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  • Les Hinton Resigns Dow Jones     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen has the details of another top News Corp executive exiting the company on the heels of the hacking scandal.

  • Murdoch Managing the Crisis     Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports News Corp is still in apologizing mode even after News International CEO Rebekah Brooks leaves the company.

  • Rupert Murdoch Apologizes for Hacking Scandal Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 11:32 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch and News International will this weekend make a full ‘mea culpa’ to the British public for the phone hacking scandal through a series of full-page advertisements headed: “We are sorry," the FT reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Phone Hacking Scandal May Stretch to 9/11 Victims Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 8:11 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will look into whether 9/11 victims were targeted in the phone hacking scandal.

  • Murdoch's British Titles: Who Would Buy? Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 1:41 AM ET

    Speculation has been building about who might want to buy the other newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in the UK, after the News of the World closure.

  • Murdoch Under Siege     Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kaya Tausche and Ross Westgate with the latest details on the fallout from News Corp's hacking scandal, and discussing its impact on the pending BSkyB deal and shareholders, with Jason Subotky, Yacktman Mutual Funds.

  • On the Board at News Corp. Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch's growing phone-hacking scandal continues to be the media story of the moment.

  • Murdoch Empire at Risk?     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    Discussing fallout from the hacking scandal and its impact on News Corp, with Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times; Lloyd Grove, The Daily Beast and Bob Pittman, Pilot Group CEO.

  • Murdoch's Deal Delayed by British     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 1:31 PM ET

    NBC's Stephanie Gosk has the details on whether News Corp's plan takeover of BSkyB violates anti-monopoly laws.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    A phone hacking scandal continues to rock the house of Rupert Murdoch, sending shares of News Corp plummeting as well as those of its acquisition target BSkyB.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    The likelihood of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp being given UK government approval to complete its takeover of British Sky Broadcasting has "sharply contracted" over the last 24 hours, Alex De Groote, media analyst at Panmure Gordon told CNBC.

  • Arrests Expected 'Within Days' Over Hacking: Sources Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 8:54 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    The storm clouds brewing over Rupert Murdoch's UK media empire are set to move closer, with the arrest of up to five employees expected within days, sources familiar with the situation told CNBC.com Thursday.

  • Maneuvering to Control Future of Formula One Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 12:53 PM ET
    European Formula One Grand Prix

    The fortunes of a Formula One race can change in a split second. When Sebastian Vettel, the 23-year-old star of the Red Bull Racing team, slipped up on the last lap of the Canadian Grand Prix this month, he allowed Jenson Button of McLaren to snatch away the victor’s Jeroboam of Champagne the New York Times reports.

  • CEO Dads and Their Executive Kids Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 4:43 PM ET
    For many dads, the greatest Father's Day gift imaginable is the sight of a son or daughter working beside him in the family business. It offers the same satisfaction as helping a child get a leg up in life, bit it also offers the tempting possibility of the family business surviving after dad retires. This holds true whether the business is a feed store, a bait and tackle shop, or a multinational conglomerate.Click ahead and see the CEO dads whose kids hold executive positions in their companies

    For many dads, the greatest Father's Day gift imaginable is the sight of a son or daughter working beside him in the family business. Here are some CEO dads whose kids hold executive positions in their companies.