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Topic: phone hacking

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,…

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

An Adweek.com 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…

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…

Murdoch and Son Agree to Testify Before Parliament

Both had originally declined

According to information given to the Press Association by a News Corp. spokesperson, Rupert Murdoch and his son James have indicated that they will testify before the U.K. Commons Culture,…

Another 'News of the World' Editor Arrested

Neil Wallis was at paper for six years

Thursday morning saw the ninth arrest in the ongoing News of the World phone hacking scandal.  The latest person to be detained by British police is Neil Wallis, who started at…

The Ben Bradlee of Phone Hacking

'Guardian' editor Alan Rusbridger wouldn't let investigation die

Rupert Murdoch has met his match. For years now, the News Corp. head has seemed bulletproof, or at least Teflon-coated; scandal has seemingly slid right off him. But suddenly the ongoing…

News Corp. Investigation Fever Sweeping Congress

Push for DOJ, SEC to investigate gains bipartisan support

What a difference a day makes: News Corp.'s scandal was barely on the congressional radar screen early in the week, but by midweek, investigation fever was spreading fast on Capitol…

Rockefeller Asks Feds to Investigate U.S. Impact of Murdochgate

Lawmakers see U.S. privacy of Murdochgate as key concern

Congress is starting to weigh in on Murdochgate, following speculative reports in London's Daily Mirror  that the News Corp. phone hacking practices in the U.K. may have extended to 9/11…

Will Congress Jump In to Murdochgate?

So far, investigation seems unlikely

Murdochgate has everything a politician could want in a scandal: big names, big money, and guaranteed big press coverage. Usually when something like this hits, members of Congress leaders can't…

Why Murdoch Should Sell?

A supporter's view

Over the years I have met a number of the central figures in the current drama engulfing News Corporation, including Rebekah Brooks (who I met when she was still Rebekah…

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