Topic: Phone-hacking Scandal

Rupert Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Boards

Move is in preparation for divorce of publishing, entertainment businesses

Rupert Murdoch resigned from a number of News Corp. boards—including his post as director of News International, the holding company for the newspapers at the center of the U.K. hacking…

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…

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,…

Ted Turner: Murdoch Will 'Have to Step Down'

The two moguls are longtime rivals

In the wake of the News of the World hacking backlash, News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has managed to hang onto his position as head of the company. But fellow…

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…

Dow Jones CEO Search Drags On

Company mum on replacing Les Hinton

A month since the phone-hacking scandal claimed Dow Jones & Co. CEO Les Hinton, his lack of successor is turning out to be another elephant in the room for News…

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…

Nick Davies Comes to America

A chat with the 'Guardian' reporter who’s become the Woodward and Bernstein of hacking

As the reporter who’s been at the forefront in the investigation into phone hacking by News of the World, the Guardian’s Nick Davies has been a real thorn in Rupert…

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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' 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…