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James Murdoch defies his Parliamentary inquisitors – for now

News Corporation deputy COO James Murdoch did pretty well before his UK Parliamentary Culture, Media and Sport inquisitors today – rebuffing the testimony of former News of the World editor Colin Myler and former legal manager Tom Krone that he ...

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If James Murdoch can talk his way out of this one he deserves to succeed his dad at News Corporation

News Corporation deputy COO James Murdoch faces a British Parliamentary Committee this afternoon who will quiz him on his knowledge of phone hacking and various other forms of surveillance carried on routinely at the now-defunct News of the World, of ...

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Murdochs are on the couch says Vanity Fair as family squabbles over succession following phone hacking scandal

Rupert Murdoch’s children have been consulting a pyschologist to try to sort out the family succession to dad Rupert, founder, chairman and CEO of $44bn News Corporation, according to a report by Sarah Ellison in Vanity Fair. These family confabs ...

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Embattled News Corporation puts its money into more old-time religion

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has hardly seemed to be on the side of the angels recently, still suffering the fall-out from the News of the World phone hacking scandal. Among other things this cost it the long-desired $12bn deal to ...

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Independent shareholders want James Murdoch out of News Corporation

About 80 per cent of non-aligned or independent shareholders do anyway according to this analysis by the BBC’s Robert Peston of votes cast at last Friday’s AGM of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation. Nearly as many want elder brother Lachlan to ...

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Tuesday September 29, 2009 at the Labour Party conference – was this the day the wheels came off the News Corporation chariot?

The scene was Brighton, England and embattled UK prime minister Gordon Brown had just tried (and mostly failed) to rally his battered troops. Leading Labour politicos at the party conference were no doubt looking forward to a few sustaining snifters ...

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