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  1. U.K. Culture Minister to Hand Over E-mails About Rupert Murdoch’s Planned BSkyB Takeover

    3:39 am 4/27/2012

    Jeremy Hunt says he will supply information to the U.K. government-funded Leveson Inquiry into media ethics after the opposition criticized his interactions with Murdoch’s News Corp. and called for his resignation.Read more

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  2. Former News of the World Lawyer: Rupert Murdoch Told 'Shameful Lie'

    10:44 am 4/26/2012

    Tom Crone defends himself against comments from the News Corp. CEO who had told a media ethics panel earlier in the day that people at his company had covered up the extent of the phone hacking scandal.Read more

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  3. U.K. Media Regulator Turns up Heat On Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and BSkyB

    8:34 am 4/26/2012

    An ongoing investigation into a "fit and proper" test for BSkyB to operate a U.K. broadcasting licence asks for civil litigation papers from the pay TV firm and newspapers.Read more

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  4. News Corp. Boss Rupert Murdoch Questioned on Political Timing of Failed BSkyB Bid

    8:05 am 4/25/2012

    The mogul describes as “pure coincidence” a timetable that saw his conglomerate launch a $12 billion bid for the U.K. pay TV firm shortly after the last British general election.Read more

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  5. News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch Discusses Political Influence, Media Regulation, Twitter Comments

    1:22 am 4/25/2012

    UPDATED: The mogul tells a British Inquiry into media ethics that he "never asked a prime minister for anything," still admires former conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and that people should not "take my tweets too seriously."Read more

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  6. U.K. Culture Secretary Faces Calls for Resignation After Murdoch Hearing Appearance

    10:20 am 4/24/2012

    Jeremy Hunt, who was involved in deciding on News Corp.'s failed attempt to buy full control of pay TV firm BSkyB, is described as a “cheerleader” and informant for News Corp.Read more

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  7. News Corp. Deputy COO James Murdoch: Controls Failed to Prevent Phone Hacking Despite Staff's Assurances

    1:47 am 4/24/2012

    UPDATED: A U.K.-government funded inquiry into media ethics also asked him about talks with politicians about the company's bid for BSkyB and the power of media giants as he said he only read the company's tabloid papers "from time to time."Read more

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  8. Wall Street Eyes on Rupert and James Murdoch as Moguls Prepare for U.K. Questioning

    12:49 pm 4/23/2012

    “I assume there will be some fairly negative headwinds coming out” of media ethics hearings this week, and there could be implications for News Corp.’s stake in BSkyB, says one Wall Street observer.Read more

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  9. News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, Son James to Appear in Front of Phone Hacking Panel Next Week

    7:41 am 4/19/2012

    The so-called Leveson Inquiry, funded by the U.K. government, has published the media moguls' names on a witness list for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.Read more

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  10. News Corp. Phone Hacking Scandal: Lawyer Eyeing U.S. Suits Arrives in New York, May Call on FBI

    2:33 am 4/17/2012

    While the U.S. legal front has moved into the spotlight with the arrival of lawyer Mark Lewis, a parliamentary committee in the U.K. is discussing a second draft of a report on the hacking allegations against Rupert Murdoch's conglomerate.Read more

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