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MURDOCH BLAMES HIMSELF FOR NEWS CORP SCANDAL

April 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch has conceded that a cover-up took place at News International over the voicemail hacking by reporters for News of the World and that it was engineered by “one or two very strong characters.” He declined to name them “because for all I know they may be arrested yet.” After the cover-up was exposed […]

BBC TO REPORT QUEEN’S (AND MURDOCH’S) LAWYER TO REGULATOR

October 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The lawyer for News International who threatened to sue the BBC last March if it went ahead with a Panorama report alleging that the publishers of the now-defunct News of the World, had misled Parliament when they claimed that a single “rogue” reporter was responsible for the voicemail hacking conducted by the tabloid may face […]

WHAT DID MURDOCH KNOW AND WHEN DID HE KNOW IT?

September 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

James Murdoch’s testimony before a parliamentary committee about the extent of phone hacking at News of the World, the now-defunct London tabloid, was challenged today (Tuesday) by the newspaper’s former editor, Colin Myler, and its former legal manager, Tom Crone.” Appearing before the same House of Commons committee, Myler said, “Murdoch was chief executive of […]

MURDOCH’S LAWYERS DESERT HIM IN HACKING ROW

August 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Now, even Rupert Murdoch’s own lawyers are accusing him and other executives of News Corp and its British subsidiary News International (NI) of making misleading statements about the U.K. telephone hacking scandal that has seemingly undermined the media conglomerate. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal last month Murdoch had asserted that NI had […]

A SMOKING GUN IN NEWS CORP’S HACKERGATE SCANDAL?

August 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Evidence that would appear to suggest that senior executives of Rupert Murdoch’s British news subsidiary News International (NI), including his son James, had engaged in a massive cover-up of the voicemail hacking scandal since at least 2007 was published today (Tuesday) by the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee. The evidence includes a […]

CELEBRITY HACKING SCANDAL WIDENS IN U.K.

March 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Former News of the World assistant editor Ian Edmondson has been named as an additional defendant in the case of a woman suing the British tabloid for allegedly hacking her voicemail. Edmondson was suspended last December after Scotland Yard, which has renewed its investigation of the hacking claims, turned up evidence indicating that he had […]

ACTRESS HAS NEW EVIDENCE IN U.K.’S HACKERGATE SCANDAL

December 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

New evidence obtained by British actress Sienna Miller suggests that Ian Edmondson, a senior editor of Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid The News of the World, was aware that a private investigator was hacking into her voicemails. Miller is suing the newspaper for breach of privacy and harassment. The evidence was part of the records seized […]

HACKERGATE: WHO KNEW WHAT, WHEN?

November 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp appeared to be exposed to the possibility of millions of dollars in lawsuits Wednesday as a judge in London ordered that police turn over to the former assistant of publicist Max Clifford any evidence that they may have that her voice mail was tapped by reporters or investigators working for Murdoch’s […]

BRITISH MP CALLS FOR MURDOCH TO TESTIFY ABOUT HACKERGATE

September 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Simon Hughes, a member of the British parliament whose telephone was hacked by the tabloid News of the World and whose testimony led to the conviction of reporter Clive Goodman and private detective Glenn Mulcaire, said Thursday that other members of parliament refused to testify against the newspaper for fear of angering Rupert Murdoch and […]