Topic: News of the World

Tech Firm Says News International Deleted 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Emails

Revelation could be trouble for company in midst of hacking scandal

In the latest development in the hacking scandal in which Rupert Murdoch's media empire currently finds itself embroiled, tech firm HCL alleged in a letter to the Home Affairs Select Committee that…

Video: Michael Wolff in London

Things are not looking good for Rupert and James

Michael Wolff reports live from Ground Zero of the "Murdochalypse." The view from across the pond?  Things are not looking good for Rupert and James.    

Ex-'NOTW' Staffers Offered Jobs in Siberia, Dubai

Most posts are non-editorial and abroad

When News of the World shut its doors on July 10, former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks promised its 283 now-unemployed staffers that many would be offered new jobs within…

James Murdoch 'Likely' to Remain BSkyB Head

Some board members have given him their support

James Murdoch is “likely” to remain head of British Sky Broadcasting after gaining the support of the company’s key independent director, Nick Ferguson, reports the Guardian. Murdoch’s future at the…

Book Publishers Jump on Hacking Scandal

Two accounts are already in the works

No international scandal would be complete without several books documenting it—even if the scandal itself has yet to run its course. Labour MP Tom Watson has signed a deal with Penguin…

News Corp. Legal Team in Turmoil

Recent departure of general counsel means added pressure

At a time when Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is facing the worst legal quagmire in its history, it finds itself with a legal team in turmoil. The company’s top lawyer,…

Monitoring Murdoch's Meltdown

Agency CEOs are watching the drama of the hacking scandal for hints of U.S. contagion

Many U.S.-based ad executives—the people with the true power to control Rupert Murdoch’s destiny through the billion dollar ad budgets that provide most of his companies’ revenue—still view the News…

DOJ Preps Subpoenas for News Corp. Probe

SEC and FBI also investigating

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing subpoenas as part of a preliminary investigation into allegations that News of the World journalists hacked into the voicemails of 9/11 victims, a government…

'Sun' Fires Editor for 'Serious Misconduct' at 'NOTW'

Matt Nixson reportedly marched out of tabloid's offices

Matt Nixson, the former deputy features editor at News of the World, was just fired from his current job at the Sun over allegations of “serious misconduct” while he was…

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Is This the End for James Murdoch?

Former staffers say he read incriminating email

Editors' note: This is a breaking news story, and is being updated as events warrant.  Former News of the World editor Colin Myler and former News international legal manager Tom Crone…