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Murdoch Phone Hacking

Former Murdoch Editor Jailed For Eight Months Over Phone Hacking

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2015 | Media

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - A former newspaper executive whose emails led to the exposure of widespread phone-hacking at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct ...

Murdoch Paper Drops Bid To Recoup Phone Hacking Trial Costs

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2014 | Media

* Further litigation would only keep costs rising * Trial was one of the most expensive UK criminal cases ever LONDON, O...

Rebekah Brooks Approved Payments To Public Officials

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media

By Michael Holden LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss, told a London court on Th...

Former Murdoch Journalist Admits To Phone Hacking

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Media

LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Daniel Evans, a former journalist on Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of the World tabloid and its rival Sunday Mirror, ...

How The Phone Hacking Trial Threatens Press Freedom Worldwide

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media

* Press freedom mission follows international concern * UK press unhappy with plans for new regulation * Government plan...

Angelina Jolie Could Testify In Phone Hacking Trial

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

Angelina Jolie could be the newest witness in Britain's ongoing phone hacking trial. Jolie's stunt double, Eunice Huthart, sued News Corp. in June ...


Christopher Brauchli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The obvious question is what actions should Obama and Murdoch take, since both men were completely unaware of the illicit conduct that was taking place on their respective watches. The answer is both men did all they could do but for obvious reasons their responses could not be the same.

Murdoch Dodges Phone Hacking Ruin

Businessweek | Posted 04.18.2013 | Media

As Rupert Murdoch made his way into Parliament on July 19, 2011, to answer questions about the phone-hacking scandal engulfing his media empire, ruina...

Former Public Officials Jailed In Murdoch Scandal

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2013 | Media

* Former officials guilty of passing information to papers * Four now convicted since launch of phone-hacking inquiry By...

Michael Calderone

Will British Hacking Scandal Follow Murdoch To U.S.? | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.19.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The News of the World phone-hacking scandal that exploded in England last summer with a spate of arrests, resignations and several ongoing...

Murdoch Faces Huge Bill For Phone Hacking

Posted 06.06.2012 | Media

The costs of News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal have reached over a quarter of a billion dollars and counting. The Independent reports that Rupert...

"Shocking Secrets Revealed: Illegal Means Used to Carve Up Live Humans for Human Consumption"

Rev. Barbara Kaufmann | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media
Rev. Barbara Kaufmann

Do you really welcome and enjoy the emotional, metaphorical or actual wounding and bleeding of a fellow human as tabloids claim you do?

Jack Mirkinson

LIVE UPDATES: Murdoch Speaks To Investors For First Time Since Hacking Scandal | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.10.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch faced Wall Street and the press for the first time since the phone hacking scandal plunged his News Corp. into its deepest-ever crisis....

Frank Rich Hits Out At 'Thug' Murdoch

Posted 10.02.2011 | Media

New York magazine writer Frank Rich blasted Rupert Murdoch's empire, calling his company's practices "thuggery" and "bullying" on the "Joy Behar Show"...

Did Lawyers Abet the Phone Hacking Scandal?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 09.26.2011 | Media
Bennett L. Gershman

The hacking scandal is one thing. But as we've seen so many times in U.S. criminal investigations, the cover up may be even worse.

PHOTOS: Murdoch's Possible Successor Sports AMAZING Facial Hair

Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

News Corp's phone hacking scandal is shaking the foundation of the Murdoch family that Rupert Murdoch placed at the center of his vast media empire. ...

News Corp.: What Did They Know and When Did They Know It?

Theodore S. Greenberg | Posted 09.21.2011 | Media
Theodore S. Greenberg

If Mr. Murdoch is true to his word to "put it right"and to "be transparent" News Corp. officials will not wait for government investigators to ask for documents.

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.

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.

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.

Murdoch Says "Facts Are Boring"

Mark Steinberg | Posted 09.17.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Mr. Murdoch, I wanted to give you a rundown on what's come across the wires today." "Just give me the page one stuff." "OK. Andrew Cuomo told his...

Murdoch-Gate Is a Media Feeding Frenzy of a Media Feeding Frenzy

Peter Scheer | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media
Peter Scheer

The prospect of Murdoch's downfall, which must be rated a distinct possibility at this point, is enough to create an orgy of schadenfreude among journalists and media executives everywhere.

Mr. Murdoch and Mr. Brown: A Real-Life Example of Why Privacy Matters

Susan Landau | Posted 09.17.2011 | Technology
Susan Landau

That Brown was head of Her Majesty's Treasury was public business. That his son was seriously ill was not. Yet the Sun published details on the child's health.

All The People Arrested In Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted 09.17.2011 | Media

News International chief executive and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was arrested in connection with the tabloid's phone hacking acti...

WATCH: Colbert Hacks Murdoch's Phone, Learns Colorado's Future

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.14.2011 | Denver

Rupert Murdoch's therapy to deal with the News of the World scandal? Buy Colorado -- at least, according to Stephen Colbert. Don't laugh. As Medi...