Topic: News of the World

Glenn Mulcaire to Reveal Who Ordered Phone Hacking?

Court could force private investigator to name names

Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator who was arrested for illegally hacking phones while working for News of the World, is embroiled in several different legal battles related to the scandal—including…

Former 'NOTW' Hollywood Reporter Arrested

Could he have tapped phones in the U.S.?

The scandal continues. The latest News of the World news: The tabloid’s former U.S.-based Hollywood reporter James Desborough is in hot water with Scotland Yard. After arriving at a London police station this morning…

Newly Published Letter Reveals Extent of News Corp. Hacking Cover-Up

Document implicates senior editors at 'News of the World'

The phone hacking scandal which has engulfed Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. had been relatively dormant over the past couple of weeks. But a letter revealed for the first time Tuesday…

Rebekah Brooks Severs Ties With News Corp.

And many at her alma mater want to sever ties with her

After formally resigning from yet another four directorships—bringing the grand total to 23—Rebekah Brooks appears to have finally severed all ties with News Corp., says the Guardian’s Roy Greenslade. Brooks is…

Murdoch to Press: I'm Not Going Anywhere

Defiant News Corp. CEO responds to the media—and compliant analysts

For the season's most (or only) truly anticipated quarterly earnings call, News Corp. put Rupert Murdoch, chairman and CEO, on the line to field questions from financial analysts and members…

Former 'NOTW' Staffers Offered Fat Severance Pay

Could each receive more than a year's salary

So much for those new jobs. News Corp. seems to be going back on its promise to find all former News of the World employees new positions within the company…

Is Rebekah Brooks Still on News International's Payroll?

Disgraced former CEO still listed as director of the company

After resigning from her job, being arrested by police, and testifying before Parliament, it seems safe to assume that disgraced former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks would no longer be…

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How Bad Is News Corp.?

Michael Wolff on the state of the Murdoch empire and its Mob-like structure

In my biography of Rupert Murdoch, I referred to News Corporation as Mafia-like, provoking the annoyance of my publisher’s libel lawyers. I explained to them that I did not mean…

Former 'NOTW' Employees Detail System for Paying Sources

Sources tell the NYT that managing editor authorized payments

On the heels of the arrest of former News of the World managing editor Stuart Kuttner, The New York Times has new details about the tabloid’s cash payment system. According to the…

Former 'NOTW' Managing Editor Arrested

Stuart Kuttner had just returned to U.K. from U.S.

Former News of the World managing editor Stuart Kuttner has been arrested in connection with allegations of phone hacking and bribing police officers to leak sensitive information. Kuttner, who resigned from…