LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, told her trial on Wednesday she offered a journalist convicted of phone-hacking a job to avoid the "publicity nightmare" of him going to an employment tribunal.
LONDON - A former tabloid reporter told a London court on Wednesday that Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, News International, had been involved in a conspiracy to cover up phone-hacking and that he had lied about his own role to toe "the company line".
LONDON - A former journalist on Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of the World tabloid and its rival Sunday Mirror has admitted conspiring to hack into hundreds of phones to get exclusive stories about celebrities.
NEW YORK - News Corp said Lex Fenwick was leaving as chief executive of Dow Jones, less than two years after taking the helm, an abrupt departure that calls into question the future of its news wires and other products aimed at financial institutions.
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, asked for her office to be swept for listening devices the day before police reopened their investigation into phone-hacking, a London court heard on Monday.
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper business, authorised an illegal 4,000-pound payment for a picture of Prince William dressed as a "James Bond girl" and wearing a bikini, a London court was told on Thursday.
REUTERS - Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, appeared before a Manhattan judge on Wednesday in a 10-minute hearing that cleared the way for ending their 14-year marriage.
LONDON - A former senior journalist at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World emailed then editor Andy Coulson telling him to sack the private eye who has since admitted carrying out phone-hacking for the paper, a British court was told on Wednesday.
LONDON - The name of Glenn Mulcaire, the man who had admitted carrying out phone-hacking for Rupert Murdoch's defunct British tabloid, the News of the World, was "generally known" at the paper, the trial of two of its former editors was told on Tuesday.
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, a former editor of Britain's News of the World on trial for phone-hacking, had her own voicemail repeatedly targeted by the private investigator working for her newspaper, a court in London heard on Wednesday.
LONDON - "It was the kind of place you get out of and you never want to go back again." That's how one former reporter describes the News of the World newsroom under editor Rebekah Brooks, the ferociously ambitious executive who ran the Sunday tabloid from 2000 to 2003. Full Article