Tag Archives: phone hacking scandal

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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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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Guardian lines up agencies for rescue mission

The Guardian newspaper is reviewing its ad account, historically one of UK adland’s trophy accounts although the cash-strapped paper is only expected to spend about £2m with the lucky winner. As you’d expect the pitch numbers some of adland’s finest: ...

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