Tag: Rupert Murdoch

UK phone hacking scandal: arrests spread beyond Murdoch papers / Britain’s political elite by revealing close relations between ruling politicians and newspaper editors and owners.

Photo: EPA Police arrested four former editors from the Sunday Mirror tabloid on Thursday – the first journalists from a newspaper outside Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp to be detained in a phone hacking scandal that shocked Britain. Shares in Trinity Mirror fell 21 percent, wiping over 60 million […]

News Corp. Hacked Computers in U.S. Ad Wars, Dial Soap Says: ” “Mr. Carlucci threatened to fire any News employee (‘concerned about doing the right thing’)”

DETROIT (CN) – Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. used Al Capone’s tactics and computer hacking to monopolize the market for promotions in 40,000 retail stores, and coupon inserts in “scores of newspapers nationwide,” the maker of Dial Soap claims in a federal antitrust complaint. The Dial Corp. sued News […]