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NEWS INT’L CHIEF BROOKS POCKETED $17.4 MILLION ON EXIT

December 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Reports emerged today (Thursday) that Rebekah Brooks, the former chief of News International, News Corp’s British newspaper unit, received a “golden parachute” of some $17.4 million after being forced to step down during the height of the phone-hacking scandal last year. She was arrested twice this year, once on charges of conspiring to intercept communications […]

HACKING SCANDAL SPREADS TO LONDON TIMES

February 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On his Twitter posts, Rupert Murdoch has remained oddly silent about the latest developments involving News Corp’s hacking scandal(s) in the U.K. While mentioning the latest market moves by Facebook and Google and remarking, “Things are buzzing,” Murdoch today (Friday) said nothing at all about the buzz over reports on Thursday that a crucial email exchange […]