Phone Hacking

US: Secret court approves further phone tracking

The secret federal court overseeing US wiretapping programs has extended the government's authority to collect telephone records it has been revealed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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>.

British police make new phone hacking arrest

British police investigating tabloid phone hacking on Friday arrested a 47-year-old woman on suspicion of trying to pervert the course of justice.

Piers Morgan’s testimony has little impact

Piers Morgan' testimony before a British panel looking into media ethics was big news in the UK, but made little splash in the US.

Morgan must have known about hacking — journalist

Journalist claims that voicemail interception was an everyday activity at the <i>Daily Mirror</i> and nothing happened without the editor knowing.

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20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

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