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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 […]

NEW BRITISH GOVERNMENT WITHDRAWS BFI FUNDS

June 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Struggling to come to grips with the country’s soaring deficit, the new British government said Thursday that it has scrapped plans to contribute $67 million to the construction of a new home for the British Film Institute. In announcing the decision, Jeremy Hunt, the new head of the government’s Dept. of Culture, Olympics, Media and […]