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Old fox no longer ‘fit to rule’

The head of a global media empire Rupert Murdoch has been singled out for fierce criticism by parliamentarians in Britain.

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.

BSkyB hikes dividend by 20%, to buy back shares

BSkyB confirmed widespread speculation by announcing a big return of cash to shareholders while reporting a 23% gain in operating profit.

9/11 victims’ relatives to meet attorney general

Relatives of victims of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York are to meet the attorney general to discuss allegations that journalists working for News

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.

Scandal exposes scale of elite rot

Hacking revelations ram home the reality that the United Kingdom is more corrupt than many believe.

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.

UK government defends Murdoch ties

Britain's Conservative-led government denied on Saturday that it was too close to Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit media empire.

News Corp’s Brooks feels ‘deep sense of responsibility’

Rebekah Brooks, CEO of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper wing, has said she felt a "deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt".

News Corp pins hopes on Murdoch’s right-hand man

Shareholders say the favourite hoped to succeed News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch is an "operational counterweight" who will stabilise the company.

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