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NEWS CORP HACKING SCANDAL HITS U.S. SHORES

April 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The telephone hacking scandal that has disrupted Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp operations in Britain is being carried to his front door in the U.S. British lawyer Mark Lewis, who represents several figures who claim that they were victims of the hacking — and whose own voicemails were hacked by a private detective and a reporter […]

NEWS CORP SHAREHOLDERS MOUNTING NEW REVOLT AGAINST MURDOCH

March 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Several prominent News Corp shareholders reportedly are prepared to try again to oust James Murdoch from the board of the media giant following his decision to step down as head of News International, the scandal-plagued division that oversees the company’s U.K. newspapers. A shareholders’ revolt last year that also sought James Murdoch’s removal from the […]

WIKILEAKS FOUNDER SAYS HE’S HOLDING MURDOCH FILES AS “INSURANCE”

January 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Wikileaks head leaker Julian Assange said Wednesday that he has withheld release of a stack of presumably damaging files about Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation as “insurance … if something happens to me or to WikiLeaks.” He also said that he has withheld more than 500 secret U.S. diplomatic cables concerning one unnamed broadcasting organization. […]