hacking scandal

Piers Morgan Emerges as a Staunch Defender of Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch has an increasingly outspoken defender on TV: Piers Morgan.

Murdochs, Brooks Testify Before Parliament

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 two men will be joined in testifying by Rebekah Brooks, who resigned her post as chief executive of the News Corp.

Rupert Murdoch Gets Lucky

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. Both in Washington, where Congress might otherwise jump to investigate, and in the world of television advertising, News Corp. finds itself in a relatively safe position, thanks to pure dumb luck.

Could Murdoch’s Handpicked Board Turn Against Him?

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.

Hacking Scandal Brings Down London Police Chief

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. 

Michael Wolff: On the Latest Murdoch Casualty

Another ‘News of the World’ Editor Arrested

Thursday morning saw the ninth arrest in the ongoing News of the World phone hacking scandal. 

The Ben Bradlee of Phone Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has met his match.

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

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 victims.

Will Congress Jump In to Murdochgate?

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 resist putting out a statement, at the very least, and then looking for the nearest TV camera. But this time, Congress has been mum.