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How Can We Celebrate Independence Without Community?

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Jack Nadel

The 21st century has ushered in an era of unlimited and instant communication. Everyone's opinion can reach around the world. The internet does not discriminate -- it passes on the same content to thousands of different audiences but often with a variety of interpretations.

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...

Phone Hacking Reporter: 'I Have No Respect For Piers Morgan'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media

Nick Davies, author of Hack Attack, an inside look at the News of The World phone-hacking scandal, joined HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss his new b...

Kate Middleton HACKED By Rupert Murdoch Paper

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The phones of Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth's grandson, and Kate Middleton, the wife of his elder brother Prince William,...


Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | Media

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Three former senior journalists from Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid the News of the World have pleaded guilty to charge...

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...

The Irony of Margaret Thatcher

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Nigel Hamilton

Margaret Thatcher didn't listen, because to have listened might have diminished her absolute conviction she was right, as well as her determination to change radically the way Britain did business, regardless of the social fall-out. But her inability to listen would be her undoing.

Murdoch Hit With Huge Wave Of New Hacking Allegations

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2013 | Media

LONDON, March 15 (Reuters) - British police are investigating an estimated 600 new allegations of phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News...

Think Again: Considering CNN's Choice to Hire Piers Morgan

Eric Alterman | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

While Rebekah Brooks, together with her fellow ex-News of the World editor Andrew Colson are looking at potential prison time, yet another member of the ex-News of the World editor's club is doing just fine.

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.

Daily News Staffers Gather Hoping To Hear Colin Myler's Vision For The Paper

Capital New York | Joe Pompeo | Posted 09.23.2012 | Media

Colin Myler's first half-year at the helm of the Daily News has seemed, from the outside, relatively subdued....

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....

Murdoch Admits Newspaper's Wrongdoing | Posted 09.09.2012 | Media

Rupert Murdoch has said for the first time that he now agrees with the high court judge who found that the News of the World had tried to threaten a w...

A Year After Hacking Scandal Exploded, There Is No End In Sight

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.03.2012 | Media

"News of the World hacked Milly Dowler's phone during police hunt." A year ago today, the world was shocked by that headline in the Guardian. It wa...

Rebekah Brooks Readies For Court Date

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Media

By Michael Holden LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, a trusted confidante of Rupert Murdoch and friend to a succession of Br...

More Trouble For Murdoch As Sunday Sales Fall

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.04.2012 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's Sunday baby is having some trouble. The New York Times reported Monday that sales of the Sun on Sunday, the title Murdoch launched...

Organized Gossip

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 07.02.2012 | Media
Gabriel Mizrahi

Murdoch's name is now synonymous with a perversion of the journalistic ideal, an incarnation of the profession obsessed with information at any cost and unfettered by the constraints of law, propriety and a commitment to discovering the truth legitimately.

Irony Alert: Murdoch Complains Of 'Harassment' By Press

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media

* News Corp boss grilled by media ethics panel * Says was "mobbed" by reporters over hacking scandal * His UK papers at ...

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...

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.

What It's Like When A Murdoch Tabloid Goes After You

PBS | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media

Back in 2003, Labour Member of Parliament Chris Bryant did something others dared not do: He asked Rebekah Brooks, then editor of the Rupert Murdoch-o...

Is Rupert Murdoch Trying To Sell Off His Newspapers?

Telegraph | Tim Walker | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media

Mandrake hears an intriguing whisper that Rupert Murdoch, seemingly taking the view that his newspapers are now proving a lot more trouble than they a...

News Of The World Endangered Murder Investigation: Former Cop

Posted 05.19.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A retired police officer on Monday accused the News of the World tabloid of endangering a murder investigation by hiring ex-special fo...

Police Thought Phone Hacking Was Widespread As Early As 2006

JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.30.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Detectives pursuing British tabloid phone hacking in 2006 quickly concluded that the practice was not confined to a rogue News of the ...

Why the Sun on Sunday Is Murdoch's Last Hurrah

Alexander Walters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Media
Alexander Walters

There is one thing that motivates Rupert Murdoch more than money, power or prestige. It's the thrill of a challenge.