Tag Archives: News International

Now Bell Pottinger is dragged into the phone-hacking scandal as it tells News International boss Rebekah Brooks where to be arrested

Well this is all a bit peculiar and no mistake. The Daily Telegraph alleges that Lord Bell’s PR and lobbying company Bell Pottinger advised its client Rebekah Brooks (pictured), former editor of the News of the World, Sun and then ...

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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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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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Now Trinity Mirror’s People newspaper is dragged into UK phone hacking scandal

In leaked evidence submitted to an employment tribunal in 2007 former People journalist David Brown has alleged the the paper’s reporters hacked into the phones of various celebrities including TV presenters Ulrika Jonsson (pictured) and Noel Edmonds. In a witness ...

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UK’s Mail on Sunday fails to cash in on News of the World demise

This weekend’s Mail on Sunday trumpeted its status as the UK’s top selling Sunday newspaper with just over 2m sales but that must be a crushing disappointment to Associated Newspaper executives who saw MoS sales briefly hit 2.4m in the ...

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