Sunday 17 December 2017

News Corp Scandal

News Corp Scandal

News of the World paid me to follow 90 people including Prince William, claims private detective

News of the World paid me to follow 90 people including Prince William, claims private detective

Former policeman says he surveilled figures including Prince William and the parents of Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe

News Corp. shareholders vote heavily against Rupert Murdoch's sons

News Corp. shareholders vote heavily against Rupert Murdoch's sons

In a challenge to Rupert Murdoch’s family succession plans, more than one-third of votes cast by News Corp. shareholders were opposed to returning the media mogul's two sons, James and La...

News Corp faces revolt by quarter of shareholders

News Corp faces revolt by quarter of shareholders

Up to 25% of shareholders are expected to protest against Rupert, James and Lachlan Murdoch retaining their positions on the News Corporation board at the embattled media group's annual m...

Scandal rocks Wall Street Journal: Senior Dow Jones & Co executive resigns after scam to help boost sales figures

Scandal rocks Wall Street Journal: Senior Dow Jones & Co executive resigns after scam to help boost sales figures

Andrew Langhoff, the European managing director of the The Wall Street Journal's parent company, Dow Jones and Co, has resigned after The Guardian accused the News Corporation's flagship ...

News Corp. Said to Pay $4.7 Million in Dowler Family Settlement

News Corp. Said to Pay $4.7 Million in Dowler Family Settlement

News Corp.’s U.K. unit will pay 3 million pounds ($4.7 million) to settle claims that the News of the World tabloid hacked the mobile phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, a person w...

Murdoch in hacking clash as McCanns join the row

Murdoch in hacking clash as McCanns join the row

JAMES Murdoch has clashed with two former News International executives who claimed he knew about an email which proved that phone hacking was more widespread than had been claimed, as th...

High ranking bribe in UK: Coulson 'still being paid by Murdoch while working for David Cameron'

High ranking bribe in UK: Coulson 'still being paid by Murdoch while working for David Cameron'

The discovery that Mr Coulson was acting as Mr Cameron's adviser on handling the media at the same time as he was receiving payments from the country's largest media organizations, has ra...

A Scotland Yard detective has been arrested over the leaking of hacking information to The Guardian

A Scotland Yard detective has been arrested over the leaking of hacking information to The Guardian

The 51-year-old officer was from Operation Weeting, which is carrying out an investigation into the News Of The World hacking scandal. A statement from the force said officers from its An...

News Corp execs think James Murdoch may leave

James Murdoch

News Corp's senior management is starting to think about what the company might do if James Murdoch stepped aside, sources inside and close to the global media empire said.

Murdoch Pie-Thrower Blogging From Jail

​Jonathan May-Bowles

​Jonathan May-Bowles, the man who famously threw a pie in the face of Rupert Murdoch during the media mogul's hearing last month, has just updated his blog from jail. Bowles, who often go...

New Letters Bring Scandal Closer to Rupert Murdoch

New Letters Bring Scandal Closer to Rupert Murdoch

The taint of a hacking scandal is creeping closer to media baron Rupert Murdoch. New documents published by U.K. lawmakers investigating Britain's phone-hacking scandal apparently contrad...

New, Written Evidence Suggests Hacking 'Widely Discussed' at News of the World

James Murdoch

News Corp. came under fresh attack Tuesday as new, written evidence submitted to a U.K. parliament committee suggested that voice-mail interception was "widely discussed" at its News of t...

Elisabeth Murdoch Won't Join News Corp. Board

Elisabeth Murdoch Won't Join News Corp. Board

Elisabeth Murdoch has given up her plans to join the board of News Corp. for now, as the company attempts to defuse shareholder concerns about its corporate governance. The 42-year-old da...

Jonathan May-Bowles who threw a foam pie at Rupert Murdoch had his jail sentence reduced on appeal today

Jonathan May-Bowles who threw a foam pie at Rupert Murdoch had his jail sentence reduced on appeal today

Ms. Daphne Wickham (the judge) has created an absurd situation in which journalists and police officers who commit the most serious offenses continue to get away from jail, but a civilian...

MPs ready to recall James Murdoch

MPs ready to recall James Murdoch

John Whittingdale MP, the chairman of the committee, said yesterday that it was likely that the chairman of News International would be recalled for a second public hearing in front of MP...

Hacking judge tells press: I need your help to weed out corruption

Hacking judge tells press: I need your help to weed out corruption

The man appointed to lead the judicial inquiry into phone hacking and press standards last night warned newspapers not to "close ranks" but help him expose the "depth" of journalistic mal...

No 10 refuses to disclose Coulson's access to top-secret information

No 10 refuses to disclose Coulson's access to top-secret information

Downing Street is refusing to say whether Andy Coulson attended any meetings as David Cameron's head of communications in which he had access to sensitive information on counter-terrorism...

Sir Hugh Order: Corrupt police should be 'locked up'

Sir Hugh Order: Corrupt police should be 'locked up'

The head of the Association of Chief Police Officers has said (but not act yet): any officers who are found to have been involved in corrupt actions with News International should be "lo...

Phone hacking: US to issue subpoenas into News Corp investigations

Phone hacking: US to issue subpoenas into News Corp investigations

The United States government is preparing subpoenas as part of its investigations into Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and allegations of bribing police officer in Britain and the hacking of t...

Will James Murdoch still be chairman after Thursday?

Will James Murdoch still be chairman after Thursday?

James Murdoch's position as chairman of BSkyB will be discussed at this Thursday's board meeting ahead of the broadcaster's results on Friday. Investors are said to be divided over whethe...