Rupert Murdoch


  • 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.

  • Murdoch Faces BSkyB Board     Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 6:30 AM ET

    NBC's Stephanie Gosk has the latest James Murdoch facing the BSkyB board and doubts about his role as chairman of that board.

  • 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.

  • How to Play the Markets Now     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

    Weighing in on whether Rupert Murdoch's empire can survive after the phone hacking scandal and how to invest in media stocks, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, Inc. chairman/CEO/chief investment officer,

  • 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.

  • London Markets & Murdoch     Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate has the latest details on the overseas markets and yesterday's Murdoch hearing.

  • 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.

  • Wendi Murdoch Plays Defense     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 3:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Rupert's wife came to his defense after a protester tried to attack him during a hearing in Parliament.

  • 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?

  • Murdoch Attacked by Protestor     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 2:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on a frightening moment for the News Corp CEO, as he and his son were grilled by Parliament over the phone hacking scandal.

  • 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?