. hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch's media giant is expanding its own internal inquiry into its Stateside operations. A source told Reuters…

August 30, 2011, 10:23 AM EDT

Murdochs to Testify Under Oath Inquiry could also hear from Cameron, Brooks, Coulson

Compared with last month's constant flood of revelations, there seems to be a lull in hacking news coming from the U.K. But the inquiry into the affair is just getting started,…

August 30, 2011, 9:46 AM EDT

New York State Kills Education Contract With News Corp. Subsidiary Wireless Generation was set to receive $27 million

It’s no secret that News Corp. has been trying to expand into the education business. In the past year, it hired former New York City Department of Education Chancellor Joel…

August 29, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT

Holder: 'No Proof Yet' that NOTW Hacked 9/11 Victims Still 'no timeline' for investigation

In his meeting yesterday with the 9/11 victims' families, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told them that there was “no proof yet” that their relatives’ phones had been hacked by…

August 25, 2011, 9:06 AM EDT

AG Holder Meets With 9/11 Victims' Families About 'NOTW' Hacking Claims FBI investigation is ongoing

Following last month’s revelation that News of the World journalists may have hacked into the voicemails of 9/11 victims, Politico is reporting that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting…

August 24, 2011, 11:38 AM EDT

Report: Coulson Was Paid by News International While Working for Cameron Former 'NOTW' editor continues to be problem for prime minister

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson received several hundred thousand pounds from News International after he started working as the director of communications for David Cameron and the…

August 22, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT