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
Editor Says He Wasn't Aware of Dowler Phone Hacking LONDON—Andy Coulson told jurors in the monthslong phone-hacking trial here that he had no role in ... Soon after, News Corp shut the 168-year-old tabloid, and Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch apologized to the Dowler family. Mr. Coulson, who stands ... 04/16/2014 - 5:41 pm | View Link
Prosecutors to charge Coulson, Brooks over U.K. phone hacking British Prime Minister David Cameron’s ex-media chief and Rupert Murdoch’s former U.K. newspaper boss are to be charged with phone-hacking offences in the most significant development in a scandal that has rocked Britain’s establishment. Prosecutors ... 07/24/2012 - 7:17 am | View Link
Rupert Murdoch tells British court his political clout is overstated Media mogul Rupert Murdoch cast ... the first place was because of the phone-hacking scandal engulfing his giant News Corp., which sparked a judicial inquiry into media practices. Or that dozens of journalists at Murdoch-owned papers have been arrested ... 04/25/2012 - 3:51 pm | View Link
Murdoch denies political influence, Cameron disagrees Global media tycoon Rupert Murdoch spent hours Wednesday downplaying his political influence, even as British ... he does not believe in journalists using phone hacking or private detectives, calling it "a lazy way of reporters doing their job." 04/25/2012 - 1:36 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
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Ex-Tabloid Executive Acquitted in British Phone Hacking ... Ravi Somaiya, a Times media correspondent, on the fallout from the acquittal of Rebekah Brooks, the former Murdoch newspaper editor, on charges of phone ... 03/27/2015 - 11:59 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 ... 03/27/2015 - 8:39 am | View Website
Fox News Boycott | FNC truth, lies and advertisers exposed! FOX News’ parent company, News Corporation, is embroiled in a phone hacking scandal that has shone a spotlight on the detestable practices its owner, Rupert Murdoch ... 03/25/2015 - 4:37 am | View Website
Students in Montreal were met with pepper spray and tear gas when they attempted to advance on a line of police officers. Hundreds of students are in Montreal protesting the Quebec government's budget plan.
Storage has enormous value as the amount of information being stored increases. This is driving the need for various types of storage technologies as well as new storage systems software in order to manage the need to work with all this content. We expect more interesting things in the future—in fact we recently heard that a Seagate executive was talking about bringing back 5.25” HDDs to meet the storage needs of big data centers!
The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them.
The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved.
Many are migrant workers abandoned by their boat captains after the government passed a moratorium on foreign fishing five months ago, according to the International Organization for Migration in Indonesia, which released the figure Friday.