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News of the World Closing

Murdoch Makes Big Charity Donation In Act Of Contrition

Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

Three months after the phone hacking scandal first exploded, News International is still tying up loose ends at the now-shuttered News of the World. ...

Which Charities Get Profits From Final News Of The World Edition?

Posted 09.11.2011 | Impact

At least some good came from the News Of The World scandal. The paper announced that three charities would receive equal shares of the profits from i...

Was George Orwell A Fan Of The News Of The World?

BBC News | Tom De Castella | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

In its final issue, the News of the World made much of a 1946 George Orwell essay in which the great writer had namechecked it. But was the Animal Far...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.08.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

This week, as I was in London for the launch of HuffPost UK, Britain's phone hacking scandal mushroomed from journalistic black-eye to a crisis engulfing the UK's most powerful institutions. You know a scandal has reached critical mass when people start asking of those at the top: "What did you know and when did you know it?" So far, Rupert Murdoch is standing by right-hand gal Rebekah Brooks, while David Cameron, who is close to Brooks and had made the now-arrested former News of the World editor Andy Coulson his communications director, felt compelled to toss his chums under the double-decker bus. Big Society, small world. Although filled with journalists behaving badly, it's important to remember that it was journalists, especially the Guardian's Nick Davies and Amelia Hill, who diligently stuck with this story for years and brought it to light -- something the political elite and the paid-off police wouldn't do. Keep checking out HuffPost UK for the latest twists and turns.

James Murdoch Defends News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks

Posted 09.07.2011 | Media

James Murdoch defended embattled News International executive Rebekah Brooks in a video posted on the Guardian Friday. Now serving as the current C...

Boards in Times of Crisis

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 09.06.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

News International decided to close the News of the World. It is a bold gesture, but it does not negate the need for a larger look at the way the company runs and the way the board operates.

Reactions To News Of The World's Closing In 140 Characters

Posted 09.06.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's News Of The World closed its doors Thursday in the wake of a massive phone hacking scandal. The British paper was driven to death wh...

Phone-Hacking UK Tabloid To Close

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2011 | Media

By Kate Holton (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will close its tabloid News of the World after this Sunday's edition, as a result ...