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Reporter who blew whistle on Murdoch found dead

UPDATE: Police: Death of News of the World whistleblower ‘not suspicious’ The reporter who blew open the phone hacking scandals now threatening to topple News Corporation has been found dead in his London home, according to a report in The Guardian. Sean Hoare, who covered show business for the now-defunct…

Former Fox News producer claimed network’s ‘Brain Room’ led to phone hacking

A former producer with Fox News claimed in a lengthy essay gaining new traction this week that the conservative television station has a “Brain Room” in its New York headquarters which enables employees to view private telephone records with ease. Though published years ago, the allegations have returned to relevance…

London police chief resigns over phone hacking scandal

While denying any personal wrongdoing, London’s chief of police Paul Stephenson has resigned his post over connections to a figure in the News of the World phone hacking scandal, the AP is reporting. The resignation stems from criticism of Stephenson for hiring former News of the World editor Neil Wallis…

Celebrities launch ‘Hacked Off’ campaign against tabloids

LONDON — It took the hacking of a murdered girl’s phone to make the News of the World scandal explode, but celebrities have wasted no time in using the row to press their own agenda against the tabloids. Actor Hugh Grant has led the charge by becoming an investigative reporter…

U.K. government and police face heat over Murdoch links

The British government and police faced fresh pressure over their ties to Rupert Murdoch on Saturday as the media mogul published apologies in national newspapers over the phone hacking scandal. A day after Murdoch lost two of his most senior executives, the crisis returned to haunt the British establishment with…

Actor Jude Law sues The Sun for phone-hacking

LONDON — British actor Jude Law is suing The Sun for allegedly hacking his phone, both sides revealed Friday, in what is thought to be the first such legal action against Rupert Murdoch’s best-selling daily tabloid. The paper’s parent company, News International, dismissed it as a “deeply cynical” attempt to…

“We are sorry” says News Corp boss Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch issued a public apology on Saturday for the phone hacking row, as two of his top executives resigned over the crisis that has engulfed his media empire. The News Corp chief finally abandoned his attempts to protect Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the scandal-hit News of the World,…

Police arrest former Murdoch executive

LONDON — Police on Thursday arrested another former News of the World executive in connection with the phone hacking scandal at the tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch, police and reports said. Several British media outlets identified the arrested man as Neil Wallis, 60, the former executive editor and deputy editor…

Murdoch under pressure to face U.K. Parliament

Britain’s deputy prime minister urged Rupert Murdoch Thursday to face questioning by lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal, as pressure grew on his media empire in Australia and the United States. Police in Britain made a ninth arrest in the case as the furore which has led to the closure…

News Corp. phone hacking scandal cited in investor lawsuit

NEW YORK — A group of US investors have amended their lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp to include Britain’s phone-hacking scandal as evidence of a nepotistic corporate culture “run amuck.” Two pension funds and New York-based Amalgamated Bank, which manages about $12 billion for institutional investors, accused Murdoch of…

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