BBC faces dilemma as anti-Thatcher song tops chart Opponents of the late Margaret Thatcher are taking a kind of musical revenge on the former prime minister, pushing the song "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her polarizing policies. More
Rupert Murdoch tells British court his political clout is overstated Forget that the reason he was summoned to appear in court in the first place was because of the phone-hacking scandal engulfing ... News of the World. "It's a lazy way of reporters not doing their job properly," said Murdoch, who shut down the tabloid ... 04/25/2012 - 3:51 pm | View Link
Rupert Murdoch on phone hacking: ‘That’s a lazy way of reporting’ Rupert Murdoch testifies in London ... before parliament last summer--denounced phone hacking, but not the editorial goal. "I don't believe in using hacking, in using private detectives or whatever, that's a lazy way of reporters not doing their job ... 04/25/2012 - 12:16 pm | View Link
Rupert Murdoch denies receiving favors from British government officials Murdoch is arguably the most highly anticipated of the 266 witnesses to have appeared before the Leveson Inquiry, which Prime Minister David Cameron set up in July amid a phone-hacking scandal at one of the media titan’s tabloids. And his testimony did ... 04/25/2012 - 10:21 am | View Link
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News International phone hacking scandal The News International phone-hacking scandal is a controversy involving the now defunct News of the World and other British newspapers published by News International ... 12/20/2014 - 3:07 am | View Website
Rupert Murdoch In July 2011 Rupert Murdoch, along with his son James, provided testimony before a British parliamentary committee regarding phone hacking. In the U.K., his media ... 12/19/2014 - 2:57 pm | View Website
The British Tabloid Phone-Hacking Scandal Who Will Win the Media Battle of Britain? A phone hacking scandal provokes a public outcry, a political uproar and a media power struggle. 12/19/2014 - 2:28 pm | View Website
With lending rates near a record low buying a home is looking more and more attractive. However, far too many homebuyers are still making critical mistakes. Here are five that need to be nipped in the bud right now.
Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic, according to a German researcher who discovered the problem.
The Pentagon announced Saturday that four detainees have been sent home to Afghanistan from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as part of the U. S. government's ongoing release of former terrorism suspects who have been held for years.
Mohammed Islam, a 17-year-old high school senior, faced a camera in the fluorescent-lit offices of his press representatives and told an audience of strangers that his father wasn’t speaking to him: “My dad’s always told me to be truthful and I went against everything he said. I can’t even express how I can’t speak properly to him any more”.
For pro-democracy activists in this former Portuguese colony turned Asia’s gambling mecca, 2014 – the 15th anniversary of the territory’s return to Chinese rule – has been both the best and worst of times.