Rupert Murdoch http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27545/all en News International buys Premier League video clip rights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/news-international-buys-premier-league-video-clip-rights <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Keith Weir</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - News International has bought rights to show online clips of action from English Premier League soccer games to help to drive subscriptions to its newspaper websites.</p> <p>News International is the British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp empire. Murdoch has a history of using sporting rights to encourage subscribers to sign up for pay television services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/news-international-buys-premier-league-video-clip-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:16:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738454 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-British officials admit selling secrets to Murdoch's Sun tabloid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-british-officials-admit-selling-secrets-murdochs-sun-t <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) - A former policeman and an ex-prison officer admitted on Friday to selling information to the Sun, a British tabloid newspaper owned by Rupert Murdoch, in the first guilty pleas to come out of a huge police investigation into wrongdoing by journalists.</p> <p>The charges stemmed from an inquiry launched in 2011 into allegations journalists from Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World newspaper had hacked into mobile phone voicemail messages.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-british-officials-admit-selling-secrets-murdochs-sun-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:00:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777170 at http://www.globalpost.com UK ex-cop jailed for selling story to Murdoch tabloid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130510/uk-ex-cop-jailed-selling-story-murdoch-tabloid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A former British policeman was jailed for 10 months on Thursday for selling a story to Rupert Murdoch's top-selling tabloid The Sun and trying to sell other information about headline-grabbing cases.</p> <p>James Bowes, 30, was sentenced at London's Old Bailey court after pleading guilty to misconduct in a public office last month.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130510/uk-ex-cop-jailed-selling-story-murdoch-tabloid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Law News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch AFP Fri, 10 May 2013 16:19:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5835011 at http://www.globalpost.com Two more journalists from Murdoch's UK titles to be charged http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130708/two-more-journalists-murdochs-uk-titles-be-charged <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - The head of news at Rupert Murdoch's British Sun tabloid is to be charged with authorizing illegal payments to police and army officials, prosecutors said on Monday, the latest senior figure from the media mogul's newspapers to face criminal charges.</p> <p>Chris Pharo is to be charged with conspiring with prison officers, including those based at a high-security psychiatric hospital, police officers from three forces, and British army officers to commit misconduct in a public office.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130708/two-more-journalists-murdochs-uk-titles-be-charged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Thomson Reuters Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:01:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5878583 at http://www.globalpost.com Charges in UK bribery probe stretch outside of Murdoch empire for 1st time http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130708/uk-prosecutors-charge-3-more-journalists-bribery-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON - U.K. officials are for the first time charging a journalist outside of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper empire as part of an ongoing investigation into bribery of public officials.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130708/uk-prosecutors-charge-3-more-journalists-bribery-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch The Canadian Press Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:36:49 +0000 The Canadian Press 5878536 at http://www.globalpost.com Former UK PM Blair offered to advise Murdoch over phone-hacking http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140219/former-uk-pm-blair-offered-advise-murdoch-over-phone-hacking-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Michael Holden and Kate Holton</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to act as an unofficial adviser to Rupert Murdoch during his media empire's phone-hacking scandal, suggesting the firm follow steps he took to address Iraq War anger, a London court heard on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140219/former-uk-pm-blair-offered-advise-murdoch-over-phone-hacking-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Thomson Reuters Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:01:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6074953 at http://www.globalpost.com Protégée's acquittal boosts Murdoch, but spell over UK politics broken http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140624/protegees-acquittal-boosts-murdoch-spell-over-uk-politics-broke <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kate Holton and Michael Holden</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - The acquittal of Rupert Murdoch's protegee over phone hacking at his News of the World tabloid is a relief for the 83-year-old tycoon and his businesses, although his 40 year spell over British politics is probably still broken for good.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140624/protegees-acquittal-boosts-murdoch-spell-over-uk-politics-broke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Politics Rupert Murdoch Rupert Murdoch Thomson Reuters Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:03:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6185825 at http://www.globalpost.com Murdoch protegee Brooks cleared of all hacking charges in UK trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140624/murdoch-protege-brooks-cleared-all-hacking-charges-uk-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Michael Holden and Kate Holton</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, was acquitted on Tuesday of orchestrating a campaign to hack into phones and bribe officials in the hunt for exclusive news.</p> <p>A jury at London's Old Bailey cleared Brooks unanimously but found Andy Coulson, Prime Minister David Cameron's former media chief and ex-editor of one of Murdoch's British titles, guilty of being part of the phone-hacking conspiracy after a seven-month trial.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140624/murdoch-protege-brooks-cleared-all-hacking-charges-uk-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Thomson Reuters Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:19:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6185630 at http://www.globalpost.com Murdoch in Britain amid police quiz rumours http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140626/murdoch-britain-amid-police-quiz-rumours <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>News Corporation executive chairman Rupert Murdoch was in London on Thursday, amid reports that police want to question him in the wake of the phone-hacking trial.</p> <p>The 83-year-old US-based media mogul flew into London, after the high-profile trial concluded with the conviction of Andy Coulson, one of his former British newspaper editors.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140626/murdoch-britain-amid-police-quiz-rumours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Rupert Murdoch AFP Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:02:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6187852 at http://www.globalpost.com Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140626/despite-london-acquittals-us-probe-news-corp-continues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Hosenball</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp's &lt;NWSA.O&gt; U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140626/despite-london-acquittals-us-probe-news-corp-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law News Corp News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal Rupert Murdoch Thomson Reuters Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:30:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6188594 at http://www.globalpost.com