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Murdoch discussed TV station acquisition with Cameron

James Murdoch has told an ethics inquiry that he had previously discussed News Corp's bid to take control of pay-TV giant BSkyB with David Cameron.

Hacking scandal continues to haunt Murdoch Jnr

Media executive James Murdoch has buckled under pressure and is relinquishing his position as chairperson at British Sky Broadcasting.

James Murdoch steps down as News International CEO

Rupert Murdoch's son James has decided to step down as CEO at his father's troubled British publishing unit, News International.

Tabloid battle hots up in New York

Former <em>News of the World</em> editor, Colin Myler, has taken over at the <em>New York Daily News</em>.

Irate Murdoch dismisses ‘mafia boss’ accusation

James Murdoch has denied misleading British lawmakers about the extent of his knowledge of phone-hacking at the <em>News of the World</em>.

Pension-fund advisers push for Murdochs to step down

The campaign to unseat members of the Murdoch family from their positions has spread to the US, with a recommendation from an influential adviser.

James Murdoch: Man of many fabrications and few friends

James Murdoch may not be facing jail, but he will struggle to argue his way out of this corner.

Rupert Murdoch taps Chase Carey as next in line

Rupert Murdoch acknowledged for the first time publicly that his son James is not the preferred choice to succeed him as News Corp CEO.

Mother of murdered UK girl on hacking list, says charity

The mother of a murdered British schoolgirl was targeted by a private investigator working for Rupert Murdoch's <i>News of the World</i>.

James Murdoch under pressure over hacking testimony

News Corp executive James Murdoch was under pressure on Monday over his handling of a phone-hacking scandal.

Murdoch junior accused of misleading MPs

James Murdoch was accused of misleading British MPs by saying he did not know that phone hacking at <i>News of the World</i> went beyond one reporter.

Too early to write off Rupert Murdoch as CEO?

"No," Murdoch firmly told a British parliamentary hearing on Tuesday, when asked if he would resign over the phone-hacking scandal.

Murdoch eats humble pie

Murdoch was spattered with what appeared to be white foam in a foil pie dish, interrupting the hearing into the phone hacking scandal.

Murdoch: Most humble day of my life

Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, gave evidence in the British Parliament on Tuesday on the phone-hacking and corruption scandal.

Brits ponder press reform after phone hacking scandal

Britain has been transfixed by the phone hacking scandal that has shaken its media world. But will it really change the nation's press?

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