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#Rupert Murdoch

# rupert-murdoch - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Leveson report into UK press standards to be published this afternoon
# Nostalgia
# Nostalgia

Leveson report into UK press standards to be published this afternoon

Nov 29th 2012, 7:27 AM 1,767 Views 2 Comments

The report from the first part of the inquiry will be available from 1.30pm

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge
# Merging
# Merging

Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge

Oct 30th 2012, 11:02 AM 2,838 Views 5 Comments

The joint venture, to be known as Penguin Random House, will be the leading publisher of English-language books but could late interest from Rupert Murdoch scupper the deal?

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Rebekah Brooks 'received £7m pay-off'
# Rebekah Brooks
# Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks 'received £7m pay-off'

Oct 16th 2012, 11:40 AM 6,623 Views 18 Comments

Latest reports say that Brooks received the pay-off after she resigned from News International last year.

# rupert-murdoch - 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.

# rupert-murdoch - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Murdoch resigns from boards of UK newspapers
# Murdoch
# Murdoch

Murdoch resigns from boards of UK newspapers

Jul 22nd 2012, 12:25 PM 1,812 Views 6 Comments

News International sought to play down the development, saying it was “a corporate house-cleaning exercise” prior a planned company split.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 22nd 2012, 8:51 AM 6,663 Views 17 Comments

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before you tuck into your Sunday breakfast.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones
# Hacking
# Hacking

Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones

Jul 4th 2012, 11:23 AM 2,270 Views 2 Comments

Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for hacking phone messages, must reveal who ordered him to listen in on the voicemails.

# rupert-murdoch - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Rupert Murdoch calls Scientologists "creepy, maybe even evil" on Twitter
# Fightfightfight
# Fightfightfight

Rupert Murdoch calls Scientologists "creepy, maybe even evil" on Twitter

Jul 1st 2012, 9:10 PM 9,114 Views 0 Comments

Don’t hold back there, Rupes.

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Jul 1st 2012, 8:04 PM 7,747 Views 8 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company
# News Corp
# News Corp

Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company

Jun 27th 2012, 9:16 AM 1,156 Views 0 Comments

Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.

# rupert-murdoch - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron 'We're definitely in this together'
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron 'We're definitely in this together'

Jun 14th 2012, 5:25 PM 2,731 Views 0 Comments

The inquiry into media ethics in the UK heard evidence from the British Prime Minister today as the close relationship between David Cameron and senior News International figures came under scrutiny.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 11 June, 2012

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

Jun 11th 2012, 6:55 PM 1,663 Views 4 Comments

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 8 June, 2012

David Cameron to address Leveson inquiry next week
# Leveson
# Leveson

David Cameron to address Leveson inquiry next week

Jun 8th 2012, 2:20 PM 920 Views 5 Comments

Former PMs Gordon Brown and John Major also lined up to appear at media ethics inquiry.

# rupert-murdoch - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones
# Leveson
# Leveson

Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones

May 24th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,738 Views 13 Comments

The tutorial happened at a lunch attended by Ulrika Johnson – who was teased by the tabloid editor about her relationship with the then English football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.

# rupert-murdoch - 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 2,004 Views 13 Comments

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

# rupert-murdoch - 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.”

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence

Apr 26th 2012, 7:48 AM 652 Views 1 Comment

News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister
# Leveson
# Leveson

Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister

Apr 25th 2012, 7:45 AM 1,421 Views 1 Comment

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.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun
# Hacked
# Hacked

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun

Feb 29th 2012, 9:49 PM 3,337 Views 18 Comments

The Leveson inquiry today heard evidence from one police investigator who said the former News International chief executive was targeted on a weekly basis.

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 1,595 Views 8 Comments

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

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks
# Horsing Around
# Horsing Around

Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks

Feb 28th 2012, 1:40 PM 2,276 Views 9 Comments

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was lent the retired horse for two years by the Metropolitan Police.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 27 February, 2012

The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief
# Hacking
# Hacking

The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief

Feb 27th 2012, 7:51 PM 1,692 Views 11 Comments

The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.

Charlotte Church 'sickened and disgusted' by actions uncovered in phone hacking case
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Charlotte Church 'sickened and disgusted' by actions uncovered in phone hacking case

Feb 27th 2012, 12:56 PM 4,795 Views 6 Comments

The singer has settled her case against publishers of the now-defunct News of the World for £600k and a public apology.

# rupert-murdoch - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 26th 2012, 11:00 AM 42 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland
# Sun On Sunday
# Sun On Sunday

Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland

Feb 26th 2012, 9:57 AM 6,196 Views 78 Comments

The paper has launched a Sunday edition less than year after News International shut down its Sunday tabloid, the News of The World.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:45 PM 7,312 Views 21 Comments

A French photographer Remi Ochlik is also thought to have died in heavy shelling of a rebel stronghold in the city of Homs.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend
# The Sun
# The Sun

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend

Feb 20th 2012, 8:16 AM 1,492 Views 17 Comments

The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 17 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 17th 2012, 7:54 PM 4,477 Views 2 Comments

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Feb 17th 2012, 4:47 PM 4,380 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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 2,536 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.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 6 February, 2012

Crosbie: newspapers should get a slice of any new broadcasting charge
# Alan Crosbie
# Alan Crosbie

Crosbie: newspapers should get a slice of any new broadcasting charge

Feb 6th 2012, 2:37 PM 3,206 Views 47 Comments

Alan Crosbie is chairman of Thomas Crosbie Holdings, owners of 17 newspapers – he also said new media had capacity “to destroy civil society”.

# rupert-murdoch - Saturday 28 January, 2012

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe
# Investigation
# Investigation

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

Jan 28th 2012, 1:34 PM 1,597 Views 0 Comments

Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.

# rupert-murdoch - Monday 23 January, 2012

British MP claims 'Sunday Sun' to launch in April
# Sunday Sun
# Sunday Sun

British MP claims 'Sunday Sun' to launch in April

Jan 23rd 2012, 12:30 PM 2,071 Views 7 Comments

Labour MP Tom Watson has made the claim today. News International has declined to comment.

# rupert-murdoch - Friday 20 January, 2012

Politicians, celebs and sports stars among those to settle hacking claims
# Hacking
# Hacking

Politicians, celebs and sports stars among those to settle hacking claims

Jan 20th 2012, 9:42 AM 1,282 Views 10 Comments

News International admitted it paid a private investigator to hack phones and blag information about a number of high profile figures in the UK who received compensation yesterday.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Column: Call them red-tops if you want – but we still need popular journalism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Call them red-tops if you want – but we still need popular journalism

Jan 18th 2012, 7:30 AM 159 Views 29 Comments

Tabloid misbehaviour is an easy target for complaints – but popular news is essential to our society, writes John O’Sullivan.

# rupert-murdoch - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

David Cameron may be called to face Leveson Inquiry
# Leveson
# Leveson

David Cameron may be called to face Leveson Inquiry

Jan 10th 2012, 3:58 PM 1,273 Views 0 Comments

The prime minister, his predecessor, and the opposition leader are all expected to be called, the London Times has reported.

# rupert-murdoch - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Rupert Murdoch: still struggling to use Twitter (and his own app)
# The Daily
From The Daily Edge
# The Daily

Rupert Murdoch: still struggling to use Twitter (and his own app)

Jan 4th 2012, 4:14 PM 4,846 Views 9 Comments

The fledging tweeter, 80, is still only getting the hang of microblogging. He posts a link from his own app – which doesn’t work.

# rupert-murdoch - 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 2,307 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.

# rupert-murdoch - 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?