Rupert Murdoch


  • Email Adds Fuel to Murdoch Hacking Accusations Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 10:01 AM ET
    James Murdoch speaking in front of Parliament

    Rupert Murdoch’s son James received and responded to e-mail messages in 2008 that referred to “a nightmare scenario” of legal repercussions from widespread phone hacking at the tabloid The News of the World, the NYT reports.

  • James Murdoch Under Microscope     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 1:26 PM ET

    News Corps' James Murdoch got a second grilling before the British Parliament Committee investigating the allegations of the phone hacking at the now defunct News of the World, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Murdoch Likened to 'Mafia Boss' as He Repeats Denials Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 9:05 AM ET
    James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation, Europe and Asia.

    James Murdoch repeatedly insisted in front of British MPs Thursday that he did not know that phone-hacking at the News of the World went beyond a few rogue reporters.

  • Murdoch Re-Elected to News Corp's Board     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    CNBC'S Julia Boorstin with the latest details from News Corp's shareholder meeting last Friday.

  • Murdoch Faces Shareholders     Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 4:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the latest details from News Corp's annual meeting at the Fox Studios in Los Angeles.

  • 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.

    Rupert Murdoch has another headache on his hands- new allegations of hacking on top of shareholders advocating for his ousting. Murdoch kicked off the meeting with glowing comments about the state of the company, saying that the company's "in good shape to prosper." But it seems company hasn't yet put the hacking scandal behind it.

  • Murdochs Face Shareholders Post Scandal     Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 1:41 PM ET

    There has been a recommendation that Rupert and his sons be voted off the board following the hacking scandal, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin, and Sarah Ellison, Vanity Fair.

  • Murdoch Meeting Draws Protesters     Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    News Corp. is hosting its annual meeting in Los Angeles, which has attracted protesters to gather nearby, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • News Corp Annual Meeting     Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 10:42 AM ET

    Rupert Murdoch is in the hot seat once again, facing shareholders at News Corp's annual meeting in Los Angeles. Insight with Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management.

  • Rupert and James Murdoch in front of Parliament

    Rupert Murdoch inherited part of the newspaper business he turned into a vast worldwide media empire from his father, Sir Keith, and has always wanted to pass on News Corp to one of his children.

  • 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. .

  • Occupy Wall Street: Uptown & Downtown     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 3:23 PM ET

    CNBC's John Carney and Kayla Tausche report on the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters in New York City.

  • 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.

  • Occupy Wall Street: Day 25     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche discusses details of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • Rupert Murdoch

    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.