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  • Twighlight of the Murdochs?     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 1:45 PM ET

    Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times, and Peter Lauria, Reuters Media, discuss the future of the Murdoch dynasty.

  • UK MP Buys News Corp Shares to Speak at Meeting Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 10:15 AM ET
    Rupert and James Murdoch in front of Parliament

    British member of parliament, Tom Watson, will attempt to address News Corp  shareholders when it holds its the annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday.

  • Murdochs' Infighting Clouds Future of News Corp Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 2:30 AM ET
    James Murdoch speaking in front of Parliament

    It was a striking display of unity: Rupert and James Murdoch, father and son, walking side by side through central London as they faced a crisis that had laid siege to their company. Pushing through a crush of paparazzi on a street not far from Buckingham Palace, James reached out to place a reassuring hand on his father’s back. .

  • Wall Street Protestors on the Move     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 11:56 AM ET

    Checking in on where the so-called "Billionaires Walking Tour," from the "Occupy Wall Street" protests is headed in uptown Manhattan, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Advisory Firm Urges Ouster of Murdoch and His Sons Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 10:50 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    A major investor advisory firm recommended Monday that shareholders of the News Corporation vote against the re-election of a vast majority of the media conglomerate’s board, including Rupert Murdoch and his sons, who control the company. The New York Times reports.

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    Warren Buffett has a challenge for News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch: I'll release my tax return if you release your return at the same time.

  • Lawyers to Start News Corp Case in US: Report Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    British lawyers acting for victims of phone hacking by The News of the World are planning to launch legal action in the U.S. against directors of the newspaper's parent company News Corp, according to a report on British satellite news channel Sky News.

  • UK Finance Minister Faces Drug Allegations Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 11:14 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    UK Finance Minister George Osborne faced controversy Monday as allegations resurfaced about him taking cocaine with a former madam.

  • UK Police Arrest 13th Phone Hacking Suspect Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 1:01 AM ET
    James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation, Europe and Asia.

    The Metropolitan Police arrested another suspect as part of their investigations into phone hacking at the now closed News of the World newspaper, London's Metropolitan police said on Thursday.

  • 'Devastating' News May Force More Murdoch Testimony Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 12:50 AM ET
    James Murdoch speaking in front of Parliament

    The travails of the Murdoch family over the phone-hacking scandal at their UK newspaper empire are far from over.

  • For Murdoch, a Board Meeting with Friendly Faces Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 9:54 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    When Rupert Murdoch sat down with his board on Tuesday for the first time since a phone hacking scandal overseas plunged his company into turmoil, he was surrounded by a lot of familiar, friendly faces, the New York Times reports.

  • News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch looks down as he leaves the One Aldwych Hotel surrounded by his personal security team to speak with reporters after meeting with the family of murdered school girl Milly Dowler on July 15, 2011 in London, England.

    It wasn't all about eating humble pie, both figurative and real, for Rupert Murdoch. The head of News Corp also hit back saying investigative journalism had helped UK politics and the country should emulate Singapore's pay for top politicians.

  • News Corp.’s Soft Power in the U.S Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 4:56 AM ET
    News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    Over the last month, many Americans watched from a distance in horror or amusement as it became evident that the News Corporation regarded Britain’s legal and political institutions as its own private club.

  • 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.