Phone Hacking Scandal

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...

Church Of England Bails On Rupert Murdoch

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - The Church of England has sold its shares in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. over its handling of a phone hacking scandal at one of its newspaper...

He'll Be The One Answering Questions

CP | Raphael G. Satter, The Associated Press | Posted 02.17.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - CNN star Piers Morgan may be known to Americans as an empathetic English interviewer, but it's his past at the heart of Britain's troubled ta...

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.

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.

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...