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James Murdoch resigns from board of News Corp over 'disagreements' on editorial content
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James Murdoch resigns from board of News Corp over 'disagreements' on editorial content

Aug 1st 2020, 9:32 AM 27,244 Views 10 Comments

The 47-year-old was once seen as his father, Report Murdoch’s, successor

Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun
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Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun

Sep 2nd 2015, 4:05 PM 18,138 Views 30 Comments

She left the organisation in 2011 and received a €22 million payoff.

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'
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Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:35 AM 15,269 Views 35 Comments

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.

Storyful is opening a new research centre in Dublin (with 30 jobs)
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Storyful is opening a new research centre in Dublin (with 30 jobs)

Nov 25th 2014, 8:21 AM 8,841 Views 11 Comments

The news agency will begin hiring for the roles immediately.

Australian newspaper apologises after photoshopping image of Boston bombing victim
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Australian newspaper apologises after photoshopping image of Boston bombing victim

Aug 8th 2014, 10:35 AM 29,454 Views 49 Comments

Part of an image of bombing victim James Costello was used to illustrate a story about a rival.

Storyful acquired by News Corp for €18 million
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Storyful acquired by News Corp for €18 million

Dec 20th 2013, 1:49 PM 12,909 Views 21 Comments

Former RTÉ reporter Mark Little set up the business in 2008.

Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge
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Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge

Oct 30th 2012, 11:02 AM 2,838 Views 5 Comments

The joint venture, to be known as Penguin Random House, will be the leading publisher of English-language books but could late interest from Rupert Murdoch scupper the deal?

Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company
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Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company

Jun 27th 2012, 9:16 AM 1,157 Views 0 Comments

Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
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Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

May 21st 2012, 2:13 PM 1,622 Views 5 Comments

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week
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7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week

May 12th 2012, 4:28 PM 3,830 Views 8 Comments

From Rupert Murdoch’s TV favourites to David Cameron’s text message lessons…

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence
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Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence

Apr 26th 2012, 7:48 AM 655 Views 1 Comment

News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.

Roy Keane and Glenda Gilson for new Irish Sun on Sunday
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Roy Keane and Glenda Gilson for new Irish Sun on Sunday

Feb 23rd 2012, 6:11 PM 9,079 Views 60 Comments

Some familiar faces from News of the World and Irish Sun pop up in Sunday edition due to be launched this weekend.

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe
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British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

Jan 28th 2012, 1:34 PM 1,600 Views 0 Comments

Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.

Celebrities to testify at UK phone hacking inquiry
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Celebrities to testify at UK phone hacking inquiry

Nov 20th 2011, 3:58 PM 2,411 Views 7 Comments

Public figures including Hugh Grant, JK Rowling and Sienna Miller are to appear alongside other alleged phone hacking victims including Madeleine McCann’s father.

Murdoch family to come under pressure at News Corp AGM
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Murdoch family to come under pressure at News Corp AGM

Oct 21st 2011, 1:21 PM 228 Views 2 Comments

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and sons will likely face the ire of shareholders angry over the company’s association with the phone hacking scandal in the UK.

Senior Murdoch exec resigns over Wall Street Journal 'circulation scam'
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Senior Murdoch exec resigns over Wall Street Journal 'circulation scam'

Oct 13th 2011, 9:22 AM 415 Views 4 Comments

Allegations in the Guardian newspaper have forced Andrew Langhoff to step down.

Mirror journalists: we weren't involved in hacking
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Mirror journalists: we weren't involved in hacking

Aug 12th 2011, 12:12 PM 316 Views 2 Comments

The senior editorial executives at the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror gave written guarantees to their publisher.

James Murdoch won't be taking over News Corp, says Rupert
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James Murdoch won't be taking over News Corp, says Rupert

Aug 11th 2011, 10:20 AM 647 Views 1 Comment

Instead, the current COO Chase Carey – Murdoch’s vice-chairman – would take over “if I went under a bus.”

New arrest in NOTW phone hacking investigation
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New arrest in NOTW phone hacking investigation

Aug 2nd 2011, 1:15 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

Police in London have arrested a man believed to have been a key figure at News International.

Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?
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Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?

Jul 20th 2011, 11:07 AM 3,437 Views 25 Comments

Rupert and James Murdoch said they knew little of what went on at the News of the World. Do you believe them?

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LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee

Met employed former Irish NotW editor
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Met employed former Irish NotW editor

Jul 18th 2011, 9:10 PM 446 Views 5 Comments

London police employed Alex Marunchak as an interpretator for the service between 1980 and 2000 – while he was still working for the News of the World.

Phone hacking whistleblower found dead
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Phone hacking whistleblower found dead

Jul 18th 2011, 7:44 PM 1,012 Views 10 Comments

The first News of the World journalist to bring allegations of phone hacking at the newspaper into the public domain has been found dead. Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’
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Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’

Jul 17th 2011, 7:14 AM 1,185 Views 7 Comments

Sebastian Hamilton, the editor of the Irish Mail on Sunday, is one of two MoS figures who may have been targeted.

Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking
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Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking

Jul 16th 2011, 10:40 AM 647 Views 11 Comments

A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.

Murdoch apologises to Dowler family
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Murdoch apologises to Dowler family

Jul 15th 2011, 9:25 PM 265 Views 7 Comments

A “humbled” Rupert Murdoch met with the family of the murdered schoolgirl to offer his apologies – however the phone-hacking scandal is far from over.

Meet the Murdochs - the family behind the headlines
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Meet the Murdochs - the family behind the headlines

Jul 15th 2011, 5:28 PM 3,789 Views 3 Comments

Who’s who in this media dynasty family?

Rebekah Brooks resigns from News International
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Rebekah Brooks resigns from News International

Jul 15th 2011, 10:05 AM 3,326 Views 27 Comments

Former News of the World editor says she is sorry and feels “a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt”.

Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"
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Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"

Jul 15th 2011, 8:33 AM 150 Views 3 Comments

His comments came as an FBI investigation into alleged attempts to hack the phones of 9/11 victims was confirmed.

US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking
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US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking

Jul 13th 2011, 8:09 AM 452 Views 3 Comments

Highly-regarded senator Jay Rockefeller says the fallout from the News of the World raises ‘serious questions’.

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
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MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking

Jul 12th 2011, 9:01 AM 204 Views 0 Comments

The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.

Shareholders sue News Corp over hacking scandal
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Shareholders sue News Corp over hacking scandal

Jul 11th 2011, 8:42 PM 374 Views 6 Comments

A group of News Corporation shareholders are suing the media conglomerate over what they claim are large-scale governance failures surrounding the British phone-hacking case.

News of the World bids readers goodbye
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News of the World bids readers goodbye

Jul 10th 2011, 9:50 AM 1,034 Views 22 Comments

The newspaper has printed its final edition after 168 years in circulation amid a phone-hacking scandal that has caused widespread outrage.

Listen: Staff accuse Rebekah Brooks of arrogance during NOTW closure meeting
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Listen: Staff accuse Rebekah Brooks of arrogance during NOTW closure meeting

Jul 8th 2011, 7:14 PM 1,006 Views 4 Comments

Rebekah Brooks also warned staff of more News of the World revelations.

UK police search second tabloid in phone hacking investigation
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UK police search second tabloid in phone hacking investigation

Jul 8th 2011, 3:20 PM 1,519 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, former NOTW editor Rebekah Brooks meets with the newspaper’s staff to discuss its impending closure.

Ex-David Cameron aide to be arrested over NOTW phone hacking: report
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Ex-David Cameron aide to be arrested over NOTW phone hacking: report

Jul 7th 2011, 8:44 PM 338 Views 6 Comments

Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor who served as the British prime minister’s director of communications, faces questioning.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jul 7th 2011, 8:15 PM 826 Views 4 Comments

In today’s Fix: NOTW closes amidst phone hacking investigation; Leinster House blocks premium line calls; and what should you not miss at Oxegen 2011?

Tesco sitting on the fence over NOTW ads as News Corp shares fall
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Tesco sitting on the fence over NOTW ads as News Corp shares fall

Jul 7th 2011, 3:54 PM 615 Views 7 Comments

The share price News Corp and BSkyB fall after fears takeover bid will be blocked in response to the NOTW phone hacking allegations.

Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal
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Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:52 PM 1,257 Views 0 Comments

The BBC reports that Media Corp’s Rupert Murdoch is prepared to sell Sky News channel as part of a bigger plan to takeover BSkyB

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