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Rupert Murdoch wants Boris to lead the Tories


August 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rupert Murdoch wants Boris Johnson to lead the Tories. Johnson is a British politician who is currently the mayor of London and he is also an accomplished ... Read more...

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Seven journalists charged over British phone hacking (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Seven senior journalists, including two former editors, have been charged in Britain with conspiring to intercept the voicemails of 600 victims, The Independent reported Tuesday.Rebekah ... Read more...

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British journalists to be charged over phone hacking


July 24th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eight people, including newspaper journalists, will be charged over phone hacking in Britain, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Rebekah Brooks, an ex-newspaper editor, will face two ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch resigns as News International director


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Rupert Murdoch has resigned as a director of companies that own the British newspaper -- The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, Xinhua reported citing local ... Read more...

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Why did NoTW spike Arthur C. Clarke paedophile story?


July 8th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The now-defunct News of the World (NoTW) spiked an exclusive story that exposed famous science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke as a paedophile because the author ... Read more...

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News Corp to be split into two companies


June 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will be split into two companies for its newspaper business and entertainment operations, it was reported here.News Corp's board voted unanimously to ... Read more...

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Fortnightly edited by Indian-origin scribe wins top British media award


April 30th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Asian Lite, a fortnightly focussing on British Asian events and issues and edited by Indian-origin journalist Anasudhin Azeez, has won the prestigious How-Do newspaper of the ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s Sky News admits hacking emails


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's Sky News channel has admitted to hacking emails by authorising its reporters on at least two occasions.The potentially embarrassing revelation can further dent the ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch urged to quit


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) An influential shareholder has urged Rupert Murdoch to quit as chairman of the US-based News Corp so the company can appoint an independent leader.The Christian Brothers ... Read more...

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Star Group bags TV rights of BCCI


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Rupert Murdoch-led Star Group Monday bagged the six-year broadcast and digital rights of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for all international ... Read more...

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FBI may quiz Murdoch firm over bribe claim


March 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) The US investigating agency FBI is likely to quiz Rupert Murdoch's firm as it investigates whether a Russian billboard company once owned by his News Corp ... Read more...

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Sun defence editor arrested


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The defence editor of Britain's The Sun newspaper was arrested over allegations of corrupt payments made to public officials. She was later released on bail, the ... Read more...

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Murdoch to launch Sun on Sunday next week


February 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch will unveil the first issue of Sun on Sunday next week, The Telegraph reported.The widely-anticipated Sunday version of The Sun will ... Read more...

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Arrested Sun journalists can return to work


February 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch has said that suspensions had been lifted on Sun newspaper employees arrested over allegations of payments to police officers, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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Facebook to become publicly-listed company


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Social network Facebook will soon become a publicly-listed company, valued at $75-100 billion, Sky News reported Monday.According to the Financial Times and The Wall Street ... Read more...

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Fake account of Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng fools Twitter


January 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- An account on the social networking website Twitter which claimed to be Wendi Deng Murdoch, the wife of News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, was revealed to ... Read more...

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Apple in price-fixing probe


December 7th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Apple and five of the world's biggest publishers are under investigation for colluding to push up the price of electronic books by as much as 50 ... Read more...

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James Murdoch quits boards of Sun, Times


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Murdoch media empire heir James Murdoch resigned Wednesday from the boards of News International's two newspaper companies -- The Sun and The Times.Murdoch is no longer ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns from the board of News Group Newspapers


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Murdoch, heir to the Rupert Murdoch media empire, resigned from the board of News Group Newspapers last September, it has now emerged. The company is the ... Read more...

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28 journalists involved in phone hacking scandal


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 28 journalists were involved in the News of the World phone hacking scandal that ultimately forced owner Rupert Murdoch to shut down the ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch’s son faces MPs over phone hacking


November 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) James Murdoch, News International chairman, Thursday appeared for the second time before British MPs regarding phone-hacking at the News of the World (NoW), BBC reported.He had ... Read more...

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British MPs to get beefed up security after foam-fiasco


October 18th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A new security chief is likely to be appointed to oversee the protection of the Parliament following the "chaos" caused by a foam pie assault on ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram, Moin Khan rubbish match-fixing charges


October 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan captains Wasim Akram and Moin Khan Tuesday termed as "ridiculous" and "nonsense" allegations by controversial British sports agent that a number of Pakistani cricket ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch sells his Long Island mansion for $9.1 million


September 27th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Long Island, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rupert Murdoch’s mansion in Long Island has been finally bought after four years since it was listed on the market, reports say. The eleven-bedroom property which ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s journalists spied on British intelligence chief


September 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Journalists from Rupert Murdoch's News International group spied on the woman chief of Britain's intelligence agency MI5 to uncover her personal life, a media report said ... Read more...

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Will Indian media learn the Murdoch lessons?


July 24th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A media magnate being grilled and a prime minister called into question. As the drama unfurled in London and millions watched News Corp chief ... Read more...

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Jordan & Peter Andre fear that NOTW might have hacked their phone conversations


July 21st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katie Price and her ex-husband Peter Andre are dreading that their intimate sex secrets might have been accessed. The former couple fear that News of the World ... Read more...

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Cameron says hacking probe to be widened, regrets hiring Coulson (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told members of the Commons that the probe into phone-hacking scandal would be widened, and "with hindsight" said ... Read more...

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Wendi wins Chinese bloggers’ hearts, fending Murdoch


July 20th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Media baron Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi Deng has won many admirers among Chinese netizens after she slapped down the man who was throwing foam pie ... Read more...

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Phone hacking probe will be widened: Cameron (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told members of the Commons that his government will widen its probe into the phone hacking scandal.He told MPs that ... Read more...

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Every fifth London police PR person worked for Murdoch


July 20th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Almost one in five members of the Metropolitan Police's public relations team is a former News International (NI) employee, the Daily Express reported Wednesday.According to Met ... Read more...

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News International deliberately blocked probe: MPs’ panel (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News International company "deliberately" tried to block a police probe into phone hacking by the News of the World, a British parliamentary ... Read more...

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UK: Rupert Murdoch attacker charges, released on bail


July 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A protester who attempted to throw a paper plate of shaving foam into the face of News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch has been released on bail, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks terms phone hacking ‘abhorrent’ (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The News International group acted "quickly and decisively" in dealing with "abhorrent" phone hacking at the News of the World, the company's former chief executive ... Read more...

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News International acted decisively in phone hacking case: Brooks


July 20th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The News International group acted "quickly and decisively" in dealing with "abhorrent" phone hacking at the News of the World, the company's former chief ... Read more...

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