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Murdoch's To Testify Under Oath About Hackergate

Brian Leveson, the English judge who will head the inquiry into phone hacking, is expected to call Rupert Murdoch and his son James to testify under oath about their knowledge of the activity at News...

Hackergate Probe Why Was Coulson Paid After He Quit?

New questions have arisen about why Andy Coulson was awarded a substantial severance package paid over several years after he resigned as editor of News of the World when the scandal over voicemail hacking first...

Apes Rises -- And So Does Chernin

Peter Chernin, who was believed to be the likely successor to Rupert Murdoch, must have been experiencing a profusion of schadenfreude Monday as final box office figures showed that the first film from Chernin Entertainment,...

Rupert Murdoch Pie Attacker Has Sentence Reduced

A man jailed for attacking media mogul Rupert Murdoch with a cream pie during a British parliamentary committee inquiry has had his sentence reduced by two weeks.Jonathan May-Bowles, also known as Jonnie Marbles, was ordered...

Rupert Murdoch Attacker Jailed

A man who hurled a cream pie at media mogul Rupert Murdoch during a British Parliament committee inquiry has been jailed for six weeks.Jonathan May-Bowles attempted to shove a plate of shaving cream into the...

Rupert Murdoch Attacker Convicted Of Assault

A man accused of attacking media mogul Rupert Murdoch with a cream pie during a recent British Parliament committee inquiry has been convicted of assault.Murdoch and his son James were being quizzed over the News...

Murdoch Biographer Accuses Rupert Of Lying To Parliament

Michael Wolff, the author of the Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News , has accused Murdoch of lying to a Parliamentary committee last week when he stated that he had little involvement...

Top Scotland Yard Official Accuses Murdoch

The president of the British Association of Chief Police Officers has accused News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch of showing "a complete denial of any responsibility" for the telephone hacking activities that forced the shutdown of...

During Scandal, The Son Rises

The assured and astute performance of James Murdoch in fielding questions from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons on Tuesday may have lifted his chances of running the media conglomerate...

Roger Taylor To Re-release Anti-murdoch Anthem

Queen rocker Roger Taylor is to re-release a 1994 protest song he wrote about media tycoon Rupert Murdoch as the mogul fights to save his embattled empire's reputation amid the ongoing phone-hacking scandal.Murdoch's News Corporation...

Piers Morgan Dragged In To Phone-hacking Scandal

TV newsman Piers Morgan has lashed out at a U.K. politician who alleged the talent show judge had previously "boasted" of hacking phones during Rupert Murdoch's grilling by a British Parliament committee inquiry on Tuesday...

Murdoch Hearing A Yawn -- Especially For Murdoch

Questioning of Rupert Murdoch and his son James by a Parliamentary committee was interrupted today (Tuesday) when a man in the public gallery advanced toward the elder Murdoch with a plate full of shaving cream,...

Rupert Murdoch Attacked By Pie Man At Parliamentary Inquiry

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was attacked by a cream pie opportunist on Tuesday (19Jul11) as he addressed questions from a British Parliament committee inquiry into the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.Two hours into the...

Rupert Murdoch Attacked With 'Shaving Foam' Pie

Rupert Murdoch, the Australian media mogul and Ceo of News Corp, was attacked with a "shaving foam pie" while answering questions from MPs at a hearing in London on Tuesday (19th July 2011), reports Channel...

Jude Law Sues Another Tabloid Over Phone-hacking Scandal

Actor Jude Law is taking legal action against another British tabloid owned by embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch over allegations his phones were hacked during a trip to New York.The Sherlock Holmes star has filed...

Murdoch News Corp Execs Handled Scandal "Extremely Well"

Rupert Murdoch on Thursday vigorously defended the way the News of the World hacking scandal had been handled by News Corp executives, including his son James, the deputy COO of News Corp, who announced the...

Hugh Grant Regrets Making Fox Film

Hugh Grant regrets making 20th Century Fox movie Nine Months in 1995 because the studio is owned by embattled News of the World boss Rupert Murdoch.The actor helped expose the British tabloid's phone hacking scandal...

Former British P.m. Blasts News Corp, Murdoch

In the most damning denunciation of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp to date following the recent telephone hacking revelations, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown accused the media conglomerate of engaging in "law-breaking on an industrial...

Parliament Summons Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and Rebekah Brooks, head of News International, have received summonses to appear before Parliament's Culture, Media and Sport committee next Tuesday. While their appearances are not mandatory, several analysts suggested...

Chicken Little Was Right The Bskyb (Deal) Is Falling

Rupert Murdoch may have shut down his 168-year-old London tabloid, the News of the World , over the weekend, but the scandal that had consumed the newspaper continued to burn in other parts of his...

Murdoch's U.s. Tv Licenses Could Be Threatened

By shutting down his lucrative News of the World tabloid in the U.K., Rupert Murdoch may have been looking to protect his other worldwide media properties, some analysts observed today (Friday). "While many New York...

U.k. Mobile Phone Companies Contradict Police On Celeb Voicemails

The four largest mobile phone companies in Britain have all denied assertions by Scotland Yard's Assistant Commissioner John Yates that he had "ensured" that the companies had contacted every celebrity and politician whose voicemails were...

Murdoch Praises China, Criticizes It

"The truth is there is no more exciting market in the world" than China, Rupert Murdoch declared on Saturday. Appearing at a news conference at the Shanghai Film Festival, the News Corp chairman said that...

Jane Lynch Overjoyed To Be Hosting Emmy Awards

Jane Lynch, the American actress and star of 'Glee', has been confirmed to host this year's Emmy Awards, just days after she delivered a humorous speech about Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck, reports U.S Weekly....

Viacom Execs Highest Paid In U.s.

The three highest-paid media executives in 2010 all worked for companies controlled by Sumner Redstone's National Amusements, the Los Angeles Times observed today (Monday) citing figures by Redwood City, CA., executive compensation research firm Equilar...

Gore Blasts Murdoch

Former Vice President Al Gore has accused Rupert Murdoch of forcing Gore's Current TV channel off Sky Italia, wholly owned by Murdoch's News Corp, after Current hired liberal commentator Keith Olbermann to host a new...

Hugh Grant Learns About Murdoch's Reaction To His Arrest

News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch was furious when his London tabloids published a story on their front pages in 1995 about Hugh Grant's arrest for lewd conduct in a public place with prostitute Divine Brown,...

Could Murdoch Keep A Lid On Growing Hacking Scandal?

Rupert Murdoch and his legal advisers may have hit upon a legal scheme that could contain the growing scandal over telephone hacking by his London newspapers -- in particular, his Sunday tabloid News of the...

News Corp Ups James Murdoch -- More Nepotism?

Less than two weeks after News Corp's board of directors was hit with a shareholders lawsuit accusing its chairman, Rupert Murdoch, of "larding the executive ranks of the company with his offspring," the company announced...

Bank Accuses Murdoch Of Nepotism

New York-based Amalgamated Bank and Illinois-based Central Laborers Pension Fund have filed lawsuits in Delaware Chancery Court charging that Rupert Murdoch's News Corp's planned $675-million acquisition of Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine television company violates, in the...

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