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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...

WATCH: Colbert Thinks Murdoch Is 'Australian For F***ed'

Posted 09.14.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert tackled Rupert Murdoch's phone hacking scandal on Thursday's show, and taking a cue from an editor at the now-defunct News of the Worl...

The Rivals Pounce | John Plunkett | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

The owner of the Daily Mail is understood to be planning a new mass-market Sunday tabloid to cash in on the closure of the News of the World. Daily...

Attorney General Confirms Investigation Into News Corp

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed that the Justice Department is investigating allegations that Rupert Murdoch's News Corp hacked, or tried to ha...

The Wilful Blindness of Rupert Murdoch

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Margaret Heffernan

Rupert Murdoch has always believed in the business value of political power and the importance of scale. Those beliefs appear to have blinded him to two fundamental mood changes in British political life.

Murdoch Reportedly Under FBI Investigation

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The FBI has begun a preliminary inquiry based on concerns in Congress over a report that media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. soug...

British Tabloids Cozied Up To Police

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media

LONDON — The scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's media empire isn't just about hacking phones. It's about police and the press – and illega...

What Rupert Murdoch and the Koch Brothers Have In Common

Robert Greenwald | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The pooling of power and control has caused our political and journalistic institutions to lose integrity and to move away from the service they should provide to society. The cases of News Corp. and Koch Industries show this clearly.

Murdoch Scandal Jumps the Pond

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

It seems clear now that Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp. colleagues believed that their tremendous media power placed them above the law. But fortunes are turning, and Rupert Murdoch must now answer for all that has happened under his watch.

Michael McAuliff

Homeland Security Chair Seeks FBI Probe Of News Corp. Hacking | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The powerful Republican chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is demanding that the FBI investigate Rupert Murdoch's News Co...

Church Of England May Join Backlash Against News Corp

Posted 09.12.2011 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy c. 2011 Religion News Service CANTERBURY, England (RNS/ENInews) The Church of England said it may sell its $6 million share in Ne...

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...

The News of the World, the Profumo Affair and the Planned Military Coup

John Fleming | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
John Fleming

I studied journalism at college - well, radio, TV and journalism. The man in charge of the journalism part of the course was the Production Editor of...

Errol Morris' Tabloid

Hellin Kay | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Hellin Kay

"Sometimes you tell a lie long enough and you start to believe it," says Joyce McKinney in the first part of the documentary she is the subject of which opens this week on July 14th.

Michael Calderone

Senator Calls For News Corp. Investigation | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.12.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- As Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. empire continues to crumble in response to the phone hacking scandal in U.K., one powerful U.S. Senator is ...

News of the World bows out by Misrepresenting George Orwell

Max Atkinson | Posted 09.09.2011 | Media
Max Atkinson

The final editorial of the final edition of the News of the World began by making out that George Orwell was a fan of the newspaper. In case you misse...

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...

Hacking Rupert Murdoch

MP Nunan | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

What would it look and sound like if we could see the hacked voicemails and texts between Rupert Murdoch, and his son and heir-apparent, James Murdoch -- as they deal with the fallout from the crisis?

Michael Calderone

Murdoch May Launch New Sunday Tabloid | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.11.2011 | Media

NEW YORK - Will the Sun rise on Sunday? News International, the embattled British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. empire, assumed con...

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Compares Casey Anthony, 'News Of The World'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy

"The Daily Show" returned from a one-week hiatus Monday night, and Jon Stewart became a tad overwhelmed with all he'd missed. The Casey Anthony verdic...

The Trouble With Rupert

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

There are many reasons the scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch has riveted public attention. It features twists of fate, betrayal, deception, abuse of power, and, even murder. But beneath this lies a bigger problem, and it's not confined to the United Kingdom.

Fox News of the World Next?

Sunil Adam | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Sunil Adam


Who DIDN'T Rupert Murdoch's Newspapers Spy On?

Posted 09.10.2011 | Comedy

The list of phone hacking victims (or attempted victims) at the hand of Rupert Murdoch's empire of British newspapers, notably the now-defunct The New...

Closing Murdoch's Papers Could Kill Opinion

Bobby Friedman | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Bobby Friedman

The problem is that newspapers are run as private enterprises and yet they provide a public service. The fact that the current structure has maintained the UK's brilliantly high circulation rates is to be applauded but not taken for granted.

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...