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# news-corporation - Monday 21 October, 2019

Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

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

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

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

# news-corporation - Sunday 1 January, 2012

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"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?

# news-corporation - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Watch: Murdoch rejects 'mafia' assertion in evidence to MPs Hacking This post contains videos

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

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

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

# news-corporation - Saturday 8 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Threat averted: The Simpsons renewed for 2 more years Saved This post contains videos

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.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

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-corporation - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

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-corporation - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

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.

# news-corporation - Thursday 18 August, 2011

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-corporation - Thursday 11 August, 2011

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.”

# news-corporation - Thursday 4 August, 2011

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.

# news-corporation - Friday 29 July, 2011

Comedian 'Marbles' convicted over Murdoch pie attack

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

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 This post contains videos

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.

# news-corporation - Friday 22 July, 2011

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.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

'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.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

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.

Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking Hacking This post contains videos

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.

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.

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

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.

# news-corporation - Sunday 17 July, 2011

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.

# news-corporation - Saturday 16 July, 2011

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.

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