Topic: phone hacking

Murdochs, Brooks Testify Before Parliament 'Adweek' reports on the hearing into phone hacking

Today's a big day for Rupert Murdoch and his son James; they're scheduled to testify before a parliamentary committee about the phone hacking scandal engulfing their News Corp. empire. The…

July 19, 2011, 9:19 AM EDT

Adweek in the News: Murdoch's Day of Reckoning Michael Wolff on NBC's 'Today' show

Rupert Murdoch: Day of Reckoning

July 19, 2011, 9:06 AM EDT

Two Weeks in July How TV told the story of the beginning of the end of the Murdoch empire

July 19, 2011, 8:38 AM EDT

Rupert Murdoch Gets Lucky Timing of scandal protecting News Corp. in U.S.

The News Corp. hacking scandal hasn’t yet hit the big time in the U.S. But if it does, Rupert Murdoch and his global empire will have a real advantage: Timing.…

July 19, 2011, 6:17 AM EDT

Could Murdoch's Handpicked Board Turn Against Him? A look at the directors of News Corp., including some possible rebels

Rupert Murdoch could be facing a coup. If a recent report from Bloomberg is correct, at least some of the independent directors of News Corp. have, due to the phone…

July 18, 2011, 6:26 AM EDT

Hacking Scandal Brings Down London Police Chief Sir Paul Stephenson resigns post

The repercussions of News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal don't seem likely to end any time soon, and now they're spreading out in to the British government.  SIr Paul Stephenson, the head…

July 17, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT

Former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks Arrested She was scheduled to testify on Tuesday

Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, was arrested Sunday for her alleged role in the News Corp. phone hacking scandal, reports The New York Times. Her arrest,…

July 17, 2011, 10:26 AM EDT

Nearly Two-Thirds of Polled Adweek Readers Say Murdoch Is In Personal Jeopardy

An Poll of readers conducted over the last week reveals that two-thirds of visitors who voted in the poll feel that the phone hacking scandal has put Rupert Murdoch in…

July 15, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT

People Named Murdoch

The possibility that Rupert Murdoch would choose to close a 168-year-old newspaper, a profitable one at that, is nil. It’s just that the man at the top, who once called…

July 15 2011

The Murdoch Maelstrom Comes West Did News Corp. properties break any U.S. laws?

Editors at the New York Post pulled junior staffers into two closed-door meetings on Tuesday and told them, "We have to be on our P's and Q's and not engage…

July 14, 2011, 3:52 PM EDT