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News of the World Phone Hacking Scandal

Ex-News Of The World Editor Released From Prison

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 11.21.2014 | Media

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was released from prison today after spending less than five months behind bars for a hacking scandal tha...


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.

Piers Morgan Stands By 'Friends' On Trial For Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media

Piers Morgan has said he will not "drop his friends" who are currently standing trial at the Old Bailey over allegations of phone hacking because doin...

Here's Proof That 20 Minutes A Day Can Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 10.14.2013 | Books

In 1995, when he was in his early 40s, Alan Rusbridger became editor of the Guardian. Since then, he’s steered the paper through the WikiLeaks revel...

Think Again: News Corp. Hacking Scandal Still Hiding in Plain Sight

Eric Alterman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Rupert Murdoch is almost certainly the most powerful person in the most influential business on earth. And yet he is treated as a kind of innocent bystander to the criminal activity allegedly undertaken in his name.

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Were Hacked Into Too

E! Online | Posted 09.23.2012 | Celebrity

Looks like Jude Law, Sienna Miller and Hugh Grant now have some high-profile company....

For Murdoch, the Sky Has Fallen

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

A scandal that began with The News of the World's hacking of Prince William's voicemail, to ascertain, of all things, that he had borrowed an editing deck from a friend at a rival news organization, has spread to potentially thousands of individuals.

James Murdoch Accuses Colin Myler And Tom Crone Of Misleading MPs Over Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

James Murdoch has accused former News of the World editor Colin Myler and legal chief Tom Crone of misleading MPs about what he knew about phone-hacki...

So Many Lawsuits!

Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

News Corp.'s British subsidiary is facing more than sixty claims on phone hacking at News of the World, with thirteen claims filed against the company...

Mother Of Terrorist Victim Sues Murdoch

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.14.2011 | Media

The British phone hacking scandal shows no signs of slowing down as it faces a new lawsuit from the mother of a 7/7 victim, increased scrutiny from Pa...

When Hackers Attack, Earthquakes Follow

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

If there is one thing to keep in mind, it is this -- hackers don't follow traditional fault lines. At any time, you can be the flashing red dot marking the epicenter of a major safety, security, and privacy earthquake.

WATCH: How To Hack A Phone

Posted 10.29.2011 | Media

Reuters enlisted computer hacker Kevin Mitnick to demonstrate how easy it was for News of the World journalists to hack cell phones -- a criminal acti...

Milly Dowler Phone Hackers 'Used More Than One Voicemail' | Posted 10.20.2011 | Home

Fresh evidence has emerged of other voice messages allegedly hacked from the phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler's by the News of the World....

James Murdoch Ordered To Prove He Didn't Lie To Parliament

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.10.2011 | Media

Parliament has ordered James Murdoch to prove that he did not lie about his knowledge of phone hacking in his testimony to the committee investigating...

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"...

Murdoch, the Pie Man, and Baked Goods as Political Theatre

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Weird News
Bill Lichtenstein

To get a professional and season perspective on the Murdoch pie attack, I spoke with Aron Kay, once known affectionately throughout the pasty heaving world as "The Pie Man."

Other UK Tabloids Next?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media

The now-shuttered News of the World has been at the center of New Corp.'s phone hacking scandal, but new developments indicate that the rest of Fleet ...

If I Hacked Like Murdoch's NOTW

Phil Bronstein | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Phil Bronstein

Most journalists know someone who knows someone they could contact if they wanted to hack into phones. I've never hired a hack to hack. But in the British tabloid world, competition for scandalous scoops is much more cutthroat than it is here.

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...

Hacking Scandal May Spread To A THIRD Country

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

News Corp's phone hacking scandal threatened to spread to a third country Friday, as Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced that she would ...

Fox News Host: 'We Should Move On' From Hacking Scandal

newtab | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

The phone hacking scandal surrounding News Corp is a huge, huge story—except to "Fox and Friends" co-host Steve Doocy. Doocy and his guest, the c...

PHOTO: Murdoch Actually Apologizes!

newtab | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch has taken to newspapers to publicly apologize for phone hacking at the now-shuttered News of the World. News Corp is running a print ad...

Confessions Of A News Of The World Reporter | Posted 09.12.2011 | Media

A former staffer describes for the Hollywood Reporter how she was sent with a tiny "pen cam" with orders to catch Mike Tyson in a "cocaine orgy"; find...