Topic: phone hacking

News Corp. Stock Falls Amidst Phone Hacking Scandal

Shares down 5% Wednesday

Shares of News Corp., Rupert Murdoch’s media conglomerate, fell on Wednesday in the midst of the exploding News of the World phone hacking scandal. News Corp. stock was down as much…

News Corp.'s Hacking Scandal Goes Nuclear

Latest revelations prompt major companies to pull ads

LONDON—The News Corp. phone-hacking scandal seems in danger of spinning out of control. Following the revelations that News of the World journalists had hacked into the mobile phone of teenage…

'News of the World' Also Hacked Families of 7/7 Victims

PM David Cameron plans to launch inquiry

As if hacking into the voicemails of a missing 13-year-old-girl and wrongly accused murder suspect weren’t already bad enough, another revelation has come to light in the News of the…

Murdoch's 'News of the World' Involved in Two New Hacking Scandals

One involves a murdered 13-year-old girl

News Corp.’s British tabloid News of the World made headlines in recent months after it was revealed that the paper hired private detectives to hack into people's private voicemails, leading to…

The Phone Hacking Scandal Gets Even Uglier

Stream of new revelations battering company

The story so far: Clive Goodman, a journalist for Rupert Murdoch’s English tabloid, the News of the World, was sent to prison in 2006, along with a private detective, Glenn…

Revelations About Kate Middleton, Tony Blair Give U.K. Hacking Scandal New Life

Prince William's new wife, former prime minister allegedly targeted

There’s a saying popular in Britain that you can wait ages for a bus to arrive and then several come along at once. After a lull of about 10 days,…