Thursday, November 22, 2018

AFTER 9-MONTH PROBE, LEVESON ISSUES MILD REPORT ON UK MEDIA

November 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For an investigation that was triggered by the alleged misdeeds of News Corp’s British subsidiary, News International, whose tabloids, the now-defunct News of the World and The Sun, were accused of hacking the voicemail of thousands of citizens and paying bribes to police and other officials for information, there was surprisingly scant criticism of Rupert […]

WOLFF OUT AT ADWEEK AFTER ROW WITH PUBLISHER

October 19, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

After a much-rumored dispute with James Finkelstein, chairman of Prometheus Global Media, Michael Wolff has stepped down as editorial director of Adweek. Wolff had overseen the remake of Adweek from a typical trade publication to one that often dealt with many of the issues facing the media world. The author of Rupert Murdoch: The Man […]

MURDOCH BIOGRAPHER ACCUSES RUPERT OF LYING TO PARLIAMENT

July 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Michael Wolff, the author of the Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News, has accused Murdoch of lying to a Parliamentary committee last week when he stated that he had little involvement with the now-shuttered News of the World. In his testimony, Murdoch said: “The News of the World perhaps I lost sight […]