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# Press Freedom
Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy
The front page spreads were published in Monday’s newspapers.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about allergic non-workers, Ireland’s most-hated company and a Greek tragedy.
# Read all about it
Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire has hit the wall hard
Profits have more than halved at his News Corporation so far this year.
# Cashing Out
Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller
But the O’Brien-controlled Independent News and Media wants to use its new cash windfall to expand in Ireland.
# Hacking
Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK
The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.
# Corruption
Three men arrested in UK bribery inquiry
The two police officers and a journalist were arrested this morning.
# Murdoch
After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper 'The Daily'
Analysts say the decision is not surprising as Murdoch’s “bold experiment” did not have enough paying readers to sustain it.
# News International
Editor of Irish Sun to leave amid 'significant changes'
Mick McNiffe, who has edited the paper since 2005, will be replaced – for now – by an assistant editor from the British edition.
# Hacking
British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.
# Hacking
Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry
Rebekah and Charlie Brooks have been charged with perverting the course of justice for hindering investigations.
# Hacking
Murdoch "not a fit person" to run Sky - MPs
A House of Commons committee says News International and the News of the World misled it over the phone-hacking scandal.
# Leveson
Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal 'changed my entire company'
The 81-year-old tells Leveson: “I failed, and I’m sorry about it,” adding later: “We are now a new company altogether.”
# 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
Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking
The wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking legal action against the former publisher of the News of The World newspaper.
# Sun on Sunday
Murdoch to staff: 'Sun on Sunday will launch very soon'
An email sent by Rupert Murdoch to staff at The Sun confirms that far from being closed, the paper will be turning seven-day.
# crisis
Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis
A number of senior staff at The Sun have been arrested in recent weeks in connection with payments to public officials.
# Bribery scandal
Five 'Sun' journalists arrested in police bribery investigation
Staff at the paper are said to be fearing for their futures after five senior contributors were arrested by London police.
# Twitter
Update: 'Wendi Deng' Twitter account revealed as fake
It appeared that Rupert Murdoch’s wife had joined him on the Twitter machine – but the account has been confirmed as a fake.
# Rupert Murdoch
"Vacations great time for thinking": Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter
The CEO of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch, appears to have joined Twitter – a verified account in his name was set up yesterday. But what has he been tweeting about?
# 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.
# Saved
Threat averted: The Simpsons renewed for 2 more years
America’s most famous family is to stick around for a little longer as Fox books season 24 and 25 of the long-running cartoon series.
# 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
News International to shed 110 jobs over next year
Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper publisher will drop the workers between now and July – but won’t say if Irish staff are to go.
# 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.
# 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.”
# Hacking
Daily Mail publisher to review procedures following hacking scandal
Meanwhile former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan is under increasing pressure to return home from the US, in the wake of hacking allegations by Heather Mills.
# 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
News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift
Sara Payne, whose eight-year-old daughter Sarah was abducted and murdered in 2000, wrote a column for the News of the World’s final edition.
# 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.
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.
Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’
Sebastian Hamilton, the editor of the Irish Mail on Sunday, is one of two MoS figures who may have been targeted.
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.