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James Murdoch resigns from board of News Corp over 'disagreements' on editorial content
The 47-year-old was once seen as his father, Report Murdoch’s, successor
Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun
She left the organisation in 2011 and received a €22 million payoff.
Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'
The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.
Storyful is opening a new research centre in Dublin (with 30 jobs)
The news agency will begin hiring for the roles immediately.
Australian newspaper apologises after photoshopping image of Boston bombing victim
Part of an image of bombing victim James Costello was used to illustrate a story about a rival.
Storyful acquired by News Corp for €18 million
Former RTÉ reporter Mark Little set up the business in 2008.
Penguin and Random House book publishers set to merge
The joint venture, to be known as Penguin Random House, will be the leading publisher of English-language books but could late interest from Rupert Murdoch scupper the deal?
Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company
Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.
Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.
7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week
From Rupert Murdoch’s TV favourites to David Cameron’s text message lessons…
Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence
News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.
Roy Keane and Glenda Gilson for new Irish Sun on Sunday
Some familiar faces from News of the World and Irish Sun pop up in Sunday edition due to be launched this weekend.
British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe
Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.
Celebrities to testify at UK phone hacking inquiry
Public figures including Hugh Grant, JK Rowling and Sienna Miller are to appear alongside other alleged phone hacking victims including Madeleine McCann’s father.
Murdoch family to come under pressure at News Corp AGM
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and sons will likely face the ire of shareholders angry over the company’s association with the phone hacking scandal in the UK.
Senior Murdoch exec resigns over Wall Street Journal 'circulation scam'
Allegations in the Guardian newspaper have forced Andrew Langhoff to step down.
Mirror journalists: we weren't involved in hacking
The senior editorial executives at the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror gave written guarantees to their publisher.
James Murdoch won't be taking over News Corp, says Rupert
Instead, the current COO Chase Carey – Murdoch’s vice-chairman – would take over “if I went under a bus.”
New arrest in NOTW phone hacking investigation
Police in London have arrested a man believed to have been a key figure at News International.
Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?
Rupert and James Murdoch said they knew little of what went on at the News of the World. Do you believe them?
LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee
The former chief executive of News International appears before the UK Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport on the phone-hacking scandal in the News of the World.
Met employed former Irish NotW editor
London police employed Alex Marunchak as an interpretator for the service between 1980 and 2000 – while he was still working for the News of the World.
Phone hacking whistleblower found dead
The first News of the World journalist to bring allegations of phone hacking at the newspaper into the public domain has been found dead. Police are not treating the death as suspicious.
Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’
Sebastian Hamilton, the editor of the Irish Mail on Sunday, is one of two MoS figures who may have been targeted.
Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking
A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.
Murdoch apologises to Dowler family
A “humbled” Rupert Murdoch met with the family of the murdered schoolgirl to offer his apologies – however the phone-hacking scandal is far from over.
Meet the Murdochs - the family behind the headlines
Who’s who in this media dynasty family?
Rebekah Brooks resigns from News International
Former News of the World editor says she is sorry and feels “a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt”.
Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"
His comments came as an FBI investigation into alleged attempts to hack the phones of 9/11 victims was confirmed.
US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking
Highly-regarded senator Jay Rockefeller says the fallout from the News of the World raises ‘serious questions’.
MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.
Shareholders sue News Corp over hacking scandal
A group of News Corporation shareholders are suing the media conglomerate over what they claim are large-scale governance failures surrounding the British phone-hacking case.
News of the World bids readers goodbye
The newspaper has printed its final edition after 168 years in circulation amid a phone-hacking scandal that has caused widespread outrage.
Listen: Staff accuse Rebekah Brooks of arrogance during NOTW closure meeting
Rebekah Brooks also warned staff of more News of the World revelations.
UK police search second tabloid in phone hacking investigation
Meanwhile, former NOTW editor Rebekah Brooks meets with the newspaper’s staff to discuss its impending closure.
Ex-David Cameron aide to be arrested over NOTW phone hacking: report
Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor who served as the British prime minister’s director of communications, faces questioning.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In today’s Fix: NOTW closes amidst phone hacking investigation; Leinster House blocks premium line calls; and what should you not miss at Oxegen 2011?
Tesco sitting on the fence over NOTW ads as News Corp shares fall
The share price News Corp and BSkyB fall after fears takeover bid will be blocked in response to the NOTW phone hacking allegations.
Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal
The BBC reports that Media Corp’s Rupert Murdoch is prepared to sell Sky News channel as part of a bigger plan to takeover BSkyB