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9/11 Families Bring Phone Hacking Fears to Eric Holder

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday called a report of possible phone hacking targeting 9/11 victims and their families very ...

Shocking New Twist In Scandal At Heart Of Phone Hacking Crisis

Posted 10.22.2011 | Media

Shocking new details about the News of the World's hacking of Milly Dowler's phone have emerged, according to the Wall Street Journal. The revelat...

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. ...

Murdoch's Web of Corruption Continues to Demand an Independent Investigation

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media
Robert Greenwald

At this point the level of criminal activity and cover-up at News Corp exceeds anything seen in recent history. And all signs continue to point to a need to replace Joel Klein with an independent entity that can conduct a thorough and unbiased internal investigation.

Glenn Mulcaire Ordered To Name People Who Told Him To Hack Phones

Lisa O'Carroll | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media

Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator who was arrested for intercepting voicemails for the News of the World in 2007, has been ordered to release t...

Murdoch Scandal: New Arrest Heralds U.S. Peril For Murdoch

Martin Lewis | Posted 10.18.2011 | Media
Martin Lewis

What makes James Desborough's arrest especially nerve-wracking for News Corp. is the fact that shortly after the activities that he was arrested for took place in England, he moved to Los Angeles to become U.S. Editor for that same Murdoch newspaper.

News Of The World Hollywood Editor Arrested Over Hacking

AP | DAVID STRINGER and RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 10.18.2011 | Media

LONDON — British police made their 13th arrest Thursday in the country's tabloid phone hacking scandal, and a private investigator at the center...

Michael Calderone

WATCH: MP's Likely To Recall James Murdoch Over Hacking | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.16.2011 | Media

NEW YORK – James Murdoch will likely be grilled once again by members of Parliament following "devastating revelations" related to the ongoing phone...

Murdoch's Flip Flop | Posted 10.15.2011 | Media

How much financial damage does News Corp believe it might endure as a result of its News Of The World hacking and bribery scandals? Looks like it depe...

How Much Does Your Amazon Ranking Increase When You Become Poet Laureate?

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 10.11.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- The country wants to know more about its next poet-in-chief. Sales have jumped for books by Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize winner who on...

Eleven New Slogans for Fox News

James Napoli | Posted 10.10.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

It seemed time to re-imagine some marketing spin regarding everyone's favorite go-to network for fine reporting. And here it is.

Michael Calderone

News Corp. 'Standards' Guide Still References News Of The World | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.08.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has faced a lot of questions about journalistic standards this summer, as the News of the World phone ...

The True Scandals of Murdoch's News Corps Are Much Worse Than Phone-Hacking

Maria Armoudian | Posted 10.08.2011 | Media
Maria Armoudian

Media professionals should not squander the opportunity to take note of the more profoundly damaging scandal that Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has wrought. That is the damage it has done to their profession and to the institution of journalism itself.

Joy Resmovits

Union Letter: Murdoch's Company Should Not Have Access To Student Data | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.05.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- New York should drop a $27 million contract with Wireless Generation, a Rupert Murdoch-owned student data tracking company, in light of Ne...

Newspapers: Worth Saving?

Lee Robson | Posted 10.03.2011 | Media
Lee Robson

It's far too early to tell yet how the UK newspaper industry is going to emerge once all this over. One interesting question to contemplate is, will the current crisis lead to a fundamental shift in our support for newspapers?

U.S. 'Seriously' Investigating Murdoch 9/11 Hacking Claims

Posted 10.03.2011 | Media

(Reuters) - Attorney General Eric Holder will reassure families of September 11 victims when he meets them later this month that the Justice Depar...

ANOTHER Arrest In Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.02.2011 | Media

LONDON — Detectives investigating phone hacking and police bribery at defunct British tabloid the News of the World on Tuesday arrested the news...

Fashionably Late: Style News You Might Have Missed This Week

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.29.2011 | Style

Welcome to Fashionably Late, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what els...

New York Post Staff Told To Preserve Documents That May Relate To Phone Hacking

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 09.28.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES -- New York Post staffers have been told to preserve any documents that may relate to phone hacking or payoffs to officials, as News Corp....

The Fight for Truth and Justice

Simon Cohen | Posted 09.28.2011 | Media
Simon Cohen

Can you imagine if Lois Lane published a misleading, misinformed, sensationalist headline like "'Al Qaeda' massacre -- Norway's 9/11"? She would be sacked straight away.

James Murdoch Asked To Clarify Hacking Testimony

AP | Sylvia Hui | Posted 09.28.2011 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers on Friday demanded James Murdoch clarify why testimony he gave to a parliamentary committee probing the phone hackin...

SHOCKER: News Of The World Hacked Into ANOTHER Murdered Girls' Family Phone

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.27.2011 | Media

The News of the World hacked into the phone of Sara Payne, the mother of Sarah Payne, an abducted and murdered 8-year-old girl, the Guardian reported ...

The Murdochs' Casablanca Moment

Len Levitt | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

What lessons can New Yorkers draw from the Rupert Murdoch phone-hacking scandal in England? What lessons can we draw about the NYPD?

After the Debacle: How News Corp Can Rebuild Trust

Patricia Harned | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business
Patricia Harned

Full-page newspaper ads and personal apologies to the victims of this scandal look impressive. But post-recession consumers, who are more aware of the character of a parent company than ever before, are unlikely to be persuaded by gestures.

Murdoch's Journalism

James O'Shea | Posted 09.21.2011 | Media
James O'Shea

Murdoch's job goes far beyond keeping track of the scoops and scandals of his employees. He is the CEO, the man at the top responsible for setting the tone and culture that drives the conduct of everyone in the organization.