FCC Plan to Gut Media Ownership Rules Would Benefit Rupert Murdoch

By: Tuesday November 20, 2012 5:57 pm

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Julius Genachowski would like the FCC to vote on a plan to gut media ownership rules. If approved, News Corp owner Rupert Murdoch, who has been considering buying more media, would benefit. The proposal would also allow for more media consolidation. Using innocuous language to describe a proposal that should [...]

Murdoch Phone Hacking Scandal: Private Investigator Ordered to Reveal Who Gave Hacking Orders

By: Friday August 19, 2011 3:26 pm

Actor Steve Coogan, who has been fighting to uncover details on phone hacking by News of the World. (photo: Beacon Radio) A court has ordered Glenn Mulcaire to disclose information on who gave him the order to hack the phones of Elle Macpherson and at least five other public individuals, including a Liberal Democrat deputy [...]

Letters Reveal Law Firm’s Assessment Did Not Clear News International of Criminal Activity

By: Tuesday August 16, 2011 5:24 pm

James Murdoch at a CSMC parliamentary hearing in July. Murdoch oversees News International. (photo: Ben Terrett) A UK parliamentary committee, the Culture, Sports & Media Committee (CSMC), which has been investigating the News of the World phone hacking scandal for the past months, released letters from various individuals involved in the scandal. The contents include new [...]

WSJ Editorial Staff Commits to Pathologically Lying About WikiLeaks & Phone Hacking Scandal

By: Tuesday July 19, 2011 12:32 am

(photo: Stephen Cummings) (update below) The Wall Street Journal editorial staff has now officially committed to lying through their teeth about how the phone hacking scandal at News of the World is exactly like the New York Times, The Guardian and other newspapers working with WikiLeaks. Yesterday, the editorial staff sought to defend News Corp [...]

Phone Hacking Scandal Brings Out WSJ’s Fear of WikiLeaks

By: Sunday July 17, 2011 10:28 pm

(update below) As the News Corp phone hacking scandal continues to grow and envelop US newspapers and media organizations, which are owned by Rupert Murdoch and part of the News Corp family, the management of each of these papers and organizations are working overtime to defend Murdoch from the criticism. And, in a recent editorial [...]

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