Rupert Murdoch


  • For Murdoch Loyalist, Another Stint in the Spotlight Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
    Les Hinton

    With revelations that some within News International’s ranks were not only dirty but criminal, Les Hinton is coming under scrutiny for what he did and did not know when he ran the company from 1995 until 2007, the period when the most egregious known examples of voice mail hacking by News International employees took place,  the New York Times reports.

  • British PM Welcomes News Intl CEO Resignation     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 10:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on British Prime Minster David Cameron welcoming the resignation of Rebekah Brooks, CEO of News International.

  • News International CEO Steps Down     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on Rebekah Brooks' resignation.

  • News Corp. Takes Action     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 6:36 AM ET

    James Murdoch issues a full statement updating the public on actions taken by News International to combat the contagion spreading from the phone hacking scandal, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Seize the Chance for Media Reform Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:32 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    Intimidated children rounding on the playground bully – that is the spectacle in the UK since the News of the World phone-hacking scandal exploded. As one who has long believed that the influence of Rupert Murdoch on UK public life was quite intolerable, I am delighted to see this reversal of fortune.

  • FBI Probes Murdoch, News Corp     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 7:27 PM ET

    Rupert Murdoch is defending his company tonight, with an extensive interview to the WSJ, just as the FBI is launching its own investigation, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche, and NBC's Pete Williams.

  • Maria's Business Headlines     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo reports the Italian senate passes $99 billion austerity plan; the FBI initiates process to investigate News Corp; and shares of pharma company, Medicis fell, after a dead body was found at the house owned by its CEO.

  • Shocking Development in News Corp Probe     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Murdoch's empire may be one step closer to an FBI investigation.

  • News Corp Under Scrutiny     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 2:39 PM ET

    Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair columnist weighs in on News Corp's credibility and the likelihood that this becomes a "Watergate" type of scandal.

  • FBI Probes News Corp     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg with details on the FBI's investigation of News Corp over possible phone hacking.

  • News Corp: Damage Control     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 1:36 PM ET

    Discussing the media conglomerate's future and what it needs to do to prevent further damage, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO, and Robert Dilenschneider, The Dilenschneider Group chairman.

  • Murdoch Empire Under Attack     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    The media mogul does an about-face and agrees to appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the phone hacking scandal. Details with CNBC's Kayla Tausche

  • Murdoch Empire Under Attack     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 8:02 AM ET

    U.S. lawmakers will issue summons for Rupert and James Murdoch, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • What Will Phone Hacking Really Cost Murdoch? Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 7:49 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference with his wife Wendi on July 7, 2011 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

    The true cost of the phone hacking scandal surging through Rupert Murdoch's British media empire has not yet emerged, with new developments still emerging every hour, and the Australian-born tycoon's reputation in question from New York to Sydney.

  • Murdoch Battles to Save UK Papers; Probes Loom Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 3:29 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch, fighting to bring under control a crisis that has cost him a $12 billion deal, is unlikely to rush into the sale of the newspaper business at the heart of the hacking uproar in Britain.

  • Capitol Hill to Grill Murdoch?     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 7:55 PM ET

    Capitol Hill is now voicing its concerns about News Corp, with calls for a Justice Dept. investigation, with Sen. Robert Menendez, (D-NJ).

  • News Corp Radioactive Stock?     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 7:36 PM ET

    What the News Corp scandal means for the Murdoch dynasty and the company stock, with Martin Dunn, fmr. News Corp. Executive; Tuna Amobi, S&P media analyst; and Ravi Somaiya, New York Times.

  • NWSA Withdraws Bid for BskyB     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 7:33 PM ET

    BSkyB was an attempt to build out the company's direct satellite broadcasts, which will be nixed for the time being. Now questions surround the fate of the company's UK publishing business, but the numbers don't spell disaster, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Murdoch's Empire Under Attack     Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 4:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche with details of more trouble ahead for the media mogul, and whether there's an investment opportunity here, with David Bank, RBC Capital Markets, and Alan Gould Evercore Partners.

  • Murdoch's Sword Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 3:37 PM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference with his wife Wendi on July 7, 2011 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

    “Where does it end?” That was the question at the heart of my conversation with Chris Kelly, former Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook, this morning on “Worldwide Exchange.” After the recent News Corp phone hacking scandal, he talked about where the alleged abuse stops, as the company is forced to amputate a few arms of its media empire.

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