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News Corporation

# news-corporation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International’s name… to News UK

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

# news-corporation - Thursday 17 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested in UK bribery inquiry Corruption

Three men arrested in UK bribery inquiry

The two police officers and a journalist were arrested this morning.

# news-corporation - Monday 3 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper ‘The Daily’ Murdoch

After just 21 months, Rupert Murdoch closes iPad-only paper ‘The Daily’

Analysts say the decision is not surprising as Murdoch’s “bold experiment” did not have enough paying readers to sustain it.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Editor of Irish Sun to leave amid ‘significant changes’

Mick McNiffe, who has edited the paper since 2005, will be replaced – for now – by an assistant editor from the British edition.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid Hacking

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry Hacking

Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry

Rebekah and Charlie Brooks have been charged with perverting the course of justice for hindering investigations.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Murdoch “not a fit person” to run Sky – MPs Hacking

Murdoch “not a fit person” to run Sky – MPs

A House of Commons committee says News International and the News of the World misled it over the phone-hacking scandal.

# news-corporation - Thursday 26 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal ‘changed my entire company’ Leveson

Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal ‘changed my entire company’

The 81-year-old tells Leveson: “I failed, and I’m sorry about it,” adding later: “We are now a new company altogether.”

# news-corporation - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

James Murdoch steps down as executive chair of News International

The son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch had been under considerable pressure over the ongoing phone hacking scandal.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking Hacking

Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking

The wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking legal action against the former publisher of the News of The World newspaper.

# news-corporation - Friday 17 February, 2012

Murdoch to staff: ‘Sun on Sunday will launch very soon’

An email sent by Rupert Murdoch to staff at The Sun confirms that far from being closed, the paper will be turning seven-day.

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis Crisis

Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis

A number of senior staff at The Sun have been arrested in recent weeks in connection with payments to public officials.

# news-corporation - Saturday 11 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Five ‘Sun’ journalists arrested in police bribery investigation Bribery Scandal

Five ‘Sun’ journalists arrested in police bribery investigation

Staff at the paper are said to be fearing for their futures after five senior contributors were arrested by London police.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

# news-corporation - Sunday 1 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge “Vacations great time for thinking”: Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter Rupert Murdoch

“Vacations great time for thinking”: Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter

The CEO of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch, appears to have joined Twitter – a verified account in his name was set up yesterday. But what has he been tweeting about?

# news-corporation - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Murdoch rejects ‘mafia’ assertion in evidence to MPs Hacking This post contains videos

Watch: Murdoch rejects ‘mafia’ assertion in evidence to MPs

The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.

From TheJournal.ie James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions Hacking

James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions

Murdoch is due to answer questions about evidence he gave in July which has subsequently been contradicted.

# news-corporation - Saturday 8 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Threat averted: The Simpsons renewed for 2 more years Saved This post contains videos

Threat averted: The Simpsons renewed for 2 more years

America’s most famous family is to stick around for a little longer as Fox books season 24 and 25 of the long-running cartoon series.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments Hacking

James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments

Murdoch junior must answer more questions from MPs, it has emerged, on another day of new developments in the phone hacking saga that has rocked the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corporation.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

News International to shed 110 jobs over next year

Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper publisher will drop the workers between now and July – but won’t say if Irish staff are to go.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Former executives challenge Murdochs’ testimony News International

Former executives challenge Murdochs’ testimony

Four former News International executives have given testimony to the British Parliament’s media committee today that contradicts the Murdochs’ version of events in relation to the phone hacking scandal.

# news-corporation - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report

The arrest of James Desborough is seen as a significant development in the scandal that has rocked the UK establishment.

# news-corporation - Thursday 11 August, 2011

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.”

# news-corporation - Thursday 4 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Daily Mail publisher to review procedures following hacking scandal Hacking

Daily Mail publisher to review procedures following hacking scandal

Meanwhile former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan is under increasing pressure to return home from the US, in the wake of hacking allegations by Heather Mills.

# news-corporation - Friday 29 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Comedian ‘Marbles’ convicted over Murdoch pie attack Piegate

Comedian ‘Marbles’ convicted over Murdoch pie attack

Jonathan May-Bowles, aka ‘Jonnie Marbles’, pleads guilty to attacking Rupert Murdoch, 80, earlier this month.

# news-corporation - Thursday 28 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift Hacking

News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift

Sara Payne, whose eight-year-old daughter Sarah was abducted and murdered in 2000, wrote a column for the News of the World’s final edition.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Listen: Piers Morgan drawn into hacking scandal after 2009 interview emerges Hacking This post contains videos

Listen: Piers Morgan drawn into hacking scandal after 2009 interview emerges

The TV presenter and former editor has denied any involvement in alleged phone hacking.

# news-corporation - Friday 22 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Hacking: How much did James Murdoch know? Hacking

Hacking: How much did James Murdoch know?

Doubt has been cast over key evidence the News International chief gave on Tuesday as one MP says he will ask police to review the matter.

# news-corporation - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs’ claims of ignorance? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

From TheJournal.ie ‘Jonnie Marbles’ charged over Murdoch pie attack Hacking

‘Jonnie Marbles’ charged over Murdoch pie attack

A 26-year-old comedian is accused of ‘harassment’ after the media mogul was smeared with shaving foam yesterday.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee Hackgate

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.

From TheJournal.ie Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking Hacking This post contains videos

Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking

A House of Commons committee is asking questions about the phone-hacking affair. Watch it live here.

From TheJournal.ie Rupert and James Murdoch: What they said Hacking

Rupert and James Murdoch: What they said

The Murdochs apologised to the victims of phone hacking before answering questions regarding the size of payments to former NotW employees Glenn Mulcaire and Clive Goodman – and about Max Mosely’s privacy case against the newspaper.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Rupert Murdoch says ‘This is the most humble day of my life’ Hacking This post contains videos

Watch: Rupert Murdoch says ‘This is the most humble day of my life’

The chairman of News Corporation has been giving evidence to MPs in London regarding the phone hacking scandal.

# news-corporation - Sunday 17 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’ NOTW

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.

# news-corporation - Saturday 16 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking NOTW

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.

# news-corporation - Friday 15 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal Phone Hacking

Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal

As Rebekah Brooks bows to pressure to resign, take a look back at events leading up to the scandal…

# news-corporation - Thursday 14 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Brooks to be questioned by parliament over hacking Hacking

Brooks to be questioned by parliament over hacking

But what will Rupert and James Murdoch do?

# news-corporation - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking NOTW

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’.

# news-corporation - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking NOTW

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.

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