Rupert Murdoch


article 02 September 2015 UK
Rebekah Brooks (Reuters)
Rebekah Brooks returns as Murdoch newspaper chief

Rebekah Brooks is appointed chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News UK, a year after being cleared of phone hacking charges.

article 11 June 2015 World
Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch 'stepping down' as 21st Century Fox CEO

Rupert Murdoch is to step down as chief executive of 21st Century Fox, reports say, citing sources close to the Murdoch family.

article 04 September 2014 UK
by Phone hacking: Clooney to direct the movie

News that George Clooney is to direct a movie about the phone hacking scandal has caused a buzz - but who should he cast? Channel 4 News' Hayley Barlow has some tongue-in-cheek suggestions.

article 04 July 2014 UK
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson (Reuters)
Phone hacking: Andy Coulson sentenced to 18 months

As David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson is sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to intercept voicemail messages, the prime minister says "no-one is above the law".

article 30 June 2014 UK, United States
Rupert Murdoch (Getty Images)
What does the phone-hacking trial mean for News Corp?

The acquittals of Rebekah Brooks and five other defendants at the phone hacking trial was good news for Rupert Murdoch. But what, asks Martin Hickman, is the longer-term outlook for his global empire?

article 25 June 2014 UK
Former News of the World Managing Editor Stuart Kuttner
'I suspect Murdoch regrets shutting NoW' - video

Former News of the World Managing Editor Stuart Kuttner tells Channel 4 News that the closure of the News of the World was a bleak day for the paper's hardworking staff - and their readers.

article 25 June 2014 UK
Cameron in trouble for talking too soon on Coulson
Judge tells off Cameron for talking too soon on Coulson

Jurors fail to reach verdicts on two remaining charges facing the PM's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-NoW royal editor Clive Goodman, as the phone-hacking judge tells off politicians.

article 24 June 2014 UK
Rebekah Brooks (Reuters)
Rebekah Brooks: social butterfly with an iron will

News of the World editor, lover of Andy Coulson, protegee of Rupert Murdoch - the extent of Rebekah Brooks's connections with the rich and powerful became clear during the phone-hacking trial.

video 31 October 2013

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Rupert Murdoch delivers 2013 Lowy lecture - video

Full speech: News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch delivers the 10th Lowy lecture in Sydney, Australia.