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  1. Wall Street Debates News Corp. Strategy for Cash, Deals After Dropped BSkyB Bid

    2:23 pm 7/13/2011

    Observers would like to see Rupert Murdoch's conglomerate return more money to shareholders, and some hope for a sale of its U.K. newspapers. Read more

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  2. Parliament May Be Asked to Force Rupert and James Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks to Give Evidence

    1:05 pm 7/13/2011

    In an impassioned House of Commons debate, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown denounces News Corp.'s News International unit as “an intolerable abuser of power.”Read more

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  3. Civil Rights Group to Protest Outside of Rupert Murdoch's Manhattan Home

    11:45 am 7/13/2011

    ColorofChange.org joined the call for a Congressional investigation of phone hacking charges at the conglomerates.Read more

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  4. U.S. Senator: News Corp. May Have Hacked 9/11 Victims' Phones, Investigation Called

    7:11 am 7/13/2011

    Senator Jay Rockefeller calls the allegations "offensive and a serious breach of journalistic ethics."Read more

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  5. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Withdraws BSkyB Bid Amid Phone Hacking Scandal

    6:29 am 7/13/2011

    The conglomerate, which owns a 39% stake, plans to remain a long-term shareholder of the U.K. pay TV company.Read more

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  6. Confessions of a 'News of the World' Reporter (Exclusive)

    5:00 am 7/13/2011

    A former staffer describes for THR how she was sent with a tiny "pen cam" with orders to catch Mike Tyson in a "cocaine orgy"; finding none, editors embellished her story with "three-way sex and other activities I had not witnessed."Read more

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  7. News Corp. Scandal: How James Murdoch Might Suffer (Analysis)

    1:51 pm 7/12/2011

    Analysts are split on whether the 39-year-old heir apparent can survive the storm.Read more

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  8. Casey Anthony Verdict Beats Out Debt Crisis As Top TV Story Last Week

    12:08 pm 7/12/2011

    Anthony was the top newsmaker, far surpassing President Obama, according to the Project for Excellence in Journalism's weekly coverage index.Read more

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  9. Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks Summoned to Parliament to Answer Phone Hacking Allegations

    6:17 am 7/12/2011

    The call comes as the company finds itself facing unprecedented public and political hostility.Read more

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  10. News Corp. Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback After Shares Plummet Amid Phone Hacking Scandal

    6:09 am 7/12/2011

    In a nod to investors wondering how the conglomerate may use its cash amid a delay in the review of its play for full control of BSkyB, the program increases a previous stock repurchase authorization that had $1.8 billion remaining.Read more

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