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Sarah Ferguson Settles Phone Hacking Case

Former British royal Sarah Ferguson, musician James Blunt, and singer-turned-reality Tv star Kerry Katona have accepted "substantial" damages from Rupert Murdoch's newspaper company over the phone hacking scandal.The Duchess of York, who was previously married...

Tribune Emerges From Bankruptcy

Tribune Co. is due to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today (Monday) with a new board composed mostly of TV and movie executives who have had little experience running either newspapers or television stations,...

Sunday Times Bosses Sue Lance Armstrong Over Libel Settlement

Publishers at Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Times newspaper are suing disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong for cash he won from them in a libel settlement.The publication's bosses are demanding over $1.6 million (Gbp1 million) from the former...

Hugh Grant Awarded Damages In Phone Hacking Case

Actor Hugh Grant has been awarded damages after settling his phone hacking case against a British tabloid owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch.The Notting Hill star was one of the leading celebrity campaigners against press...

Jokers! Hugh Jackman And Russell Crowe Fool Around At Les Miserables Premiere Down Under

Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe entertained the crowds at the Les Miserables premiere in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday (December 20, 2012), laughing and joking while also pretending to race each other down the red-carpet! Tom...

Rupert Murdoch Cancels Life Of Pi Party To Mourn Mother

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch scrapped a party to celebrate the success of Ang Lee's new movie Life Of Pi so he could mourn his late mum.Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, 103, died at the family's home in...

More Turmoil Alarms Bbc

New aftershocks of the BBC shakeup were felt today (Monday) as the public broadcaster's news director and her deputy were apparently suspended with pay while an investigation of the non-reporting and botched reporting of two...

Charlotte Church In Dispute With Ex-manager Over Press Inquiry Claims

Charlotte Church's ex-manager has penned a letter to the man behind Britain's inquiry into media ethics to deny the star's claims she turned down a huge fee to perform at Rupert Murdoch's wedding in exchange...

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes To Reign For Another 4 Years

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes has secured another 4 years in the role, which will take him right through until 2016, reports The Los Angeles Times.Ailes, who also oversees the company's 27 television stations, Twentieth...

Trial Of Murdoch's Top Overseas Retiring

Several top executives and journalists for Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World returned to court today for pretrial formalities that included the judge's announcement that their trials will begin in September of next...

Trial Of Murdoch's Top Overseas Retiring

Several top executives and journalists for Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World returned to court today for pretrial formalities that included the judge's announcement that their trials will begin in September of next...

James Murdoch,: Censured In UK, Upped In Us

A day after the British media regulator OFCOM said that James Murdoch's conduct as head of News International while the telephone hacking scandal unfolded repeatedly fell short of the conduct to be expected of him...

James Murdoch,: Censured In UK, Upped In Us

A day after the British media regulator OFCOM said that James Murdoch's conduct as head of News International while the telephone hacking scandal unfolded repeatedly fell short of the conduct to be expected of him...

Ofcom Investigation Concludes Sky Not Involved With Murdoch’S Phone Hacking Scandal

Ofcom have concluded that no evidence has been found to suggest that Sky was in any way linked with the News Corp phone hacking outrage. The British media regulator questioned the satellite broadcasting company’s involvement...

James Murdoch Set For Top Job At Fox Networks Group

James Murdoch is set to receive responsibility for News Corp’s US television businesses, the Fox Networks Group, reports The Financial Times. Murdoch Junior - already deputy chief operating officer of News Corp - will...

Ofcom Investigation Clears Sky Of Phone Hacking Involvement

An Ofcom investigation has ruled that Sky is “fit and proper” to retain their broadcasting license, The Independent reported today (September 20, 2012). The organization was investigated following the phone hacking scandal, involving Sky’s former...

Hugh Grant Seeking Damages Over Hacking Allegations

Actor Hugh Grant is taking legal action against media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International empire over the hacking scandal which rocked the British press last year (11).The Four Weddings and a Funeral star was one...

All (But One) News Corp Execs Take Compensation Hit

Of all of News Corp's top executives, only Fox News Channel Chairman Roger Ailes received a raise in 2011, according to SEC filings reported by today's (Wednesday) Los Angeles Times . Ailes, in fact, received...

All (But One) News Corp Execs Take Compensation Hit

Of all of News Corp's top executives, only Fox News Channel Chairman Roger Ailes received a raise in 2011, according to SEC filings reported by today's (Wednesday) Los Angeles Times . Ailes, in fact, received...

Ex-news Corp Lawyer Arrested In Hacking Scandal

In a surprising development, Scotland Yard has arrested Tom Crone, the former legal adviser to News International, on suspicion of telephone hacking. In 2010, Crone and Colin Myler, the editor of the now defunct News...

Netflix To Do Battle With Sky For Movie Rights

Reed Hastings, the Ceo of media provider Netflix has promised to battle TV giants Sky for the rights to various movies, reports The Telegraph. BskyB, owned by Rupert Murdoch, currently monopolises the rights for Hollywood...

Katie Holmes Teaches Suri How To Ride A Bike In Manhattan

Following her split from Tom Cruise, it looks like it's down to Katie Holmes to teach daughter Suri how to ride a bike. The Hollywood actress was spotted with her 6-year-old on the bike path...

Charlie Sheen's New Show Anger Management Picked Up For 90 More Shows

Anger Management, the latest show starring Charlie Sheen, is poised for a 90 show pick up following continuingly positive audience numbers.The show currently airs on US network FX, which is run by Rupert Murdoch's News...

Pitt And Jolie Drawn Into British Hacking Scandal

In what is likely to widen the British telephone hacking scandal to Hollywood, the names of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been included in the list of "23 newsworthy individuals" alleged to have been...

Uproar As Kate Middleton And Prince Williams Honeymoon Snaps Leak

An Australian magazine has risked the wrath of the British Royal Family by publishing photographs of Kate Middleton and Prince William enjoying their honeymoon in the Seychelles last year. Though the editors of British publications...

Tom Cruise Katie Holmes Divorce Turns Nasty Over Suri

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and their respective legal teams are buckling up for a potentially explosive courtroom battle. Though the couple's finances were essentially settled after Katie signed a prenuptial agreement at the start of...

Did Katie Holmes Hint At Divorce During Interview?

Soon after Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise announced their plans to divorce last Friday (June 29, 2012), fans began delving into recent photographs of the pair for tell-tale signs of their split. However, it appears...

Is Tom Cruise Really No.2 In Scientology Heirachy?

Tom Cruise is easily the world's most famous scientologist, though if recent remarks by Rupert Murdoch are to be believed, he could also hold a hugely powerful position in the religion too. The News Corp...

Murdoch Attacks 'Evil' Scientologists Over Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes Split

The Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce just got a little more interesting, with celebrities seemingly choosing their sides. "Evil" is a word often used by people to describe News International head honcho and general...

Murdoch Discusses Why He's Splitting News Corp

Rupert Murdoch spent much of Thursday discussing his decision to split his News Corp media empire into two companies, one for entertainment, the other for newspaper and book publishing, but denied that it was "in...

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