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  • A Murdoch’s Missed Opportunity Saturday, 6 Aug 2011 | 8:49 AM ET
    James Murdoch speaking in front of Parliament

    James Murdoch might have spared himself some embarrassment if he had paid the legal fees for an investigator accused in the phone hacking scandal, the New York Times reports.

  • BSkyB Hands Investors Cash Bonus, Murdoch Stays Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | 3:11 AM ET
    James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation, Europe and Asia.

    James Murdoch, the under-fire chairman of BSkyB, was kept on with the unanimous support of the board, the chief financial officer of the cable television company told CNBC Friday.

  • No Phone Hacking at Daily Mail Group, Says CEO Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 8:11 AM ET
    A pile of old cellular phones.

    The phone hacking crisis causing turmoil at News Corp subsidiary News International will not extend to rival Daily Mail & General Trust, according to the company's chief executive.

  • Will the US Reach a Debt Deal by August 2? Sunday, 24 Jul 2011 | 8:44 PM ET
  • Should Rupert Murdoch Resign? Saturday, 23 Jul 2011 | 10:32 PM ET
  • Justice Department Prepares Subpoenas of News Corp. Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:50 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    As part of a preliminary investigation into the growing News Corp. phone-hacking scandal, the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing subpoenas of the media company relating to its alleged hacking of voicemail of Sept. 11 victims and foreign bribery, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • UK Lawmaker Calls for Murdochs' Suspension Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 6:12 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    A UK Member of Parliament has written to the board of News Corp calling for Rupert and James Murdoch to be suspended over phone hacking at the company.

  • Hacking Case Linked to News Corp Referred to FBI Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 2:28 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, chief executive officer of News Corp., sits in a car as he is driven along Whitehall, prior to a parliamentary committee hearing on the phone hacking scandal.

    A legal battle over alleged computer hacking of a US marketing company by a News Corp subsidiary has been referred to US authorities by a senior lawmaker, the FT reports.

  • UK PM Has Regrets Over Hiring Ex-Murdoch Editor Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 8:14 AM ET
    David Cameron

    David Cameron told the British parliament of his regrets over hiring former News Corp employee Andy Coulson, who was arrested over phone-hacking allegations.

  • UK MPs Deplore Murdoch Firm's Actions on Hacking Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:35 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    An influential committee of British lawmakers has condemned News International's actions on phone hacking and accused News Corp's British newspaper wing of trying to "deliberately thwart" the police investigation into the initial allegations.

  • Murdoch Eats Humble Pie     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    Dramatic testimony as News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch and heir apparent James Murdoch were girlled for 2.5 hours in front of Parliament, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Ken Chandler, Newsmax Magazine, and Sarah Ellison, "War at the Wall Street Journal," weigh in.

  • 11 Public Figures Who Have Been Pied Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 2:30 PM ET
    During his testimony before the British Parliament regarding News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal, an attempt was made to hit the company’s founder, Rupert Murdoch, with Murdoch and News Corp. are controversial globally, and throwing pies is a response often chosen by protestors to voice their disagreement with public figures. It is being reported the assailant was comedian Johnnie Marbles, who in the past has called Murdoch a “greedy billionaire.” So what other public figures have been hit by pie

    During his testimony before the British Parliament ran attempt was made to hit Rupert Murdoch, with a pie. So, which other public figures have been hit by pies?

  • The Battle Leap of the Tiger Wife Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 1:49 PM ET
    Wendy Murdoch defending her husband Rupert Murdoch during the News Corp hearings on July 17, 2011.

    Will the foam pie incident change everything?

  • News Corp Liable in USA?     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 1:27 PM ET

    Discussing whether News Corp could be liable under the Corrupt Foreign Practices Act in the United States, with CNBC's David Faber, Carl Quintanilla & Melissa Lee.

  • Press & Public Thrown Out of Murdoch Hearing     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 11:59 AM ET

    A man throws a plate with foam on Rupert Murdoch's face, during the hearing in Parliament. CNBC's Kayla Tausche and market insiders weigh in.

  • 'Great Drama' Expected at Murdoch Hearing: Editor Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 11:31 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    Rupert Murdoch, his son James and Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor who used to run their British newspaper empire News International, face grilling by a committee of MPs later on Tuesday.

  • Rupert & James Murdoch Face Parliament     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    "This is the most humble day of my life," says Rupert Murdoch, News Corp chairman/CEO, as he and his son, James Murdoch, News Corp deputy COO face questions from Parliament.

  • Whistleblower in News Corp Scandal Is Found Dead Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 5:56 PM ET
    News Corp

    The whistleblower who alleged widespread hacking at News Corp's News of the World has been found dead. Police said his death was not considered to be suspicious.

  • For News Corp, Troubles That Money Can't Dispel Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 8:06 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    “Bury your mistakes,” Rupert Murdoch is fond of saying. But some mistakes don’t stay buried, no matter how much money you throw at them, the New York Times reports.

  • Brooks Arrest Raises Risk of Action in US Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 6:55 AM ET
    News Corp

    News Corp is facing heightened legal risks in its home US market over the phone hacking and police bribery scandal after the arrest of Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive, but legal analysts believe US authorities are unlikely to take rapid action against the company. The FT reports.