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Phone Hacking Scandal

Rebekah Brooks, Ousted Amid Phone-Hacking Scandal, Returns To News Corp

The New York Times | Gabriel Arana | Posted 09.02.2015 | Media

Rupert Murdoch keeps his promises. On Wednesday, after months of careful machinations behind the scenes to find the right time and the right role, it ...

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...

Yagana Shah

Helen Mirren 'Insulted' She Wasn't Targeted By Nude Photo Hackers | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.08.2014 | Fifty

When the news broke last week that nude photos of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence were leaked online, many people were offended by the gross v...

George Clooney Is Directing A Movie About The Phone Hacking Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media

The phone hacking scandal hasn't exactly been the sexiest story for Americans, but that's all going to change now that George Clooney is directing a m...

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...

How The Phone Hacking Scandal Unfolded

AP | Posted 08.24.2014 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Here are key developments in the phone hacking scandal involving segments of Britain's tabloid press: November 2005: Th...

Will Murdoch Succeed in Burying his Past?

Timothy Karr | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media
Timothy Karr

Rupert Murdoch is plotting his empire's expansion -- growth that could include purchases of Tribune Company newspapers and, reportedly, Time Inc. But will 2014 be the year that the media mogul, who's skilled at reinventing himself and burying old mistakes, is finally held to account?

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...


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...

More Editors Charged Over UK Corruption

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | Media

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - A former journalist at the Daily Mirror tabloid and a veteran editorial director at Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper are to...

Oh Hi!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.13.2013 | Media

Oh hi, Rupert! Yes, that cheerful puppy is actually one of the world's biggest media moguls. Rupert Murdoch took once again to the pleasant con...

Rupert Murdoch Tape Reveals Angry News Corp Chief

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.02.2013 | Media

A secret recording of Rupert Murdoch reveals that the News Corp chief was angry and dismissive about investigations into corruption at his British new...

Phone Hacking Scandal Reportedly Went Far Beyond Media

AP | Posted 08.23.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The phone hacking scandal rocking Britain extends well beyond the media industry to include law firms, debt collectors and other compa...

Stuntwoman Sues News Corp.

AP | Posted 08.18.2013 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who worked as a stunt double for Angelina Jolie has sued Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in Los Angeles, claiming she's a vic...

Hugh Grant Group: Press Regulation Deal WIll Be Good For U.K. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

LONDON - Hacked Off, a not-for-profit group that has pushed for press-regulation reform using Hugh Grant as one of its public faces, on Monday welcom...


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...

News Corp. Scandal Reaches 100 Arrests

Posted 02.12.2013 | Media

A police officer arrested on Tuesday has become the 100th person arrested in relation to the investigations into News Corp.'s phone hacking, computer ...


AP | By GREGORY KATZ | Posted 03.12.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A top British counterterrorism detective was found guilty Thursday of trying to sell information to one of Rupert Murdoch's tabloids, ...

UK Policewoman Defends Decision To Call Paper Over Phone Hacking

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media

* Called paper on anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks * Says angry anti-terrorism resources diverted to "jolly" * Prosecutio...

WATCH: Piers Details Hacking In Newly Uncovered Interview

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media

In a newly uncovered interview, Piers Morgan is shown discussing phone hacking in detail with singer and hacking victim Charlotte Church. Church in...

Murdoch Weighs In On BBC Scandal

Posted 11.11.2012 | Media

News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch weighed in on the news crisis currently rocking the BBC. Director-General George Entwistle resigned from the BBC on...

Piers Morgan Faces New Phone Hacking Claims

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Media

LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - British newspapers belonging to Trinity Mirror are facing legal claims for phone hacking by four people, including former...

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.

8 Face Charges For Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 09.23.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Rebekah Brooks, the former chief of News Corp.'s British newspapers, and Andy Coulson, the ex-communications chief for Prime Minister ...

News Corp. Seeks Dismissal Of Phone Hacking Lawsuit

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media

DOVER, Delaware (AP) — Attorneys for News Corp. asked a Delaware judge on Wednesday to dismiss a shareholder lawsuit alleging that company directors...