News of the World

One Convicted, One Cleared

CP | Jill Lawless, The Associated Press | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Business

LONDON - It was a simple trick — punching in passcodes to listen to messages left on other people's phones.For years the illegal technique, known as...

Family Was Selling His Stories?

CP | Jill Lawless, The Associated Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada

LONDON - Jude Law has told Britain's phone hacking trial that for years the media had an "unhealthy" amount of information about his private life. But...

TABLOIDS ON TRIAL

CP | Jill Lawless, The Associated Press | Posted 12.27.2013 | Canada

LONDON - They were once two of the most powerful people in the British media, senior executives for media mogul Rupert Murdoch and associates of Prime...

The Real Rupert Murdoch

Conrad Black | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Business
Conrad Black

My admiration for Rupert Murdoch's boldness and acumen and our previous 25 years of more than civil relations make it unpleasant, despite his unspeakable assault on me, to have to conclude that he is deeply repressed and malicious man.

News International To Pay Millions To Murdered Schoolgirl's Family

CP | Cassandra Vinograd, The Associated Press | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's company said Friday it has agreed to pay 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) to the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone ...

Times Of London, Other Murdoch Properties Scrutinized

CP | Raphael G. Satter, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit News International confirmed Tuesday that it was reviewing journalistic standards across the company, a U.K. med...

13th Arrest In Phone Hacking Scandal

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - British police made a new arrest Thursday in the country's tabloid phone hacking scandal, amid fresh scrutiny of Rupert Murdoch's media empir...

Another Arrest In U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - London police arrested a 61-year old man Wednesday in connection with the ongoing investigation into electronic eavesdropping of voice mail m...

The Crisis of Credibility

Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada
Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D

From sex-abuse scandals within churches to the stupefying fiascoes on Wall Street and in the Gulf of Mexico, a general malaise has replaced our optimism. For academics concerned by the crisis of credibility in our political, economic, and social institutions, it is time to take a good look in the mirror.

Why Canada Isn't Likely To Have A Murdoch-Style Scandal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's open disdain for the news media has helped his party raise money and rally the Conservative troops. As the lurid phone-ha...

Arch-Rival of Murdoch's UK Tabloids Announces Probe Into Own Hacking Allegations

CP | Raphael G. Satter, The Associated Press | Posted 09.25.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Britain's Trinity Mirror newspaper group on Tuesday announced a review into its editorial procedures following the explosion of the tabloid phone hacking scandal at its News International rival.

Trinity Mirror PLC spokesman Nick Fullagar said Tuesday that the inquiry was not an investigation into claims of phone hacking, but acknowledged that the scandal over the News of the World's espionage campaign helped prompt the review.

When it Comes to the Media, Nice Isn't Always Better Than Naughty

Jonathan Naymark | Posted 09.23.2011 | Canada
Jonathan Naymark

In light of the British phone hacking scandal, such media purity may seem like a good thing

Now UK's Mirror Tabloid Accused Of Phone Hacking

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- LONDON - One British newspaper has already been felled by the escalating scandal over the interception of public figures' voicem...

Why a Free Press Need Not Push Ethics to the Edge

David Schneiderman | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada
David Schneiderman

'It was not our job to get in the course of justice,' Murdoch testified. Qualification for continued employment at a news organization, however, calls for something more than non-criminal behaviour.

Journalistic Ethics Should Start at the Kitchen Table

Claire Penhorwood | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada
Claire Penhorwood

If I had to venture a guess as to how many journalists have had to defend themselves -- and their professions -- to someone in the past week, I would ...

Murdoch Swoops Into News International Office

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- LONDON - With the last edition of Britain's News of the World tabloid in hand, Rupert Murdoch descended on the U.K. on Sunday to...

Second Tabloid Searched As Phone Hack Scandal Widens

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief and an ex-royal reporter were arrested Friday in a phone hac...

U.K. Dead Soldiers' Families Hacked By Tabloid?

CBC | Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada

CBC -- The family members of British soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan may have also had their phones hacked by a U.K. tabloid, according to a r...

U.K. Hacking Scandal Explodes With New Allegations, Emergency Debate

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

UPDATE: Our sister site, Huffington Post UK, is liveblogging developments from the hacking scandal. Pressure is growing on both the government and...