Facebook woos journos in Twitter attack

2014-04-25 07:25

Facebook has launched FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or crafting stories.

Murdoch calls UK police 'disgrace' on tape

2013-07-04 11:01

Media boss Rupert Murdoch has called police investigating his News International journalists a "disgrace" in a secret recording of talks with staff from the Sun newspaper.

News Corp doubles profit to $2.4bn

2013-02-07 07:44

News Corp says its profit in the just-ended quarter more than doubled to $2.38bn, helped by a reorganisation bringing in results from global broadcasting units.

Ex-Murdoch aide given £7m pay-off

2012-10-16 08:19

Former newspaper chief Rebekah Brooks received a pay-off of more than £7m following her resignation from News International last year, says the Financial Times.

Journalist, policeman held in UK hacking

2012-08-07 15:38

British police have arrested a journalist and a policeman for alleged corruption as a result of information provided by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, says Scotland Yard.

Phone hacking: Cameron ex-aide charged

2012-07-24 14:03

British prosecutors have charged Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief Andy Coulson and former tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks with phone hacking.

Rupert Murdoch: Scientologists are evil

2012-07-02 11:40

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has weighed in on the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce, saying he thinks Scientologists are "creepy" and possibly even evil.

Murdoch 'pushed Blair on Iraq'

2012-06-16 11:47

Rupert Murdoch took part in an "over-crude" attempt by US Republicans to push Tony Blair into action before the invasion of Iraq, the former British PM's ex-media chief claims.

Murdoch urged Major to change policy

2012-06-12 15:04

Media baron Rupert Murdoch tried to persuade former Conservative Prime Minister John Major to change his policy on Europe in return for support from his newspapers, an inquiry has heard.

Gordon Brown faces press inquiry

2012-06-11 13:00

British ex-premier Gordon Brown has faced a grilling by the press ethics inquiry sparked by the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World.


Murdoch doesn't like us: Rudd

2013-08-06 08:57

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says it is clear media mogul Rupert Murdoch is against the Labour government but it is for others to question whether it is for commercial reasons.

News Corp to sell Sky New Zealand stake

2013-03-04 07:46

News Corp has announced it will sell its 44% stake in New Zealand's Sky Network Television for a reported $671m.

Rebekah Brooks given £7m pay-off - report

2012-10-16 10:00

Former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks received a pay-off totalling more than £7m following her resignation from Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper group, says a report.

Murdoch daughter urges morality in media

2012-08-24 08:00

Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of Australian-born tycoon Rupert, has urged the media to concentrate on morals as well as profit during a speech to television executives.

Murdoch digital 'newspaper' cuts staff

2012-08-01 14:01

The Daily, a digital-only news publication championed by News Corporation founder Rupert Murdoch, is laying off nearly a third of its staff.

Murdoch quits boards of UK newspapers

2012-07-23 08:25

Rupert Murdoch has resigned as director of a number of companies behind British newspapers The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, a spokesperson said.

News Corporation considers two-way split

2012-06-26 12:00

Australian stock in Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has jumped 2.41% after a report that the company may be split in half.

Cameron denies deals with Murdoch empire

2012-06-14 13:04

Prime Minister David Cameron has dismissed claims that his party made covert deals with Rupert Murdoch's media empire as he faces a grilling at Britain's press ethics inquiry.

Brown: Murdoch tabloid undermined war

2012-06-11 17:43

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has accused a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid of personally attacking him, failing the British people and undermining the war in Afghanistan.

Blair appears at media ethics inquiry

2012-05-28 13:00

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been questioned by an inquiry into media ethics set up to deal with the fallout from the phone hacking scandal at News Corporation.

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