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# James Murdoch

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# hacking trial
Blair told Brooks to toughen up, offered to be "unofficial advisor" court told
The former British Prime Minister gave Rebekah Brooks advice on how to handle the phone hacking scandal in 2011, the ex-CEO of News International CEO has said.
# Leveson
David Cameron to address Leveson inquiry next week
Former PMs Gordon Brown and John Major also lined up to appear at media ethics inquiry.
# Leveson
Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence
News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.
# Leveson
Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is under pressure to resign following testimony from James Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry yesterday. Rupert Murdoch appears before the media inquiry today.
# Fallout
Confirmed: James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman
However, he remains on the board as a non-executive director of the company, stating he has behaved “ethically at all times”.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# stepping down
James Murdoch steps down as executive chair of News International
The son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch had been under considerable pressure over the ongoing phone hacking scandal.
# Hacking
Murdoch says he received crucial hacking emails - but he didn't read them
James Murdoch received emails indicating phone hacking at the News of The World went beyond one reporter but he maintains he did not read them.
# News International
James Murdoch resigns from the boards of Times and Sun
Rupert Murdoch’s son has stepped down from the boards of News Group Newspapers Limited and Times Newspapers Limited.
# Hacking
Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs
The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.
# Hacking
James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions
Murdoch is due to answer questions about evidence he gave in July which has subsequently been contradicted.
# Hacking
Hacking: documents put pressure on James Murdoch
News International’s James Murdoch will face more questions from MPs next Thursday.
# Hacking
James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments
Murdoch junior must answer more questions from MPs, it has emerged, on another day of new developments in the phone hacking saga that has rocked the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corporation.
# News International
Former executives challenge Murdochs' testimony
Four former News International executives have given testimony to the British Parliament’s media committee today that contradicts the Murdochs’ version of events in relation to the phone hacking scandal.
Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report
The arrest of James Desborough is seen as a significant development in the scandal that has rocked the UK establishment.
# The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In your fix today: Plans for a Eurozone ‘financial government’, urgent medical advice from the Irish Heart Foundation, and the best presentation you’ve ever seen… on an iPod.
New files 'cast doubt' on James Murdoch's hacking evidence
Culture, Media and Sport Committee likely to recall Tom Crone, Colin Myler and James Murdoch to clarify points made during the first hearing.
# News Corp
James Murdoch won't be taking over News Corp, says Rupert
Instead, the current COO Chase Carey – Murdoch’s vice-chairman – would take over “if I went under a bus.”
# Piegate
Comedian 'Marbles' convicted over Murdoch pie attack
Jonathan May-Bowles, aka ‘Jonnie Marbles’, pleads guilty to attacking Rupert Murdoch, 80, earlier this month.
# Hacking
Listen: Piers Morgan drawn into hacking scandal after 2009 interview emerges
The TV presenter and former editor has denied any involvement in alleged phone hacking.
# Hacking
Hacking: How much did James Murdoch know?
Doubt has been cast over key evidence the News International chief gave on Tuesday as one MP says he will ask police to review the matter.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?
Rupert and James Murdoch said they knew little of what went on at the News of the World. Do you believe them?
# Hacking
'Jonnie Marbles' charged over Murdoch pie attack
A 26-year-old comedian is accused of ‘harassment’ after the media mogul was smeared with shaving foam yesterday.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s Fix: Ireland’s first female Chief Justice is named; News International heads face questioning over alleged phone hacking; and the Rubberbandits take New York…
LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee
The former chief executive of News International appears before the UK Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport on the phone-hacking scandal in the News of the World.
# Hacking
Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking
A House of Commons committee is asking questions about the phone-hacking affair. Watch it live here.
# Hacking
Rupert and James Murdoch: What they said
The Murdochs apologised to the victims of phone hacking before answering questions regarding the size of payments to former NotW employees Glenn Mulcaire and Clive Goodman – and about Max Mosely’s privacy case against the newspaper.
# Hacking
Watch: Rupert Murdoch says 'This is the most humble day of my life'
The chairman of News Corporation has been giving evidence to MPs in London regarding the phone hacking scandal.
# Hacking
Murdochs and Brooks to face questions over hacking scandal
There have been a number of other developments in the story over the past 24 hours.
Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking
A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.
# Phone Hacking
Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal
As Rebekah Brooks bows to pressure to resign, take a look back at events leading up to the scandal…
# News International
Meet the new CEO of News International... Tom Mockridge
Who is Tom Mockridge? 9 things you probably don’t know about the Sky Italia boss who stepped into Rebekah Brooks’s shoes today.
# rebekah brooks
Rebekah Brooks resigns from News International
Former News of the World editor says she is sorry and feels “a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt”.
# Phone Hacking
Murdochs agree to be questioned by UK parliament
Meanwhile, in the United States, the FBI have opened an investigation into allegations the Murdoch media empire sought to hack into the phones of 11 September victims.
# Hacking
Brooks to be questioned by parliament over hacking
But what will Rupert and James Murdoch do?