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Journalists believe news and opinion are separate, but readers can’t tell the difference

With many readers coming to news sites from social media links, they may not pay attention to the subtle clues that mark a story published by the opinion staff

Hack-in-chief ‘tried to hide paper’s trail’

This story of hidden phones and computers belongs in a spy novel, not a phone-hacking trial.

Hacks plead guilty to phone conspiracy

Three former news editors from the News of the World have pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to hack cellphones.

Murdoch phone hacking ‘trial of the century’ starts

The first trial from the phone-hacking scandal that sank Rupert Murdoch's News of the World has opened.

Phone-hacking trial to begin in September 2013

The first trial stemming from the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World is set to begin on September 9 2013.

Journalists, cops held in UK corruption probe

A British police officer and two journalists from Rupert Murdoch's the Sun tabloid newspaper have been arrested on suspicion of corruption.

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.

Brooks arrest ends years of denial

Questioning of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has put to bed the company's 'rogue reporter' defence once and for all.

Murdoch’s anticipated Sun tabloid coming soon

Rupert Murdoch said he wanted his new <em>Sun on Sunday</em> tabloid to sell well over two-million copies as it was about to roll off the presses.

Rupert Murdoch begins work on his new Sun

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has begun working on the first edition of the <i>Sun</i> since the closure of its sister title <i>News of the World</i>.

British media probe lifts lid on a cesspool of violation

The press commission's system of self-regulation, generally seen as ineffectual, is certain to face an extensive shake-up, writes Franz Kruger.

News Corp comes clean on scale of hacking cover-up

The British newspaper arm of News Corp has admitted to victims that executives covered up the scale of illegal activity by destroying evidence.

No more cosy pub chats for hacks and cops

Elizabeth Filkin, the United Kingdom's former parliamentary commissioner for standards, has warned of the "fraught issue" of drinking with reporters.

Former reporters support News of the World’s methods

Two former reporters for the now-defunct <em>News of the World</em> have stood behind the tabloid tactics at Britain's media ethics inquiry.

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>.

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