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  • Hacking Trial: Journalist Alleges 'Conspiracy' Existed at Murdoch-Owned Tabloid

    LONDON -- Dan Evans, a former journalist at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper, alleged in court Wednesday that knowledge of phone-hacking was widespread at the tabloid, and that a "very wide conspiracy" existed. Evans was speaking as a...
  • Murdoch's News of the World Accused of Hacking Prince William's Messages for Kate

    LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper allegedly hacked voicemail messages left by Prince William on the cell phone of Kate Middleton, a court in London was told Thursday. The messages, which were left by William while he was at the...
  • Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret

    Rupert Murdoch keeps succession plan a secret
    At the end of an investor conference designed to shed light on the financial future of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, the 82-year-old media baron was asked how long he planned to stick around as chief executive officer. Needham & Co. senior media...
  • Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses

    Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses
    LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct. The...
  • William C. Cox Jr. dies at 82; helped seal Dow Jones sale to Murdoch

    William C. Cox Jr., the patriarch of the Bancroft clan that controlled Dow Jones & Co. for 105 years and sold it to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in a decision sparking a family feud, died Wednesday at his home in Hobe Sound, Fla., according to his...
  • News Corp. third-quarter profit climbs; revenue up 14%

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to split into two entities, and the company's fiscal third-quarter financials illustrated why: Its cable television and film properties continue to flex their muscles while the publishing unit's profit exhibited...
  • Piers Morgan developing drama about Fleet Street tabloids for Starz

    Art is imitating life again. CNN personality and former tabloid editor Piers Morgan is going to try his hand at producing a drama about the British tabloid business in the 1970s. Morgan has signed on as an executive producer of "Fleet Street," a drama...
  • 'Murdoch's World' is a complicated one

    A year ago, word went out that Rupert Murdoch was looking to buy this newspaper. Reaction was swift, strong and all over the map. Some envisioned the father of Fox News turning The Times into another partisan mouthpiece. Others fretted over Murdoch's...
  • News Corp. hacking trial opens in Britain

    LONDON --Jury selection began Monday in the phone hacking trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch's now-shuttered News of the World tabloid and six other people, all accused in a scandal that reached into the top echelons of Britain's government...
  • 'Entourage' movie may finally happen. Freer upped at Fox.

    'Entourage' movie may finally happen. Freer upped at Fox.
    After the coffee. Before finally starting Dave Eggers' new book. The Skinny: Tough night for St. Louis as the Cardinals and Rams lost. Don't count the Cards out. If anyone can win two on the road, it's them. Tuesday's Morning Fix includes a look at...
  • Media defendants in Britain had affair, prosecution says

    Media defendants in Britain had affair, prosecution says
    LONDON -- Two former editors of Britain's News Corps being tried on phone hacking charges had an affair that lasted at least six years, the prosecution revealed Thursday. The affair between Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks, former editors of the...