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Murdoch names son Lachlan as vice president of media empire

Rupert Murdoch said Wednesday he had promoted his son Lachlan to be vice president of the two companies that make up his media empire. Those companies are News Corp and the mass media and entertainment multinational 21st Century Fox. For years speculation……

News Corp. journalist arrested for allegedly paying off police

News International set out details on Friday of its compensation scheme for victims of phone hacking, as one of the firm’s journalists was arrested for paying police. The British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation media empire said the scheme, first announced in April, was a “speedy, cost effective…

Ex-Murdoch executive arrested over hacking

Police have arrested a former news editor of the defunct News of the World on suspicion of phone hacking, the latest executive from the paper to face questioning over the scandal. Greg Miskiw, 61, was arrested at a London police station yesterday, a police source said, the 12th person detained…

Mystery ‘Murdoch Leaks’ site appears online

A site geared toward collecting anonymously sourced information about the phone hacking scandal surrounding Australian magnate Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, News Corp., has appeared online. Thus far, Murdoch Leaks, as the site is titled, only has submission information displayed. “With the recent phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s News of…

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