Phone Hacking Scandal

  • UK: The Sun's politics editor charged over bribery 14-05-2013 09:40 PM

    London: Britain's prosecutors say The Sun tabloid's politics editor Clodagh Hartley has been charged over a conspiracy to pay thousands of pounds worth of bribes to a press officer working in the British government's tax department. Prosecutors say The Sun paid bribes to press officer Jonathan Hall in return for...
  • James Murdoch quits the boards of Sun, Times 23-11-2011 07:36 PM

    London: James Murdoch has resigned from the boards of the companies that publish its British newspapers including the now-defunct News of the World tabloid at the center of the phone hacking sandal, regulatory filings show. The London Evening Standard newspaper said Murdoch would remain as chairman of the News International...
  • NOTW phone hacking: Now legal action in US 23-09-2011 07:29 PM

    London: There was more bad news for media baron Rupert Murdoch on Friday as lawyers representing the murdered British teenager Milly Dowler said they would soon launch legal action against News Corp in the United States. It was the report that 13-year-old Dowler's phone was tapped allegedly at the behest...
  • UK announces new Metropolitan Police chief 13-09-2011 12:13 AM

    London: Bernard Hogan-Howe, the acting deputy commissioner for Britain's Metropolitan Police, has been named the new head of the force, the government said on Monday. Hogan-Howe will fill the gap left by former Met police chief Paul Stephenson and former assistant commissioner John Yates, who both resigned in quick succession...
  • Cop probing UK phone-hacking scandal arrested 20-08-2011 08:29 AM

    London: In a fresh development in Britain's phone hacking scandal, a police officer has been arrested in relation to leaks during investigation into the unethical news gathering practices at the now defunct News of the World tabloid. The 51-year-old detective constable was arrested while at work and bailed as part...
  • Murdoch's loss is other tabloids' gain 13-08-2011 06:22 PM

    London: The circulation of British tabloids has shot up after media baron Rupert Murdoch closed down News of the World in July until then Britain's largest selling Sunday paper in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal, latest industry figures show. The Sunday Mirror picked up the most new customers with...
  • NOTW scandal: Police arrests another journalist 10-08-2011 07:59 PM

    London: Greg Miskiw, former news editor of the now defunct News of the World, was arrested on Wednesday by the Scotland Yard team investigating phone-hacking at newspaper titles owned by Rupert Murdoch's News International. Miskiw, 61, was arrested on suspicion of phone hacking, Scotland Yard said. He was arrested after...
  • Murdoch's daughter delays joining News Corp 06-08-2011 02:07 PM

    Los Angeles: Elisabeth Murdoch, the daughter of News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch, has delayed taking her seat on the News Corp board, a sign the company is trying to duck criticism that the publicly traded company is run like a family dynasty. Such criticism reached new heights after a phone-hacking...
  • Eleventh arrest in UK tabloid hacking scandal 03-08-2011 03:02 AM

    London: Stuart Kuttner, managing editor of the News of the World for 22 years, was arrested and later freed on bail on Tuesday over a phone-hacking scandal at the now-defunct tabloid that has rattled Britain's establishment, a source close to the case said. Police said a 71-year-old man had been...
  • Murdoch scandal reporter gets book deal 26-07-2011 12:41 PM

    New York: The newspaper reporter who spent years investigating phone hacking claims in Rupert Murdoch's media empire has won a book deal. The Guardian reporter Nick Davies has been signed to write an authoritative account of the News Corp. scandal for Faber and Faber Inc. Financial compensation wasn't disclosed. The...
  • News Corp's UK political meetings to be documented 26-07-2011 01:32 AM

    London: Ministers in Britain's coalition government, criticised for being too close to Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit News Corp, face more scrutiny this week when details of their meetings with the company's executives are published. News Corp executive James Murdoch is also under pressure over his handling of a phone-hacking scandal that...
  • Phone hacking scandal engulfs more UK newspapers 23-07-2011 09:16 PM

    London: Britain's phone-hacking scandal appeared to be spreading to newspaper titles beyond those owned by Rupert Murdoch, with fresh claims dragging the Mirror group into the mire of allegations of eavesdropping on celebrities. In a dramatic turn to the scandal, former journalists at the Mirror group said they witnessed phone...
  • UK lawmaker asks police to investigate Murdoch 23-07-2011 01:05 AM

    London: News Corp executive James Murdoch could face a police investigation into claims he gave "mistaken" testimony to Britain's parliament this week, deepening the legal crisis that has engulfed the Murdoch family's media empire. Prime Minister David Cameron, criticised for his close ties to senior figures at News Corp, said...
  • The Last Word: UK phone hacking scandal 22-07-2011 11:37 PM

    On 'The Last Word' Karan Thapar examine if the UK phone hacking scandal issue could also happen to India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-07-2011 12:54 AM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • FTN: Is NOTW scandal the end of tabloid journalism? 21-07-2011 12:12 AM

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, the UK phone-hacking scandal is the end of tabloid journalism. ...
  • UK's 'Sunday Mirror' gains on NOTW demise 20-07-2011 09:27 PM

    London: The number of Britons reading The Sunday Mirror tabloid rose 50 per cent last week as those who once bought News Corp's News of the World, closed 10 days ago in the grip of a phone-hacking scandal, looked elsewhere. A survey of over 1,000 people conducted by Kantar Media...
  • UK phone hacking scandal: Is this the end of tabloid journalism?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether the UK phone hacking scandal will lead to the end of tabloid journalism. ...
  • Rupert Murdoch influence limited in India 20-07-2011 01:21 AM

    New Delhi: Rupert Murdoch knows something about power and how to wield it. In Britain, the media magnate's backing was long seen as a prerequisite for anyone hoping to become prime minister; in the United States Murdoch's Fox News has helped drive debate and the growth of the right-wing Tea...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-07-2011 11:41 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Will India ever match UK's media standards? 19-07-2011 11:40 PM

    On 'Talking Point' Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Will our media ever match UK's standard of accountability'. ...
  • Rebekah Brooks testifies to British lawmakers 19-07-2011 10:34 PM

    London: After nearly three hours of testimony from Rupert and James Murdoch, former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has taken her place at a hearing on phone hacking. Brooks, who resigned last week amid the widening scandal, began her testimony with an apology for what took place at the...
  • Rupert Murdoch attacked in UK Parliament 19-07-2011 09:34 PM

    London: A protester rushed at Rupert Murdoch as he gave testimony to British lawmakers on Tuesday, setting off a scuffle and spattering Murdoch with what appeared to be white foam in a foil pie dish in a shocking interruption of a hearing into the phone hacking scandal that's rocked the...
  • No financial motive for closing NOTW: Murdoch 19-07-2011 07:55 PM

    London: Media titan Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday denied that the closure of the News of the World tabloid was motivated by financial considerations. He said he shut down the News of the World because of criminal allegations. There has been speculation that Murdoch wanted to close the Sunday newspaper in...
  • 9/11 families seek meeting with FBI on hacking 19-07-2011 03:31 AM

    New York: Relatives of victims of the September 11 attacks have asked to meet the FBI and the US Justice Department to discuss the agencies' preliminary inquiry into reports that News Corp reporters may have tried to hack the phones of 9/11 victims. US authorities have acknowledged they are looking...
  • London police feel the heat in UK hacking scandal 19-07-2011 12:55 AM

    London: Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal enveloped the London police force on Monday with the rapid-fire resignations of two top officers and claims of possible illegal eavesdropping, bribery and collusion. UK officials immediately vowed to investigate. Prime Minister David Cameron, feeling the political heat from his own close ties to individuals...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-07-2011 11:53 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on 'India at 9' with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • UK phone hacking: Another policeman resigns 18-07-2011 10:47 PM

    John Yates on Monday resigned after coming under criticism over his handling of the phone hacking scandal. ...
  • Last edition of 'News of The World' hits stands 11-07-2011 10:33 AM

    The renowned British newspaper shuts down over illegal eavesdropping and bribery scandal. ...