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  1. Ex-Murdoch executive Rebekah Brooks given £7m pay-off: report

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 02:23pm

    ... Reuters in London Former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks received a pay-off totalling more than £7 million (HK$87.1 million) following her resignation from Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper group last year, the Financial Times said on Tuesday.  Brooks, the woman at the heart of a scandal shaking Rupert Murdoch’s media empire and the British government, is awaiting trial next ...

  2. News - World - MEDIA

    Australian commercial TV networks refuse to run anti-Murdoch advert

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Left-leaning activists accuse commercial channels of breaching freedom of speech TV networks refuse to run anti-Murdoch advert Australia's commercial television networks are refusing to run an advert which accuses Rupert Murdoch of printing "misleading crap" in his newspapers ahead of elections, the activist group behind the ad said ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Fox threatens to become cable channel amid Aereo dispute

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 11:54am

    ... Broadcast TV network Fox could become a subscription service that customers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect Fox’s business from the startup Aereo, News Corp chief operating officer Chase Carey said. Carey’s comments come a week ...

  4. News - World

    Briefs, January 8, 2013

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... and 1980s. Police say the alleged indecent assaults involved girls between the ages of nine and 16. AP   Cop offered hack probe info to Murdoch paper LONDON- A senior British counterterrorism detective committed a "gross breach" of public trust by trying to sell information to Rupert Murdoch's News of the World about the police investigation into the tabloid's illegal ...

  5. News - World - MEDIA

    News International taps Mike Darcey as CEO after Tom Mockridge resigns

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London BSkyB executive appointed after resignation of man picked to replace Rebekah Brooks last year Murdoch's British unit names third CEO in 18 months Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper unit, reeling from a phone-hacking scandal, named its third chief executive officer in less than 18 months yesterday as the parent company prepares to separate into two. ...

  6. Business - Companies

    News Corp will use Fox name as it moves ahead with breakup

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 09:56am by Bloomberg

    ... slower-growing publishing assets from its Fox television and film businesses after coming under pressure from shareholders. Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire founder of News Corp., will remain CEO of the Fox side, with Chase Carey serving as chief operating officer and James Murdoch working as Carey’s deputy. “The challenges we face in the publishing and media industries are great, ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    British phone-hacking trial set for September 2013

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 11:21am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... hanging over premier David Cameron for another year. A British judge set the date for the first trial in the scandal, which led to the closure of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch’s tabloid in July 2011, after several defendants appeared at London’s famed Old Bailey court. Brooks, 44, is a former head of Murdoch’s British newspaper wing News International and a close friend of Cameron, ...

  8. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    News Corp under pressure on dual Murdoch roles

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York New pressures arise to separate the posts of chairman and chief executive of News Corp Murdoch faces fresh investor action on roles News Corp chief executive Rupert Murdoch, still coping with a phone-hacking scandal that erupted at the company's British papers last year, faces renewed calls from shareholders to step down as chairman. Investors have ...

  9. News - World - MEDIA

    Brooks got HK$87m pay-off when she quit Murdoch's empire amid phone-hacking claims

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in London

    ... resigned as head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper group last year, the Financial Times reported yesterday. Brooks, 44, the woman at the heart of a scandal shaking Murdoch's media ... daily counterpart, The Sun. She also became one of Murdoch's most trusted lieutenants, with her boss famously declaring that Brooks was his top priority as he took her out to dinner ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Three more British journalists accused of payments to officials

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Mirror tabloid and a veteran editorial director at Rupert Murdoch's The Sun newspaper will be charged with making illegal payments to public officials, British prosecutors said. The Crown ... in exchange for information about ongoing police inquiries, health cases and an incident relating to army combat. Police have arrested and charged a string of journalists from Murdoch's The Sun, ...




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