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Phone Hacking Scandal

News Corp. Profits Fall In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.02.2012 | Media

LOS ANGELES — News Corp. said its first-quarter net income dropped 5 percent due to the cost of closing a scandal-wracked tabloid and dropping i...

Murdochs At War Over Phone Hacking, New Article Reports

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.02.2012 | Media

A new article in Vanity Fair reports that members of the Murdoch family have seen a therapist to discuss the thorny issue of succession at News Corp. ...

Bombshell Phone Hacking Documents Spell Trouble For James Murdoch

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Media

A series of internal News International memos could contradict one of James Murdoch's central claims about his knowledge of the phone hacking scandal....

Murdoch Lawyer's Surprising BBC Accusation

Reuters | Kevin Kelleher | Posted 12.26.2011 | Media

(Reuters) - A lawyer for Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers earlier this year accused the British Broadcasting Corporation of pursuing an investig...

News International Promised To Pay Andy Coulson's Legal Fees

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 12.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — Rupert Murdoch's News International promised to pay all of News of the World editor Andy Coulson's legal fees only a month after he res...

James Murdoch Gets A Date For New Parliamentary Grilling

Posted 12.24.2011 | Media

James Murdoch has been called back to testify before the UK Parliament regarding News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal. Murdoch is expected to return to ...

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...

Tom Watson: News Corp's Covert Surveillance Tactics 'Go Beyond Phone Hacking'

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 12.20.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — British lawmaker Tom Watson plans to detail new findings of covert surveillance techniques employed by News Corp. that go "beyond ...

UK Police Admit Knowing About Phone Hacking As Early As 2002

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 12.20.2011 | Media

LONDON — Authorities knew that Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid had hacked into the phone of murdered teenager Milly Dowler nine years...

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 ...

Family Feud: Rupert, James Murdoch Clashing Over News Corp. Future

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

As News Corp. investors prepare to decide whether to re-elect the company's board, tensions between Rupert Murdoch and his son James are being laid ba...

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...

Murdoch Makes Big Charity Donation In Act Of Contrition

Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

Three months after the phone hacking scandal first exploded, News International is still tying up loose ends at the now-shuttered News of the World. ...

Years Later, Rupert Murdoch Keeps Piers Morgan Up At Night

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

In a new interview with New York magazine, Piers Morgan challenged anyone to find evidence that illegal phone hacking took place while he ran the Brit...

Lawsuits Still Mount Against News of the World

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.06.2011 | Media

LONDON — More than 60 people have filed court papers alleging their phones were hacked by the News of the World, a lawyer said Thursday, amid pr...

So Many Lawsuits!

Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

News Corp.'s British subsidiary is facing more than sixty claims on phone hacking at News of the World, with thirteen claims filed against the company...

Ex-Reporter Causing A Bunch Of Trouble For Murdoch

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

LONDON — A News of the World reporter implicated in Britain's phone hacking scandal has slammed Rupert Murdoch's News International for his sack...

UK Pol Proposes Controversial Reforms Over Phone Hacking

AP | By DAVID STRINGER and TIM HALES | Posted 11.28.2011 | Media

LIVERPOOL, England -- Amid a tabloid phone hacking scandal that has shaken Britain, the country's main opposition Labour Party on Tuesday suggested re...

News International Paid Former Executive While He Was Working For Police

Telegraph | Posted 11.23.2011 | Media

The former News of the World executive employed by the Metropolitan Police was secretly paid more than £25,000 by News International during his time ...

Phone Hacking Lawsuits Have Come To America

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 11.23.2011 | Media

LONDON — Lawyers from the U.S. and Britain said Friday they are looking to see if American courts can take up a case against Rupert Murdoch's Ne...

Report: Murdoch Execs Knew Of Widespread Hacking Years Earlier Than Previously Claimed

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Police told top executives at News International that phone hacking at the News of the World went beyond one individual as early as 2006, according to...

UK Police Back Off The Guardian

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

LONDON — London's police force said Tuesday it was dropping a demand that The Guardian newspaper reveal the confidential sources for its stories...

Ted Turner Rips Rupert Murdoch

Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

Ted Turner took some shots at his longtime rival Rupert Murdoch during an interview with Bloomberg on Tuesday. Turner spoke about the phone hacking...

Family Of Murdered Hacking Victim Getting Huge Payout From Murdoch

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.19.2011 | Media

The family of Milly Dowler -- the murdered British girl whose phone was hacked by reporters from Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper, and who...

Fox Kills Alec Baldwin Joke About Its Company's Huge Scandal

Posted 11.18.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch's Fox network cut a joke by Alec Baldwin about the company's phone hacking scandal out of a skit for Sunday's Emmy Awards, causing Bald...