OK

These are the most recent diaries filed under this tag:
This will be my briefest diary ever, Though exhausted from ten days in court livetweeting the Phone Hacking Trial at the Old Bailey, I've just seen Annette K's diary about what happened this week.
by Brit
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 02:13 PM PST with 41 Recommends
From The Daily Mail : Rupert Murdoch has been challenged by MPs to explain his secretly recorded comments criticising the ‘totally incompetent’ police inquiries into phone hacking and corrupt ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 02:56 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
From The Telegraph : Rupert Murdoch could face criminal charges in America after he was secretly filmed telling journalists at his newspapers that bribing police officers for stories was “the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 56 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 09:50 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
From Reuters : British lawmakers said on Tuesday they would recall media mogul Rupert Murdoch to clarify evidence he gave to them last year after he was secretly recorded belittling a police ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 08:46 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
From Channel 4 (UK): A recording from March earlier this year, obtained by investigative website Exaro, shows the 82-year-old as we've never seen him before - raging against the police and claiming ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 08:18 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
From Private Eye : IN MARCH Rupert Murdoch met several of the Sun journalists who have been arrested over allegations of paying public officials. The way they were being treated by police, he told ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 79 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 07:21 AM PDT with 184 Recommends
Today, British Home Secretary Theresa May announced the reopening of the famous 1987 Daniel Morgan murder case. He was a private investigator found in a car park with an axe through the head. A ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 11:45 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
This is big news for anyone folowing #Hackgate: A judge has decided to probe the Daniel Morgan axe-murder case. Morgan was a Glenn Mulcaire-style private detective, who was found with an axe ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 04:37 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
From Business Week : Later this year there will be criminal trials in London for some of the dozens of former News Corp. employees who have been arrested, including Brooks. In the U.S., the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 04:49 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Today the next phase in the ongoing UK legal cases surrounding the Murdoch organisation occurred. DCI April Casburn was found guilty of misconduct in public office. BBC News - Detective guilty of ...
by ceebs
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 07:33 AM PST with 23 Recommends
I know You're all busy with your election, but things are still bubbling along in Murdoch land For the last two weeks Chris Bryant, one of the MP's who has been holding the governments feet to the ...
by ceebs
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 06:39 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Bloomberg reports that when Ofcom, the British regulator, gave News Corp's UK broadcaster BSkyB the clear today, declaring it fit and proper BUT condemning James Murdoch in a career ending fashion (...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 01:54 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Mars-sized h/t to AnnetteK for finding this on MP Tom Watson's blog, Tom Watson MP: Church of England Disinvests from News Corporation August 7th, 2012 | The Church Commissioners and the Church ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 04:19 AM PDT with 138 Recommends
FYI The Guardian has reported in the last 20 minutes the above news.I am posting to get the news out and suggest a dot needing connecting, as I must run to an appointment and will delete afterwards ...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 02:20 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
I've missed you guys. Though it's great to be covering the Leveson Inquiry for the DailyBeast and Newsweek, it's on teh blogs in the US that I built up the support, courage and debating skills to ...
by Brit
Comment Count 148 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2012 at 06:06 AM PDT with 277 Recommends
New allegations have been published about the extent that the News Corp owned company NDS engaged in undermining rival pay TV companies. This time the piracy relates to Murdoch's rival operators in ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 07:54 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Forgive me for this rescoop of an excellent diary by Ceebs , but this isn't getting enough attention. Tom Watson, the MP who led the charge against Murdoch's UK empire, is asking for help ...
by Brit
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 01:19 PM PDT with 275 Recommends
This is a very brief call to action for fellow Kossacks. In the last few minutes it's been revealed that Peter Foster, a conman based in Australia, has been told by police detectives that he was ...
by Brit
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 06:55 PM PDT with 103 Recommends
OK. Slightly breaking the rules here. I've just filed a story for a US Magazine about papers released tonight which detail the secret meeting between Murdoch Margaret Thatcher and Rupert Murdoch to ...
by Brit
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 09:27 PM PDT with 121 Recommends
The Net Closes In Just as it seems some kind of legal injunction managed to stop the broadcast of last night's much anticipated BBC Panorama documentary on Murdoch's spying activities on other ...
by Brit
Comment Count 130 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 05:21 AM PDT with 338 Recommends