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Murdoch firm settles 9 more hacking lawsuits

(AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's News International has settled nearly all the cases against the company in the first wave of lawsuits for phone hacking by its journalists, with a new round of apologies and payouts ...

dateFeb 08, 2012 in Business
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British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

(AP) -- The criminal investigation into British tabloid skullduggery turned full force on a second Rupert Murdoch publication Saturday, with the arrest of four current and former journalists from The Sun ...

dateJan 29, 2012 in Other
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Murdoch to pay Jude Law, 36 others for hacking

(AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's media empire apologized and agreed to cash payouts Thursday to 37 people - including a movie star, a soccer player, a top British politician and the son of a serial killer - who were ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Business
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Rupert Murdoch takes to Twitter

He first built his empire on newspapers, but octogenarian Rupert Murdoch has now made a surprise bid to become a more modern media baron by joining Twitter.

dateJan 02, 2012 in Internet
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Google, Fox News to host Republican debate

Internet giant Google is teaming up with Rupert Murdoch's Fox News to host a debate among the Republican candidates for US president and giving the public the opportunity to ask questions.

dateSep 01, 2011 in Internet
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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.

dateJul 25, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateJul 18, 2011 in Business
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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 ...

dateJul 14, 2011 in Business
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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 ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Business
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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 ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Other
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Sarkozy: Gov'ts must regulate the Internet

(AP) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday that governments need to lay down and enforce rules in the digital world - even as they need to foster creativity and economic growth with the Internet.

dateMay 24, 2011 in Internet
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UK phone-hacking 'targeted ex-premier Brown'

Britain's opposition Labour party called Sunday for a fresh police probe into phone-hacking by journalists, amid reports that former prime minister Gordon Brown was among the high-profile figures targeted.

dateJan 23, 2011 in Other
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