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The Hardly Humble Hackery of Rupert Murdoch

Karl Frisch | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

The idea that Murdoch would have so little knowledge of the problems facing News of World is preposterous on its face given facts readily available to anyone with access to Google.

Willful Blindness?

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
Paul Abrams

The Murdochs were indeed grief-stricken about something -- they were caught. Were their expressions of grief and disgust about hacking, and their sympathies for the targets, credible?

Rupert Murdoch Shows Us the Need for Government Oversight

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

Government oversight cannot happen when government leaders are working night and day to impress a cable news producer who may as well be a reality TV producer restless for drama.

Ladies and Gentlemens, the Murdochs Know Nothin'!

Randall | Posted 09.19.2011 | Comedy

If you're number 117 on the list of the wealthiest people on the planet, it's gotta be somewhat easycakes to pay off the peeps you piss off, right? But yesterday, Rupee didn't know anything about paying off those who had been hacked.

On One Thing, Rupert Murdoch is Right

Christina Patterson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Christina Patterson

The truth is often stranger than fiction, stranger than plays, stranger, even, than the "nonsense" that the Mayor of London initially said this all was. And it is journalism that uncovered this truth. And that's now, more than ever, under threat.

The Murdochs Must Stop Spinning and Resign Over the Phone-hacking Scandal

Robert Greenwald | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Robert Greenwald

If their testimonies presented any information at all, it would be how much the Murdochs want to promote the spin of willful ignorance.

A Big Pile of Murdoch: The Ultimate Legacy of Rupert Merde...

Martin Lewis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Martin Lewis

The subtext of what was on display this week in Parliament were the fruits of Rupert Murdoch's legacy to the British people.

Michael Calderone

Wall Street Journal Staffers Push Back: We're Not 'Fox-ified' | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- While Rupert Murdoch and his son, James Murdoch, faced tough questions from members of Parliament Tuesday over the phone hacking scandal, ...

Murdoch Tastes Humble Pie

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

Rupert Murdoch is a fierce competitor, but he has many powerful enemies who have now been galvanized into action. In the end, Murdoch may have gotten it right when he said, "Saying we're sorry is not enough."

Rupert Murdoch's Publishing Company Attacked By Literary Agent

BBC News | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books

HarperCollins' parent firm NewsCorp is under pressure in the wake of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. ...

Submit Your Own Suggestions For 'NY Post' Hackgate Headlines

Posted 09.18.2011 | Comedy

Obviously, the News International hacking scandal is a little too close to home for the "New York Post" to respond with its usual gravitas. It's a sha...

Murdoch's News Corp Lobbied on Privacy Issues as Hacking Controversy Bubbled

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media
The Center for Public Integrity

As the phone hacking scandal grows around Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, disclosure records show that the company spent over $1.5 million on federal lobbying in the first three months of this year -- including lobbying on issues of digital privacy.

News Corp Lobbied On Privacy Issues As Hacking Controversy Bubbled

iWatch News | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media

As the phone hacking scandal grows around Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, disclosure records show that the company spent over $1.5 million on federal lo...

Jack Mirkinson

Rupert Murdoch Faces Parliament Grilling | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media

I knew nothing, and I'm sorry. That was the line that Rupert Murdoch gave over and over again during his marathon appearance before the British Par...

Michael Calderone

The Murdochs Head To Parliament As Scandal Shakes Empire | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.16.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- On the afternoon of July 15, Rupert Murdoch did something unusual in his legendary, six-decade career as one of the world’s most powerfu...

With Murdoch Dynasty In Doubt, Who Could Take The Helm At News Corp

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 09.17.2011 | Media

LONDON -- James Murdoch scaled the rungs of the global media empire that his father built. Now scandal taints the heir apparent, threatening to derail...

WATCH: Trailer For 'News International' The Movie

Posted 09.17.2011 | Comedy

The scandal of the century is now the most important film of the year... and it stars all of your favorite actors. We have to admit, we wish this w...

UK Prime Minister Calls For Emergency Session Of Parliament In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | JILL LAWLESS and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

LONDON — Scotland Yard's assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wro...

Murdoch Empire Under Siege

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE and RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 09.16.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — To his many enemies, Rupert Murdoch is getting his comeuppance. Murdoch's tabloid newspapers long have reveled in the misdeeds ...

Hacking Rupert Murdoch

MP Nunan | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

What would it look and sound like if we could see the hacked voicemails and texts between Rupert Murdoch, and his son and heir-apparent, James Murdoch -- as they deal with the fallout from the crisis?

Michael Calderone

Murdoch May Launch New Sunday Tabloid | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.11.2011 | Media

NEW YORK - Will the Sun rise on Sunday? News International, the embattled British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. empire, assumed con...

The Trouble With Rupert

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

There are many reasons the scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch has riveted public attention. It features twists of fate, betrayal, deception, abuse of power, and, even murder. But beneath this lies a bigger problem, and it's not confined to the United Kingdom.

Fox News of the World Next?

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Sunil Adam


Michael Calderone

News Corp. Shareholders Suing Over Murdoch Family Governance | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- News Corporation shareholders already suing Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate over its $675 million purchase of daughter Elisabeth Murdo...

James Murdoch Could Face Criminal Charges In Phone Hacking Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.08.2011 | Media

As if things couldn't get any worse for the Murdoch empire, new reports are emerging that James Murdoch--the head of News Corp's international holding...