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# news-corporation - Monday 21 October, 2019

Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy

Oct 21st 2019, 7:05 AM 20,484 Views 11 Comments

The front page spreads were published in Monday’s newspapers.

# news-corporation - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

May 9th 2015, 7:45 AM 7,332 Views 3 Comments

Everyone was talking about allergic non-workers, Ireland’s most-hated company and a Greek tragedy.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire has hit the wall hard
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire has hit the wall hard

May 6th 2015, 11:31 AM 13,242 Views 31 Comments

Profits have more than halved at his News Corporation so far this year.

# news-corporation - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller
# Cashing Out
# Cashing Out

Denis O'Brien's media empire just got that bit smaller

Mar 19th 2015, 9:23 AM 24,131 Views 55 Comments

But the O’Brien-controlled Independent News and Media wants to use its new cash windfall to expand in Ireland.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK
# Hacking
# Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK

Jun 26th 2013, 11:05 AM 2,703 Views 7 Comments

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

# news-corporation - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Three men arrested in UK bribery inquiry
# Corruption
# Corruption

Three men arrested in UK bribery inquiry

Jan 17th 2013, 11:25 AM 3,724 Views 1 Comment

The two police officers and a journalist were arrested this morning.

# news-corporation - Monday 3 December, 2012

After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper 'The Daily'
# Murdoch
# Murdoch

After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper 'The Daily'

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:49 PM 10,855 Views 22 Comments

Analysts say the decision is not surprising as Murdoch’s “bold experiment” did not have enough paying readers to sustain it.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Editor of Irish Sun to leave amid 'significant changes'
# News International
# News International

Editor of Irish Sun to leave amid 'significant changes'

Oct 16th 2012, 7:38 PM 12,588 Views 0 Comments

Mick McNiffe, who has edited the paper since 2005, will be replaced – for now – by an assistant editor from the British edition.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
# Hacking
# Hacking

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

Aug 7th 2012, 1:28 PM 2,443 Views 1 Comment

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry
# Hacking
# Hacking

Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry

May 15th 2012, 10:02 AM 2,048 Views 13 Comments

Rebekah and Charlie Brooks have been charged with perverting the course of justice for hindering investigations.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Murdoch "not a fit person" to run Sky - MPs
# Hacking
# Hacking

Murdoch "not a fit person" to run Sky - MPs

May 1st 2012, 12:08 PM 1,470 Views 7 Comments

A House of Commons committee says News International and the News of the World misled it over the phone-hacking scandal.

# news-corporation - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal 'changed my entire company'
# Leveson
# Leveson

Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal 'changed my entire company'

Apr 26th 2012, 6:29 PM 1,627 Views 4 Comments

The 81-year-old tells Leveson: “I failed, and I’m sorry about it,” adding later: “We are now a new company altogether.”

# news-corporation - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

James Murdoch steps down as executive chair of News International
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

James Murdoch steps down as executive chair of News International

Feb 29th 2012, 2:36 PM 1,596 Views 8 Comments

The son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch had been under considerable pressure over the ongoing phone hacking scandal.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking
# Hacking
# Hacking

Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking

Feb 22nd 2012, 6:40 PM 1,752 Views 4 Comments

The wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking legal action against the former publisher of the News of The World newspaper.

# news-corporation - Friday 17 February, 2012

Murdoch to staff: 'Sun on Sunday will launch very soon'
# Sun On Sunday
# Sun On Sunday

Murdoch to staff: 'Sun on Sunday will launch very soon'

Feb 17th 2012, 1:27 PM 2,540 Views 21 Comments

An email sent by Rupert Murdoch to staff at The Sun confirms that far from being closed, the paper will be turning seven-day.

Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis
# Crisis
# Crisis

Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis

Feb 17th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,298 Views 13 Comments

A number of senior staff at The Sun have been arrested in recent weeks in connection with payments to public officials.

# news-corporation - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Five 'Sun' journalists arrested in police bribery investigation
# Bribery Scandal
# Bribery Scandal

Five 'Sun' journalists arrested in police bribery investigation

Feb 11th 2012, 11:27 AM 2,220 Views 18 Comments

Staff at the paper are said to be fearing for their futures after five senior contributors were arrested by London police.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Update: 'Wendi Deng' Twitter account revealed as fake
# Twitter
From The Daily Edge
# Twitter

Update: 'Wendi Deng' Twitter account revealed as fake

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:19 AM 2,308 Views 9 Comments

It appeared that Rupert Murdoch’s wife had joined him on the Twitter machine – but the account has been confirmed as a fake.

# news-corporation - Sunday 1 January, 2012

"Vacations great time for thinking": Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter
# Rupert Murdoch
From The Daily Edge
# Rupert Murdoch

"Vacations great time for thinking": Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter

Jan 1st 2012, 11:23 AM 2,579 Views 4 Comments

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?

# news-corporation - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs
# Hacking
# Hacking

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs

Nov 10th 2011, 2:53 PM 394 Views 5 Comments

The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.

James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions
# Hacking
# Hacking

James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions

Nov 10th 2011, 9:41 AM 120 Views 4 Comments

Murdoch is due to answer questions about evidence he gave in July which has subsequently been contradicted.

# news-corporation - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Threat averted: The Simpsons renewed for 2 more years
# Saved
From The Daily Edge
# Saved

Threat averted: The Simpsons renewed for 2 more years

Oct 8th 2011, 8:10 AM 302 Views 10 Comments

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.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments
# Hacking
# Hacking

James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments

Sep 13th 2011, 5:52 PM 190 Views 0 Comments

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-corporation - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

News International to shed 110 jobs over next year
# News International
# News International

News International to shed 110 jobs over next year

Sep 7th 2011, 12:12 PM 260 Views 2 Comments

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-corporation - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Former executives challenge Murdochs' testimony
# News International
# News International

Former executives challenge Murdochs' testimony

Sep 6th 2011, 7:34 PM 148 Views 1 Comment

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.

# news-corporation - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report
# NOTW
# NOTW

Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report

Aug 18th 2011, 11:34 AM 278 Views 0 Comments

The arrest of James Desborough is seen as a significant development in the scandal that has rocked the UK establishment.

# news-corporation - Thursday 11 August, 2011

James Murdoch won't be taking over News Corp, says Rupert
# News Corp
# News Corp

James Murdoch won't be taking over News Corp, says Rupert

Aug 11th 2011, 10:20 AM 645 Views 1 Comment

Instead, the current COO Chase Carey – Murdoch’s vice-chairman – would take over “if I went under a bus.”

# news-corporation - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Daily Mail publisher to review procedures following hacking scandal
# Hacking
# Hacking

Daily Mail publisher to review procedures following hacking scandal

Aug 4th 2011, 9:40 PM 270 Views 0 Comments

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.

# news-corporation - Friday 29 July, 2011

Comedian 'Marbles' convicted over Murdoch pie attack
# Piegate
# Piegate

Comedian 'Marbles' convicted over Murdoch pie attack

Jul 29th 2011, 1:34 PM 752 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan May-Bowles, aka ‘Jonnie Marbles’, pleads guilty to attacking Rupert Murdoch, 80, earlier this month.

# news-corporation - Thursday 28 July, 2011

News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift
# Hacking
# Hacking

News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift

Jul 28th 2011, 6:27 PM 1,054 Views 5 Comments

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.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Listen: Piers Morgan drawn into hacking scandal after 2009 interview emerges
# Hacking
# Hacking

Listen: Piers Morgan drawn into hacking scandal after 2009 interview emerges

Jul 27th 2011, 2:02 PM 490 Views 5 Comments

The TV presenter and former editor has denied any involvement in alleged phone hacking.

# news-corporation - Friday 22 July, 2011

Hacking: How much did James Murdoch know?
# Hacking
# Hacking

Hacking: How much did James Murdoch know?

Jul 22nd 2011, 10:18 AM 361 Views 3 Comments

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.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?

Jul 20th 2011, 11:07 AM 3,432 Views 25 Comments

Rupert and James Murdoch said they knew little of what went on at the News of the World. Do you believe them?

'Jonnie Marbles' charged over Murdoch pie attack
# Hacking
# Hacking

'Jonnie Marbles' charged over Murdoch pie attack

Jul 20th 2011, 8:39 AM 418 Views 5 Comments

A 26-year-old comedian is accused of ‘harassment’ after the media mogul was smeared with shaving foam yesterday.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee
Live Jul 19th 2011, 5:43 PM

LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee

Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking
# Hacking
# Hacking

Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking

Jul 19th 2011, 5:43 PM 359 Views 3 Comments

A House of Commons committee is asking questions about the phone-hacking affair. Watch it live here.

Rupert and James Murdoch: What they said
# Hacking
# Hacking

Rupert and James Murdoch: What they said

Jul 19th 2011, 5:36 PM 270 Views 1 Comment

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.

Watch: Rupert Murdoch says 'This is the most humble day of my life'
# Hacking
# Hacking

Watch: Rupert Murdoch says 'This is the most humble day of my life'

Jul 19th 2011, 3:43 PM 1,574 Views 14 Comments

The chairman of News Corporation has been giving evidence to MPs in London regarding the phone hacking scandal.

# news-corporation - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’
# NOTW
# NOTW

Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’

Jul 17th 2011, 7:14 AM 1,183 Views 7 Comments

Sebastian Hamilton, the editor of the Irish Mail on Sunday, is one of two MoS figures who may have been targeted.

# news-corporation - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking
# NOTW
# NOTW

Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking

Jul 16th 2011, 10:40 AM 645 Views 11 Comments

A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.

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