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article 03 December 2012 Business
The Daily (Reuters)
by Murdoch's iPad paper folds as News Corp prepares for split

Rupert Murdoch's newspaper for the iPad era, The Daily, shuts after less than two years, as News Corporation also announces the departure of Tom Mockridge from News International.

article 20 September 2012 Culture
Sky (Reuters)
by Sky keeps licence in wake of hacking scandal

Ofcom rules that Sky, which is partially owned by the Murdoch family, should hold onto its broadcast licence in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal.

article 04 July 2012 Science
Lord Sugar
Geoff White by Lord Sugar launches 'the successor to Freeview'

A new set-top box has been unveiled by Lord Alan Sugar today with the backing of the BBC, ITV, and Channels 4 and 5.

article 14 June 2012 UK
Prime Minister David Cameron is to testify at the Leveson inquiry into media ethics after revelations about the cosy relationship between his government and Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
David Cameron gives evidence at Leveson inquiry

David Cameron gives evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics.

article 03 June 2012 UK
Jeremy Hunt acted 'wisely and fairly', David Cameron claims
Cameron defends Hunt as pressure for investigation increases

David Cameron defends his refusal to launch an investigation into Jeremy Hunt's handling of News Corporation's bid for BSkyB insisting the culture secretary acted 'wisely and fairly'.

article 25 May 2012 UK
On the day David Cameron announced the establishment of the Leveson inquiry amid the News of the World phone hacking scandal, his communications director had dinner with a News Corp lobbyist.
Michael Crick by Leveson inquiry: News Corp's close links to Downing St

On the day David Cameron announced the establishment of an inquiry into media ethics in the midst of the phone hacking scandal, his communications director had dinner with a News Corp lobbyist.

article 25 May 2012 Business
A memo from Jeremy Hunt, published at the Leveson inquiry, suggests the culture secretary favoured News Corps bid for BSkyB, even before he had assumed responsibility for the takeover process.
Hunt's former aide faces second day at Leveson

Jeremy Hunt's former aide Adam Smith is to make his second appearance at Leveson, after it emerged that the culture secretary favoured News Corp's bid for BSkyB weeks before he was put in charge.

post 24 May 2012
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Scapegoated or misunderstood? Hunt spad speaks

Jeremy Hunt, told the prime minister "our media sector will suffer for years" if they blocked the BSkyB bid. Weeks later, he was given responsibility for the bid. Channel 4 News politics editor, Gary

article 24 May 2012 UK
As Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt's former special adviser Adam Smith prepares to give evidence at the Leveson inquiry, we look at the rise and public fall of the
Adam Smith, Jeremy Hunt, and the fall of the 'spad'

As Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt's former special adviser Adam Smith prepares to give evidence at the Leveson inquiry, we look at the rise and public fall of the "spad".