Rupert Murdoch

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...

Rupert Murdoch: U.S. Doesn't Need Keystone Pipeline

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada Business

Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News has given the Keystone XL pipeline some of its most positive coverage, but Murdoch himself doesn’t appear to be a fan of...

For the Royals, Kate Topless Is Child's Play

Tim Knight | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

This family's privacy has survived a princely pater familias reputed to have enjoyed rather frequent romps with ladies who were neither his sovereign nor his wife and a promiscuous princess married to the heir to the throne among other things. After such a history, a little blurry bare breastedness, shot from a great distance, really shouldn't qualify to right-thinking people as either "grotesque" or "totally unjustifiable."

Rupert Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Subsidiary Boards

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada

LONDON -- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has resigned as a director of a number of News Corp. boards overseeing his Britain newspapers, a spokeswoman conf...

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 ...

Off With the FT's Head

Conrad Black | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada
Conrad Black

I am groggy with disbelief at the London Financial Times' suggestion that British justice should now, having preserved its virtue and a reasonable facsimile of due process for centuries, adopt the American plea bargain, at least in corporate matters.

My Destruction by Murdoch

Conrad Black | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada
Conrad Black

The press release announcing my resignation from Hollinger was on the wires the Monday morning after my decision. Murdoch's New York Post became the outlet for every fictional tale of my enemies and then some enthusiastically invented by the Post itself.

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...

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...

Firefox Add-On Warns Surfers Away From Murdoch Sites

News Junkie Post | Posted 09.21.2011 | Canada Business

In the continuing backlash against the Murdoch Empire, a Firefox add-on has just been released that warns a user when they arrive at a website owned b...

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.

Twitter Reacts To Murdoch Pie Toss

The Huffington Post | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada

Rupert Murdoch's testimony before a U.K. parliamentary committee raised a lot of eyebrows online on Tuesday and it wasn't because of anything the medi...

The Case for Myspace

Mitch Joel | Posted 09.11.2011 | Canada
Mitch Joel

The true value of this deal should not be mitigated by the amount paid, but how it changed, evolved and pushed a traditional mass media institution to think about their business in a very different and new light.

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...

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...