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The report of the Culture Media, Sport and Olympics Select Committee into the phone hacking at the News of the World has just been published (11:30 BST, UTC+1). Details are coming out but: Rupert ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 125 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 03:47 AM PDT with 150 Recommends
Reports of Murdoch’s questioning by the British government on Wednesday had the media boss asserting that while he disagreed with the phone hacking and e-mail hacks, he was in favor of their goals��
by williamjustin
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 11:10 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Mark Lewis, the English lawyer who has been a driving force behind phone-hacking revelations in the UK, and his American legal partner Norman Siegel, have revealed that they have been approached by ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 06:32 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
The scandal that is devouring Rupert Murdoch's international media empire has thus far resulted in numerous arrests of public officials in Britain and top-level Murdoch executives. It led to the ...
by News Corpse
Comment Count 81 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 12:23 PM PDT with 320 Recommends
Two days after James Murdoch announced he is stepping down from the Chairmanship of BSkyB, we learn that its rolling news station, Sky News has admitted two cases of illegally hacking email accounts.
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 08:22 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
New allegations have been published about the extent that the News Corp owned company NDS engaged in undermining rival pay TV companies. This time the piracy relates to Murdoch's rival operators in ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 07:54 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Forgive me for this rescoop of an excellent diary by Ceebs , but this isn't getting enough attention. Tom Watson, the MP who led the charge against Murdoch's UK empire, is asking for help ...
by Brit
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 01:19 PM PDT with 275 Recommends
PBS' Frontline show , beginning next Tuesday, March 27, explores the phone hacking, police bribery, media monopolization, and political bullying and influence scandal in England. This scandal first ...
by RandomNonviolence
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
SEC watchers often say companies file the most interesting documents on Friday afternoon, with the assumption that what they’re trying to do is avoid notice. Yesterday afternoon (at 5:01 no less) ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 10:48 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
OK. Slightly breaking the rules here. I've just filed a story for a US Magazine about papers released tonight which detail the secret meeting between Murdoch Margaret Thatcher and Rupert Murdoch to ...
by Brit
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 09:27 PM PDT with 121 Recommends
The Net Closes In Just as it seems some kind of legal injunction managed to stop the broadcast of last night's much anticipated BBC Panorama documentary on Murdoch's spying activities on other ...
by Brit
Comment Count 130 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 05:21 AM PDT with 338 Recommends
This morning between 5 and 7 am UK time, there were 6 more arrests in connection with the investigations into the News of the World phone hacking allegations: Police said one woman and five men ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 04:07 AM PDT with 146 Recommends
Ballots have been sent out to respective union members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). The ballots asked a simple question: ...
by CupofTea
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 01:32 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The breaking news this morning: The Financial Times has found that OfCom has increased its team looking at the evidence coming from the Leveson Enquiry to asses whether James Murdoch is a "fit and ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 11:53 PM PST with 38 Recommends
It was a long time coming, but inevitable six months ago. James Murdoch has stepped down as chair of News International , signalling the Fall of the House of Murdoch as the dynastic succession to ...
by Brit
Comment Count 159 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 06:21 AM PST with 312 Recommends
Though there has been a massive pushback by parts of the British establishment and News Corp's News International over the last two weeks (mainly through the launching of the Sun on Sunday), the ...
by Brit
Comment Count 139 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 03:46 AM PST with 398 Recommends
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 09:30 AM PST with 107 Recommends
Even in an Occupy world, most Americans don’t know exactly how the 1% does what it does. The mainstream media hasn’t explained it, and the 1% likes things that way. That’s why we’ve created ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 02:46 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Whew! As Ceebs and others have amply diaried, this has been an exhausting weekend of revelations and arrests as the Hackgate scandal at News of the World has spread, via an email hacking scandal at ...
by Brit
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 01:09 PM PST with 155 Recommends