News tagged with rupert murdoch

Special committee defends Wall Street Journal

A special committee set up to ensure the editorial integrity of The Wall Street Journal following its 2007 purchase by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said Monday it found no evidence of wrongdoing at the newspaper.

Jul 25, 2011
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US tabloids less aggressive than British: experts

US tabloid newspapers including ones owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation are less aggressive than their British counterparts, partly due to readers' differing demands, experts say.

Jul 25, 2011
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Dow Jones editor reminds reporters of ethics code

Dow Jones editor-in-chief Robert Thomson, the American flagship of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has reminded journalists that they must follow a code of ethics in a memo to all staff.

Jul 23, 2011
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Wall Street Journal attacks News Corp. critics

The News Corp.-owned Wall Street Journal blasted critics Monday for double standards and insisted that the phone-tapping scandal in Britain should not tarnish all of Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

Jul 18, 2011
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Murdochs summoned to testify in phone hack inquiry

(AP) -- British lawmakers say News International chief Rebekah Brooks has agreed to testify before a parliamentary committee investigating phone hacking. Rupert and James Murdoch have been issued a summons ...

Jul 14, 2011
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A News Corp. without newspapers?

Rupert Murdoch built his vast fortune selling newspapers, expanding a single daily in his native Australia into a media and entertainment empire that spans the globe.

Jul 13, 2011
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Murdoch drops bid for British Sky Broadcasting

(AP) -- In a stunning retreat, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. media empire dropped its bid Wednesday to take over full control of British Sky Broadcasting amid a political and legal firestorm over phone hacking at one of its ...

Jul 13, 2011
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UK's Cameron calls for new regulation of press

(AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday promised a full investigation into the phone hacking and the police bribery that lead to the collapse of the News of the World tabloid, saying that British politicians ...

Jul 08, 2011
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