Rupert Murdoch

News Corp wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuit over phone hacking

NEW YORK - News Corp, its Chairman Rupert Murdoch and other top officials have won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing them of defrauding shareholders by concealing widespread, illegal phone hacking at two of its British newspapers.

01 Apr 2014

UPDATE 1-News Corp wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuit over phone hacking

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Prodigal son returns, Lachlan Murdoch back in News Corp

SYDNEY - Lachlan Murdoch's appointment to senior positions within his father Rupert Murdoch's media empire marks the return of the prodigal son.

Entertainment, Fashion 27 Mar 2014

Murdoch sets up sons to take over media empire

LONDON/NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch has returned eldest son Lachlan to the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, paving the way for the 83-year-old tycoon to pass the reins to the family's next generation.

26 Mar 2014

UPDATE 4-Murdoch sets up sons to take over media empire

LONDON/NEW YORK March 26 - Rupert Murdoch has returned eldest son Lachlan to the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, setting them up to succeed the 83-year-old tycoon.

Murdoch's UK arm approved "industrial scale" phone-hacking -court

LONDON, March 20 - Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm approved phone-hacking "on an industrial scale" at its top-selling Sunday tabloid, the paper's former royal editor told a London court on Thursday.

London lawyer named to lead FX probe at Bank of England

LONDON - A top London lawyer who investigated phone hacking at News Corp's British newspapers will lead a probe into the role of Bank of England officials in the possible manipulation of foreign exchange rates.

UPDATE 2-Brooks denies phone-hacking cover-up at Murdoch's UK arm

LONDON, March 5 - Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss, Rebekah Brooks, denied on Wednesday she was part of a cover-up to conceal the extent of phone-hacking at one of his tabloids, but agreed she had paid 1 million pounds ($1.67 million) to buy the silence of one outraged victim.

Brooks accused of knowing about UK phone-hacking cover-up

LONDON, March 5 - Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss Rebekah was accused by prosecutors on Wednesday of knowing for years that phone-hacking was far wider than her company had acknowledged and had engaged in a cover-up.

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