read the news // live the culture

Articles related to rupert murdoch

Tony Blair accused of giving phone hacking advice to Brooks and Murdoch

Tony Blair accused of giving phone hacking advice to Brooks and Murdoch

An email sent by Rebekah Brooks six days before she was arrested in connection with the phone hacking scandal was this morning read out in court, alleging that Tony Blair had offered his services to her, Rupert and James Murdoch as an [read more]

Secret Murdoch recording reveals his regret at aiding police over phone-hacking scandal

Secret Murdoch recording reveals his regret at aiding police over phone-hacking scandal

In a secret recording, obtained by the investigation website Exaro, Rupert Murdoch has revealed his regret in aiding the police over the phone-hacking scandal which engulfed News Corporation in 2011. The recording from March this year is [read more]

Rupert Murdoch resigns as News International Director

Rupert Murdoch resigns as News International Director

Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International leading to speculation that he is preparing to sell the newspaper group. His departure from the NI group follows strings of other resignation from Times Newspaper Holding, [read more]

News Corp split could be confirmed by Thursday

News Corp split could be confirmed by Thursday

Murdoch’s News Corp has confirmed that the company is considering splitting into two separate sections, with one publishing sector and one profitable film and television sector. The information, leaked to Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal [read more]

Alastair Campbell claims Murdoch called Blair to avoid Iraq war delays

Alastair Campbell claims Murdoch called Blair to avoid Iraq war delays

The latest claim in the former Director of Communications’ diary, currently being serialised in The Guardian, is that media mogul Rupert Murdoch made three phone calls to former Prime Minister Tony Blair urging him not to delay the [read more]

Tory unpopularity soars after fifth U-turn

Tory unpopularity soars after fifth U-turn

The Tories have been forced into another U-turn after the government’s “bewildering” budget hit another snag over capping charity tax for the rich. Plans to remove tax breaks for the wealthy when they give money to charities were [read more]

Select committee finds the Murdochs not suitable to govern News Corp

Select committee finds the Murdochs not suitable to govern News Corp

Rupert Murdoch was branded unfit to run a major international company by a committee of MPs today following his role as the chairman of News Corporation amidst the phone-hacking scandal. In a report put together by the Commons’ [read more]

News International starts to compensate phone hacking victims

News International starts to compensate phone hacking victims

While it has been well-documented that crime doesn’t pay, it suddenly appears that acknowledgement of possible illegalities certainly does. News International has announced that 18 phone hacking settlements have been agreed following the [read more]

The Leveson inquiry: Hugh Grant testifies

The Leveson inquiry: Hugh Grant testifies

The subject of phone hacking reared its ugly head again today as witnesses were called to give evidence at The Leveson Inquiry into media standards. The day began with Bob and Sally Dowler taking the stand to tell of the moment when they [read more]

Mother of 7/7 victim sues News Corp

Mother of 7/7 victim sues News Corp

The mother of a man who died in the 7/7 terrorist attacks has been the first individual affected by the attacks to launch a civil case against News Corp. Sheila Henry, whose son Christian Small was killed in the explosion at Russell Square [read more]

 Page 1 of 2  1  2 »

latest articles

Back with a bang: an interview with James Walsh
Back with a bang: an interview with James Walsh

James Walsh is the lead singer of post-Brit Pop band Starsailor, who have been on hiatus for several years. Walsh is [read more]

Matt Cardle at Shepherd’s Bush Empire | Live review
Matt Cardle at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

It was pretty obvious that the judges of X-Factor knew exactly what they were thinking when they granted Matt Cardle [read more]

The Other Woman | Movie review
The Other Woman

Carly (Cameron Diaz) is an attractive hot shot lawyer from New York City, who up until now has seen success in all but [read more]

Five must-see exhibitions in London for your Easter 2014
Five must-see exhibitions in London for your Easter 2014

With a four-day weekend to look forward to, Easter is the perfect time for visiting galleries. Here is a helpful [read more]

Teachers’ unions meet to discuss calls for strike action over pay and pensions
Teachers’ unions meet to discuss calls for strike action over pay and pensions

Britain’s two biggest teachers’ unions are meeting today, for their annual Easter conference, to hear calls for [read more]

Archives