December 3, 2012 Launched less than two years ago as newssite designed for the iPad, the venture didn't build an audience quickly enough, News Corp. says. Also today, the company moved executives into some key posts
November 29, 2012 After a scandal involving the hacking of cellphones and the paying of bribes for information, a judge was asked to sort out the mess and offer recommendations. Now, he's calling for an independent panel that would promote high standards and protect individuals' rights.
November 20, 2012 The charges are on top of those against many of the same people stemming from the scandal over the hacking of the phones of crime victims, celebrities and members of the royal family.
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.