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This list was compiled by the amazing Steven Nott, himself a witness at Leveson. He has given me permission to reprint the list in its entirety.
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 106 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 07:37 AM PDT with 214 Recommends
From The Guardian: Two former police officers, an ex-prison officer and another public official have admitted selling information to the Sun – the first people to plead guilty in relation to the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 11:30 AM PST with 101 Recommends
From an article in Independent Australia , titled, Rupert and James Murdoch to appear in court in UK phone hacking trials : AUSTRALIAN-BORN newspaper magnate Keith Rupert Murdoch and his son James ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 89 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 03:44 AM PST with 294 Recommends
This week, Rupert sold off $28.9 million in News Corp. voting shares. And last Friday, he cashed in $40.1 million worth! I imagine 70 million dollars in 5 business days is near the maximum he's ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 77 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 06:02 PM PST with 157 Recommends
From the BBC : Six journalists from the now defunct News of the World have been arrested by police investigating allegations of phone-hacking at the newspaper. Scotland Yard said three men and ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 04:02 AM PST with 222 Recommends
From The Telegraph : The 50-year-old serving officer was held this morning under Operation Elveden, the investigation into alleged corrupt payments to public officials. Scotland Yard confirmed ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 08:20 AM PST with 22 Recommends
It was surely the anticipation of negative publicity like this that has Rupert Murdoch scurrying to split his empire in half -- an attempt to shield his lucrative entertainment divisions from the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 04:18 PM PST with 60 Recommends
The Crown Prosecution Service announced today (Tuesday) that charges are being laid against a Metropolitan Police officer and a Sun (News International/Corp) journalist: Alison Levitt QC, the ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 11:20 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Big h/t to ceebs for alerting me to this story. From Business Insider : Two separate statements from News Corp. appear to indicate that the company's News America Marketing — which handles its ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 06:48 AM PST with 143 Recommends
Couldn't happen to a nicer organization. From the New York Business Journal : News Corp. said the publishing business that it plans to spin off next year had a $2.08 billion loss in its fiscal 2012,
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 01:53 PM PST with 120 Recommends
The 2,000 page Leveson Report was finally released today. This is the official document of the entire Leveson Inquiry, a probe into the nefarious dealings of the UK Press, though primarily of Rupert ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 02:59 PM PST with 96 Recommends
From Dan Froomkin , writing for The Huffington Post : WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors and financial regulators on Wednesday reasserted their intention to enforce the law that bans the bribery of ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 09:37 AM PST with 44 Recommends
From The Telegraph : The news came after it was reported that journalists being investigated over alleged payments to public officials are being put under pressure to implicate senior executives at ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 06:14 PM PST with 84 Recommends
From The Guardian : Film producer Harvey Weinstein may prove to be the secret weapon of the Barack Obama re-election campaign thanks to a film about the killing of Osama Bin Laden that is set to ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 02:19 PM PDT with 40 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
From The Independent : Detectives have evidence which suggests that a notorious private detective agency carried out a burglary while working for the News of the World. In the latest twist to the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 11:16 AM PDT with 252 Recommends
From Bloomberg: A former News Corp. (NWSA) security staff member in Britain was charged over claims he conspired with ex- company executive Rebekah Brooks to obstruct a probe into phone hacking at ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 12:38 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
From CNN : London (CNN) -- The number of likely victims of phone hacking by people working for Rupert Murdoch's London media empire has jumped to more than 1,000, the top police officer working on ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 11:26 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
From The Guardian : A 60-year-old man, understood to be former News of the World head of legal Tom Crone, has been arrested by Metropolitan police detectives investigating phone hacking. Crone was ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 01:25 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
h/t ceebs and BlueStateRedhead for the heads up on this. From Bloomberg : U.K. police probing computer hacking and voice-mail interception by News Corp. (NWSA)’s British newspapers arrested two ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 04:01 PM PDT with 47 Recommends