Rupert Murdoch

Australian media challenge ‘unprecedented’ contempt charges over Pell reporting

Twenty-three journalists and 13 media companies face fines and prison terms for allegedly breaching a gag order

Herald Sun splashes Serena cartoon on its front page

An Australian newspaper has backed its cartoonist amid widespread criticism by reprinting the infamous Serena Williams caricature on its front page

Uh oh, there’s a disorderly Deadpool in the gene pool

CRISPR-Cas9’s responsible use has been welcomed as an important stride in medical research and molecular biology

In a takeover twist, Fox says Disney may buy Sky News

Fox has also offered to ring-fence the 24-hour news channel

Why Australia is ‘saving’ SA’s white farmers

There is only one reason why immigration minister Peter Dutton isn’t equally welcoming of Palestinians and the Rohingyas.

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.

Murdoch’s ‘Jewish press’ comment stokes row

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch has stirred up an online row with a tweet complaining about the "Jewish owned" press.

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.

News Corp considers splitting in two

Australian stock in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp have jumped after a report that the company may split its publishing assets from its entertainment arm.

Rebekah Brooks charged over phone hacking scandal

Rebekah Brooks has been charged with perverting the course of justice over a phone hacking scandal at one of Rupert Murdoch's newspapers.

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.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it