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PARLIAMENTARY PANEL: MURDOCH NOT FIT TO RUN NEWS CORP

May 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After a months-long probe of the hacking scandal that rocked Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, a British parliamentary panel today (Tuesday) issued its final report, which included the unforeseen conclusion that Rupert Murdoch is “not a fit person” to run the company. The Commons Committee on Culture, Media and Sport had been expected to criticize some […]

U.K. GOVERNMENT ENTERS FRAY OVER MURDOCH’S BSKYB GRAB

November 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Amid growing complaints that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is gaining far too much control over the British media, Vince Cable, a member of Prime Minister David Cameron’s government, has stepped in and ordered media regulator OFCOM to investigate the “plurality issues” raised by Murdoch’s efforts to buy the 61 percent of satellite operator BSkyB that […]