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EX-NEWS CORP EXECS FACE OFFICIAL REPRIMAND

May 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Three executives who once held high positions at Rupert Murdoch’s News International, the umbrella company for News Corp’s British newspapers, are likely to be summoned to the bar of the House of Commons, where they are expected to receive a rare dressing-down for allegedly misleading Parliament over the phone-hacking scandal. They are Colin Myler, the […]

NEWS CORP HACKING PROBE RESUMES IN PARLIAMENT

October 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Former Dow Jones chief Les Hinton, who headed News International at the time that its News of the World tabloid was hacking into the voicemail of politicians and celebrities, was questioned by video hookup by a Parliamentary committee today about his knowledge of the illegal interceptions. In particularly members of the Commons Culture, Media and […]

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 […]

NEWS CORP SCANDAL HITS U.S. AS WALL ST. JOURNAL CHIEF QUITS

July 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Les Hinton, CEO of Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal and the Dow Jones news service resigned today (Friday), becoming the first high-profile casualty in America of the continued scandal stemming from allegations of telephone hacking by the now-shuttered News of the World. Hinton had headed News International, the umbrella group for News Corp’s British newspapers, […]