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Les Hinton

Ex-WSJ Publisher Testifies To Parliament Over Hacking

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.24.2011 | Media

LONDON — British lawmakers said Monday they will grill Rupert Murdoch's son James about newspaper phone hacking for a second time next month, as...

Former Murdoch Lawyer Says Company Lied To Parliament

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

A lawyer who worked for News International told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday that the company had misled Parliament about the extent of its ...

Top Former Murdoch Deputy Set For Hacking Grilling

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 12.11.2011 | Media

LONDON — Rupert Murdoch's former right-hand man will be questioned by British lawmakers on how much he knew about the phone hacking scandal, law...

Michael Calderone

WATCH: MP's Likely To Recall James Murdoch Over Hacking

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Hardly Humble Hackery of Rupert Murdoch

Karl Frisch | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

The idea that Murdoch would have so little knowledge of the problems facing News of World is preposterous on its face given facts readily available to anyone with access to Google.

Departed Murdoch Ally Faces New Pressure From Senators

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media

Les Hinton, the close Rupert Murdoch ally who was forced out of his role as the publisher of the Wall Street Journal thanks to the phone hacking scand...

Michael Calderone

Wall Street Journal Staffers Push Back: We're Not 'Fox-ified'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- While Rupert Murdoch and his son, James Murdoch, faced tough questions from members of Parliament Tuesday over the phone hacking scandal, ...

Wall Street Journal's Defiant Defense Of News Corp

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.17.2011 | Media

The Wall Street Journal issued an extraordinary editorial on Monday, lashing out against critics of parent company News Corp and defending the company...

Les Hinton Resigns: Wall Street Journal Publisher, Top Murdoch Ally Out Over Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

Les Hinton—a longtime ally and confidante of Rupert Murdoch, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal and the CEO of Dow Jones—is resigning, the p...

Want to Solve All Your Problems, Rupert Murdoch? Become a Banker.

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Rupert Murdoch's got problems. But there's an easy way for him to save his company: Turn the News Corporation into a Wall Street bank. There won't be any prosecutions, and the government will even sweeten the deal with billions of dollars in easy money.

Michael Calderone

News Corp. Shareholders Suing Over Murdoch Family Governance

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- News Corporation shareholders already suing Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate over its $675 million purchase of daughter Elisabeth Murdo...

Top Murdoch Confidante Faces New Scrutiny In Scandal

Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

(Reuters) - Les Hinton was adamant. Asked in 2007 by a British parliamentary committee whether the News of the World had "carried out a full, rigo...

Les Hinton, Wall Street Journal CEO & Publisher, Named Publisher Of The Year

DailyFinance | JEFF BERCOVICI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Editor & Publisher, the weekly trade magazine of the newspaper business, just bestowed its Publisher of the Year award. The recipient is Les Hinton, C...