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
June 28, 2012 The company plans to split its publishing and media/entertainment operations. It's responding to investors who don't want to be part of the slow-growing world of newspapers.
June 26, 2012 Rupert Murdoch's media and entertainment giant confirms it is considering whether to divide its holdings. That would put its slow-growing publishing arms into one unit.
June 12, 2012 Major said the media mogul insinuated that he might lose his empire's support if he didn't change his policy toward the European Union.
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.
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.
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.