July 24, 2012 One of those being charged went on to be a spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron. The now defunct News of the World tapped into voicemails of murder victims, celebrities and politicians.
May 1, 2012 There has been a "lack of effective corporate governance" at News Corp. and a culture of problems that "permeated from the top," a British Parliament committee concludes. It's scathing report follows the so-called hacking scandal in the U.K.
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.
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.
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 19, 2011 Britain's Channel 4 News has posted the video, including slow-motion replays, of a man attacking News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch with a paper plate of shaving cream today.
July 19, 2011 The News Corp. chief is taking questions from members of Parliament about the "hacking scandal" that has engulfed some of his U.K. newspapers.