| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, mother of News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, has died at her home outside Melbourne, Australia, at the age of 103.
The matriarch of the world's most prominent media family was well-known in Australia for her philanthropy, and...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Detective Chief Inspector April Casburn, a senior British counter-terrorism officer appeared in court to face charges tied to the police investigation into phone hacking by tabloid journalists....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:03 AM
A dozen defendants in a landmark phone-hacking inquiry tied to Rupert Murdoch's News International newspaper group appeared in London's Central Criminal Court for pre-trial hearings....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:43 AM
Britain's media regulator declared Thursday that BSkyB was a "fit and proper" holder of a broadcast license. But the agency sharply criticized James Murdoch for failing to exercise proper leadership over the phone-hacking scandal that has enveloped Rupert...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch will be invited to return to Parliament to explain his comments that suggested that bribing public officials was part of the "culture of Fleet Street," a U.K. government official said Tuesday.
Murdoch will be sent a written...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:24 PM
News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch will accept an invitation to appear before a committee of the British Parliament to discuss taped comments he made about a police investigation into journalists' phone hacking and alleged illicit payments to British...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch will appear before a committee of the British Parliament following revelations of a secret recording in which the media mogul seemed to say that illicit payments to news sources were routine in Britain.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Rupert," a stage play about the life of News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch, opened Thursday in Australia.
The Melbourne Theatre Company production, written by prominent Aussie playwright David Williamson, portrays some of the most pivotal moments in the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:35 PM
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.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:12 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at someone.
The Skinny: Sorry we're a little late this morning. Technical difficulties were the issue and punishment will be delivered. Wednesday's roundup includes the return of Keith Olbermann to television and a...