Rupert Murdoch http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20192/all en Rupert Murdoch and sons re-elected to News Corp. board http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/111021/rupert-murdoch-news-corp-board <p> Rupert Murdoch apologized for the phone hacking scandal, but defended his company against angered investors at the News Corporation&#39;s board meeting in Los Angeles on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/111021/rupert-murdoch-news-corp-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Corp. News of the World Rupert Murdoch Business United Kingdom United States Sat, 22 Oct 2011 00:24:00 +0000 Catherine Lyons 5678848 at http://www.globalpost.com Phone Hacking Scandal Revisited http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/phone-hacking-scandal-revisited What did James Murdoch know in the phone-hacking scandal and when did he know it? We'll probably never find out.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/phone-hacking-scandal-revisited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home James Murdoch News International News of the World phone-hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Europa GlobalPost Blogs Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:46:17 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5684194 at http://www.globalpost.com British tabloid editor to take helm of New York Daily News http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/british-tabloid-editor-take-helm-new-york-daily-news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Colin Myler was the last editor of the now defunct News of the World, epicenter of the phone-hacking scandal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Colin Myler is one of a very short list - editors-in-chief of big circulation daily tabloid newspapers. Most are either British or Australian. New York Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman has a track record of hiring Brits to run the paper and that may explain why he decided to overlook Myler&#39;s connections to the phone-hacking scandal.</p> <p> Myler replaces Kevin Convey, a Boston guy and former editor of the Boston Herald, who had been editing the NYDN for less than two years.</p> <p> It is also possible Zuckerman hired Myler to get under the skin of his great commercial rival, Rupert Murdoch, owner of the New York Post.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/british-tabloid-editor-take-helm-new-york-daily-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Boston Herald Home James Murdoch Mort Zuckerman New York Daily News New York Post News of the World phone-hacking scandal Regions Rupert Murdoch Americas Europe United Kingdom United States Europa GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 05 Jan 2012 08:39:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5686024 at http://www.globalpost.com European woes for Current TV as CEO charges foul play http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/european-woes-current-tv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> British branch of Al Gore's liberal channel loses pay cable deal. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> As if its Keith Olbermann <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/01/06/DD551MLGG2.DTL">headache</a> isn&#39;t bad enough, Current has been told that it will be dropped by BSkyB, Britain&#39;s largest cable-TV operator. Sky provided funds for Current&#39;s British operations</p> <p> Sky is part-owned by Rupert Murdoch&#39;s News Corp. Murdoch scrapped plans to buy Sky outright last summer following the phone-hacking scandal at his British newspaper, the News of the World.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/european-woes-current-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Gore BSkyB Current TV Home Keith Olbermann News of the World Regions Rupert Murdoch Entertainment Europe Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:22:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5687052 at http://www.globalpost.com Phone-hacking scandal: payday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/phone-hacking-scandal-payday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 18 Phone-hacking victims receive more than a million dollars combined from Rupert Murdoch's News International </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> <strong>UPDATE:&nbsp; The total number of plaintiffs who settled with News International is now 37.</strong> Only 15 have had their names made public including Jude Law.</p> <p> Phone-hacking victim Jude Law received the largest pay-out: &pound;130,000 ($201,264). Law&#39;s attorney&nbsp; read a statement to the court on the actor&#39;s behalf, &quot;no aspect of my private life was safe from intrusion by News Group newspapers, including the lives of my children and the people who work for me.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/phone-hacking-scandal-payday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Cameron Home Jude Law News International News of the World phone-hacking phone-hacking scandal Rebekah Brooks Regions Rupert Murdoch Europe United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5688095 at http://www.globalpost.com More woes for Rupert Murdoch's British papers. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/more-woes-rupert-murdochs-british-papers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Top newsroom reporters and editors arrested at Murdoch's The Sun, Britain's largest selling daily paper </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Rupert Murdoch is <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/rupertmurdoch">tweeting</a> away today (but so far he sin&#39;t tweeting this: his incredibly profitable British daily tabloid The Sun is now under tremendous pressure. Over the weekend five senior newsroom people were <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/feb/12/inside-wapping-news-international-crisis">arrested</a> and released on bail.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/more-woes-rupert-murdochs-british-papers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home News Corp phone hacking scandal Regions Rupert Murdoch The Sun Americas Europe United Kingdom On Europe United States Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:23:05 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5691529 at http://www.globalpost.com Rupert Murdoch empire's roller coaster ride goes through whiplash turn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/rupert-murdoch-empires-roller-coaster-ride-goes-through-whiplash- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New revelations of phone-hacking and corruption ruin British debut of the mogul's new Sunday paper </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Yesterday, Rupert Murdoch launched a new Sunday newspaper to replace the defunct News of the World.The NoW was closed suddenly last July when the phone hacking scandal exploded around it.</p> <p> The new newspaper was called the Sun on Sunday. The Sun is Murdoch&#39;s daily tabloid, his most successful and notorious newspaper here. Today the Sun became embroiled in revelations that are arguably more dangerous to the Murdoch empire than the phone hacking at the NoW.</p> <p> At the Leveson Enquiry, set up in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal, the Metropolitan Police&#39;s Deputy Assistant Commissioner Sue Akers, in charge of the investigation into illegal activities at News International, publisher of Murdoch&#39;s newspapers here, gave an interim <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/feb/27/sun-culture-illegal-payments-leveson">report</a>.</p> <p> She painted a picture of systematic corruption of public officials by The Sun. One public official received &pound;80,000 ($126,500) over a period of years to provide confidential information about individuals to the paper.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/rupert-murdoch-empires-roller-coaster-ride-goes-through-whiplash-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charlotte Church. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FBI Home Leveson Enquiry News Corp News International News of the World phone-hacking scandal Regions Rupert Murdoch The Sun Europe United Kingdom On Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:17:54 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5693731 at http://www.globalpost.com James Murdoch steps down as head of News International http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/james-murdoch-steps-down-head-news-international <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The younger Murdoch had been in the firing line over the company&#39;s response to the phone-hacking scandal.</p> <p> The line coming from News Corp, the parent company of all Rupert Murdoch&#39;s businesses, is this is no big deal. <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/feb/29/james-murdoch-resigns-news-international-chairman">James Murdoch</a> is deputy COO of News Corp and his move to New York has been long planned. News International, which runs News Corp&#39;s British newspaper holdings, is a fairly small part of the Murdoch empire, so resigning that title is to be expected.</p> <p> They can spin it any way they want but you can&#39;t tell me that on July 1st of last year that was the plan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/james-murdoch-steps-down-head-news-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home James Murdoch News Corp News International News of the World phone-hacking scandal Regions Rupert Murdoch The Sun Americas Europe United Kingdom On Europe United States Europa GlobalPost Blogs Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:35:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5694067 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Rupert Murdoch grilled at phone-hacking inquiry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-rupert-murdoch-grilled-at-phone-hacking-inquiry Rupert Murdoch is testifying at a UK inquiry into media ethics, established as a result of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. The billionaire media baron has revealed details of meetings with senior UK politicians, but denied trying to influence Margaret Thatcher.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-rupert-murdoch-grilled-at-phone-hacking-inquiry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Chatter United Kingdom Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:55:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5701765 at http://www.globalpost.com Rupert Murdoch 'not fit' to run international company, say British MPs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120501/rupert-murdoch-not-fit-to-run-international-company The panel said Rupert Murdoch was "not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120501/rupert-murdoch-not-fit-to-run-international-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Corp. phone-hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch United Kingdom Tue, 01 May 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5702710 at http://www.globalpost.com News Corp could be split up, Wall Street Journal reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/120626/news-corp-split-up-rupert-murdoch-wall-street-journal The Murdoch family would remain in control of both new companies, the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal reports.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/120626/news-corp-split-up-rupert-murdoch-wall-street-journal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Companies Media News News Corp. Rupert Murdoch Business Entertainment United Kingdom United States Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:48:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5709449 at http://www.globalpost.com News Corp to be split in two, Rupert Murdoch confirms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/120628/news-corp-split-up-rupert-murdoch-confirms <!--paging_filter--><p>News Corp. has confirmed that it plans to divide its publishing and entertainment assets into two separate companies.&nbsp;</p> <p>The board gave its approval yesterday for management to pursue the move, according to the firm&#39;s <a href="http://www.newscorp.com/news/news_535.html">statement</a>.</p> <p><strong>More from Globalpost: <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/120626/news-corp-split-up-rupert-murdoch-wall-street-journal">News Corp. to be split up?</a></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/120628/news-corp-split-up-rupert-murdoch-confirms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Companies Media News News Corp. Rupert Murdoch Business United Kingdom United States Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:44:03 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5709800 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-Murdoch aides Brooks, Coulson charged with bribery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121120/ex-murdoch-aides-brooks-coulson-charged-bribery Rebekah Brooks is charged with paying up to $160,000 in bribes to public officials. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121120/ex-murdoch-aides-brooks-coulson-charged-bribery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rupert Murdoch United Kingdom Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:06:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5726626 at http://www.globalpost.com