Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, as they were being driven away from the Royal Courts of Justice following his testimony today in London.
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April 26, 2012 Media mogul Rupert Murdoch testified today that lower-level executives were the ones behind a cover-up of the so-called hacking scandal and that they kept him from knowing about what had happened.
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This video grab from pooled footage shows Rupert Murdoch testifying earlier today in London.
April 25, 2012 An inquiry continues into the ethics of the British news media, and in particular the actions of some tabloids owned by Murdoch's News Corp.
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A video grab from pooled footage taken inside the Leveson Inquiry shows former News International executive chairman James Murdoch giving evidence at the High Court in London earlier today.
April 24, 2012 At a London inquiry, the media moguls are facing questions about whether they have been trying to strong-arm politicians into supporting their bid to control BSkyB, the satellite broadcaster.
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James Murdoch, in July 2011.
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April 3, 2012 The hacking scandal that has ripped through Rupert Murdoch's newspapers in the U.K. has now led to son James Murdoch's decision to step down as chairman of the satellite broadcast giant.
October 21, 2011 From readers of my column on NPR's coverage of the bribery and phone-tapping scandal at News Corp. comes a mathematical measure of bias, discovery of Fox News in the trenches, overworked Shakespearean tragedies and a request to pass the steroids.
October 18, 2011 For part two of our Murdoch coverage analysis, here's a peek inside the newsroom from one of NPR's editors. Deputy Managing Editor Stuart Seidel describes how the newsroom coordinated the unfolding of the News Corp. scandal.
October 17, 2011 What does the coverage of the scandal at News Corp. say about NPR and its critics?
September 20, 2011 A News of the World investigator hacked into 13-year-old Milly Dowler's cellphone. She was missing at the time. His actions may have affected the search. And they gave her family hope she was still alive. Instead, she had been murdered.
Attorney General Eric Holder
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August 24, 2011 Attorney General Eric Holder told relatives of people who died in the Sept. 11 attacks that a preliminary criminal investigation into the allegations had been opened. But even if the hacking took place on U.S. soil, investigators could run into trouble with the statute of limitations.
July 22, 2011 The latest key development in the U.K.'s "hacking scandal" centers on News Corp. executive James Murdoch (son of Rupert) and claims he misled lawmakers' earlier this week. The younger Murdoch says he did not.
July 21, 2011 A 2006 report spotlighted "blagging" — information obtained by private investigators who pretend to be someone they're not. Several U.K. news outlets used blaggers to get scoops.
June 11, 2011, file photo: Rupert and Wendi Deng Murdoch at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
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July 20, 2011 The head slap seen 'round the world has some in the news media declaring that she did more than anyone else has to boost the News Corp. chief's image.
July 20, 2011 Labor Party leader Ed Milliband says Prime Minister David Cameron was "warned and he preferred to ignore the warnings" about his government's ties to News Corp. executives. Cameron accuses his critics of belonging to the "Slumber Party."
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July 18, 2011 As Scotland Yard has been swept up in the story, questions continue to be raised about Prime Minister David Cameron's decisions.
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The scandal began at News of the World, which folded last Sunday (July 10, 2011).
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July 15, 2011 The News Corp. CEO apologizes for his newspapers' "serious wrongdoing" in the U.K. Investigators hired by the news outlets allegedly got private information about thousands of people, from the royal family to murder victims.
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