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News Corp execs expect James Murdoch ouster

NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp’s senior management is starting to think about what the company might do if James Murdoch stepped aside, sources inside and close to the global media empire said. With Rupert Murdoch’s younger son under increasing pressure from the phone-hacking scandal enveloping the company, News Corp…

Murdoch to address News Corps investors during earnings report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – News Corp is taking a risk in putting boss Rupert Murdoch, famous for his off-script comments, on the media conglomerate’s quarterly earnings call on Wednesday with succession questions sure to be asked. Murdoch, 80, will be speaking to Wall Street for the first time since the…

Police face new claims in News of the World scandal

Police faced new allegations Sunday that officers leaked details about terror attack victims and a murdered schoolgirl to journalists at Rupert Murdoch’s felled News of the World tabloid. The claims deepen the scandal surrounding phone-hacking at the paper, which has shaken Murdoch’s global media empire, claimed the jobs of two…

Police allegedly leaked details about London terror victims to News of the World

LONDON — Police in London faced new allegations on Sunday that officers leaked details about terror attack victims and murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler to journalists at the felled News of the World tabloid. The claims deepen the scandal surrounding phone-hacking at the paper, which has shaken Murdoch’s global media empire,…

James Murdoch under fire as hacking claims widen

James Murdoch was under pressure Saturday over the extent of his knowledge of Britain’s phone-hacking scandal as accusations of tabloid wrongdoing spread beyond the felled News of the World. Prime Minister David Cameron, facing a rough ride over his appointment of former NotW editor Andy Coulson as his media chief,…

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