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Phone Hacking Scandal

UK PM Drawn Back Into Phone Hacking Controversy

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Media

British Prime Minister David Cameron has been drawn back into the phone hacking scandal once more, as a new biography claims that he texted former New...

Glenn Mulcaire Asks UK Supreme Court To Back His Phone Hacking Silence

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.08.2012 | Media

LONDON — A private investigator jailed for hacking phones for Rupert Murdoch's News of the World asked Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday to bac...

Andy Coulson Fights News Corp. For Phone Hacking Fees

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.07.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A private investigator jailed for hacking phones for Rupert Murdoch's News of the World asked Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday to ba...

Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson To Face Leveson

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media

By Kate Holton LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson - the two former News of the World editors who took the Briti...

Rupert Murdoch's Fellow Plutocrats Rush To His Defense

Posted 05.01.2012 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's peers, including Donald Trump and Barry Diller, came to his defense on Tuesday. Following the release of a parliamentary report th...

James Murdoch To Face Parliament Criticism Over Phone Hacking Scandal

guardian.co.uk | Dan Sabbagh | Posted 06.30.2012 | Media

James Murdoch will be criticised by MPs investigating phone hacking on Tuesday, but their assessment of his conduct is expected to fall just short of ...

Rupert Murdoch Sued By Koo Stark In US Courts Over Phone Hacking

Evening Standard | Tom Harper | Posted 06.27.2012 | Media

Former actress Koo Stark is set to launch a phone-hacking claim against News Corporation in the US courts, bringing the scandal across the Atlantic to...

James Murdoch Appears For Ethics Grilling

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 06.24.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — James Murdoch defended his record at the head of his father's scandal-tarred British newspaper unit before a U.K. inquiry Tuesday, say...

Michael Calderone

Will British Hacking Scandal Follow Murdoch To U.S.?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.19.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The News of the World phone-hacking scandal that exploded in England last summer with a spate of arrests, resignations and several ongoing...

Sun Journalist Arrested In Police Bribery Probe

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 06.19.2012 | Media

LONDON — Britain's media ethics inquiry said Thursday it will hear testimony from News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch and his son James next week...

Prosecutors Weighing First New Charges Over Phone Hacking

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 06.18.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Criminal charges are being considered against 11 people in four cases related to investigations into phone hacking and other alleged m...

Movie About Rupert Murdoch And London Times Battle On The Way

Variety | Posted 06.17.2012 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's fierce battles with one of his British editors are to be turned into a feature film that will also reference the phone-hacking scanda...

Another Murdoch Newspaper Gets Dragged Into Scandal

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Media

By Georgina Prodhan LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Times of London is facing a claim for exemplary damages after admitt...

Murdoch Awaiting Huge Phone Hacking Development

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Media

By Kate Holton and Georgina Prodhan LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) - A British parliamentary report into a phone hacking scandal may lead ...

News Corp. To Face Legal Battles In The U.S.

Posted 04.12.2012 | Media

News Corp. will face three phone hacking-related legal battles in the U.S., according to hacking victims lawyer Mark Lewis. The pending lawsuits re...

UK Police Used Poor Judgment In Phone Hacking Scandal: Report

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 06.12.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Senior members of Scotland Yard showed poor judgment in their handling of Britain's phone hacking scandal, the country's police watchd...

For Murdoch, the Sky Has Fallen

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

A scandal that began with The News of the World's hacking of Prince William's voicemail, to ascertain, of all things, that he had borrowed an editing deck from a friend at a rival news organization, has spread to potentially thousands of individuals.

Murdoch Faces Huge Bill For Phone Hacking

Posted 06.06.2012 | Media

The costs of News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal have reached over a quarter of a billion dollars and counting. The Independent reports that Rupert...

Murdoch's Sky News Admits To Hacking

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 06.05.2012 | Media

LONDON — Rupert Murdoch's British satellite news channel on Thursday became the latest branch of the mogul's global media empire to acknowledge ...

Collapse Of News Corp.'s Rival, Panorama, Raises Questions

The Guardian | David Leigh | Posted 05.26.2012 | Media

Part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation empire employed computer hacking to undermine the business of its chief TV rival in Britain, according to ev...

David Beckham's Father Sues News International Over Phone Hacking Allegations

Press Gazette | Sarah Limbrick | Posted 05.22.2012 | Media

The father of footballer star David Beckham's has become the latest celebrity to launch a lawsuit over phone-hacking. Ted Beckham has joined a string...

Is Rupert Murdoch Trying To Sell Off His Newspapers?

Telegraph | Tim Walker | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media

Mandrake hears an intriguing whisper that Rupert Murdoch, seemingly taking the view that his newspapers are now proving a lot more trouble than they a...

James Murdoch Steps Down From Another Key Post

AP | Posted 05.17.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — News Corp. executive James Murdoch, under pressure over his role in Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal, is stepping down from the...

Key Phone Hacking Figure Arrested Again

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.14.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — News Corp. executive James Murdoch acknowledged Wednesday that he could have done more to get to grips with the phone hacking scandal ...

Key Developments In News Corp.'s Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.13.2012 | Media

Developments in a phone-hacking scandal involving British newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.: November 2005: News of the W...