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Chinese are 'still hacking' WSJ

Rupert Murdoch tweets that the Wall Street Journal newspaper is still being attacked by Chinese hackers.


Murdoch's Times faces email hacking damages claim

Times of London Email Hacking

Rupert Murdoch's Times of London is facing a claim for exemplary damages after admitting hacking into the email of an anonymous police blogger to expose his identity, lawyer Mark Lewis told Reuters on Friday.


News Corp scandal spreads with Sun reporter arrest

The phone hacking scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's News Corp threatened to spread to other titles on Friday, as sources said a journalist at the Sun newspaper had been arrested over allegations of police bribery.


Lawyer: Phone hacking legal action to begin in US

A lawyer for many of Britain's phone hacking victims said Friday that legal action would be launched in the United States against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.


Top Tabloid Editors Endorsed Hacking, Letter Says

Top Tabloid Editors Endorsed Hacking, Letter Says

A high-profile parliamentary panel investigating phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch’s now-defunct News of the World tabloid released embarrassing new evidence Tuesday that the practice of intercepting voice mail had been widely discussed at the newspaper, contradicting assertions by its owners and editors.


Murdochs face questions in UK parliament

News Corp Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch and his son James face questions from parliament on Tuesday in a phone-hacking scandal that has rocked Britain's establishment right up to Prime Minister David Cameron.


Rupert Murdoch apologizes

News Corp. owner Rupert Murdoch apologized for the phone-hacking scandal ignited by revelations about his News of the World newspaper in an advertisement to appear Saturday in British newspapers.


Murdochs to face UK government inquiry, FBI to probe News Corp

Rupert Murdoch on Thursday caved in to pressure from Britain's parliament to answer questions over alleged crimes at one of his newspapers and denied that News Corp was drawing up plans to separate its newspaper holdings.


Legal head of Murdoch’s News International quits

Tom Crone, the legal manager at the Rupert Murdoch U.K. newspaper arm fighting widespread hacking allegations, has left the company, a source has told Reuters.


Former British PM says Murdoch’s papers hired ‘known criminals’

Former British PM says Murdoch’s papers hired ‘known criminals’

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown charged Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers hired “known criminals” to obtain information about him, and a senior police official said he was sure his own phone was hacked, as a mounting scandal threatened to further damage Murdoch’s media empire.


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