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Last News Of The World Journalist Sentenced Over Phone Hacking

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.06.2015 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been se...

Former News Of The World Deputy Editor Goes On Trial Over Phone Hacking

AP | Posted 06.09.2015 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The former deputy editor of the News of the World has gone on trial over phone hacking, with prosecutors saying it's inconceivable he ...

Andy Coulson, Former News Of The World Editor, Cleared Of Perjury

AP | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was cleared of perjury Wednesday after a judge said the alleged lies he told under oath w...

News Corp.: No U.S. Charges In UK Phone-hacking Scandal

AP | Posted 02.02.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Twenty-First Century Fox say the U.S. Justice Department has closed a lengthy investigation into a p...

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...

Former Reporter Hears Phone Hacking Sentence

AP | By MATTHEW KNIGHT | Posted 09.23.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacki...

News Of The World Journalists Avoid Phone Hacking Charges

AP | Posted 09.15.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors say they will not charge six former News of the World journalists over alleged phone hacking by staff of the tablo...

Ex-Editor In Phone Hacking Scandal Gets 18 Months In Prison

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.03.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Andy Coulson went from the editor's office at Britain's best-selling newspaper to the corridors of 10 Downing St. as Prime Minister Da...

Andy Coulson Denies Hacking Celebrity's Voicemail

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson on Tuesday denied a claim that he listened to a hacked voicemail left by actress Sienna M...

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...


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.


AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.17.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British politicians struck a last-minute deal on press regulation Monday, unveiling new rules that aim to curb the worst abuses of the...

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...


AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British police investigating computer hacking and privacy offenses by the media on Wednesday arrested six people alleged to be involve...

British Cop Jailed Over Phone Hacking

AP | By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 04.03.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A senior British counterterrorism detective was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for trying to sell information to Rupert Murdo...

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.

Two More Arrested As UK Press Misconduct Inquiries Continue

AP | Posted 11.11.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Two people were arrested Tuesday in the sprawling police inquiries probing alleged misconduct by the media, public officials and other...

Former Murdoch Bigwig Arrested

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British police investigating computer hacking and privacy offenses said Thursday they arrested a 60-year-old man at his southwest Lond...

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...