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  1. James Murdoch Faces Ofcom Test Into his Right to Sit on BSkyB Board

    5:43 am 3/9/2012

    U.K. regulator sets up special team to look at Murdoch’s credentials amid the ongoing phone-hacking and corrupt payments investigation. Read more

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  2. U.K. Press Complaints Commission to Close After 21 Years

    6:13 am 3/8/2012

    The closure is partly in response to allegations made against Rupert Murdoch’s News International deemed toothless and inadequate by some.Read more

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  3. News International Offers ‘No Comment’ on Reports That Two Reporters at Murdoch-Owned Sun Tabloid Attempted Suicide (Update)

    10:17 pm 3/6/2012

    British media and social sites largely silent as overnight reports suggest apparent suicide attempts came as pressure from investigations into alleged phone-hacking continues to mount.Read more

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  4. News Corp. FBI Probe Turns to Russia

    6:18 am 3/5/2012

    Authorities are investigating if News Outdoor Russia, which Rupert Murdoch's conglomerate used to own, paid bribes to local officials to approve billboard placements.Read more

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  5. News Corp. Executive: James Murdoch's News International Resignation Was Just A Delayed Step

    9:34 am 2/29/2012

    Fox Networks Group president David Haslingden sees upside for the National Geographic Channel and says the son of Rupert Murdoch stayed on as head of the U.K. newspaper business, which has been embroiled in the phone hacking scandal, "longer than anticipated." Read more

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  6. Wall Street Chimes in on James Murdoch's Departure From News International

    7:12 am 2/29/2012

    News Corp.'s stock opens slightly higher to hit a new 52-week high.Read more

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  7. James Murdoch Steps Down as Head of News Corp.'s News International Unit

    6:14 am 2/29/2012

    UPDATED: Tom Mockridge, CEO of News International, will run the U.K. newspaper business.Read more

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  8. News Corp. COO: 'American Idol' Needs 'Fresh Energy'

    6:40 am 2/28/2012

    "Ratings today are a bit disappointing," and the show needs "freshness and excitement and originality," Chase Carey tells an investor conference that also questioned him about a potential spin-off of the conglomerate's newspaper business, the L.A. Dodgers and the phone hacking scandal.Read more

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  9. Charlotte Church Settles News Corp. Phone Hacking Charges for $950,000

    10:04 am 2/27/2012

    The Welsh singer and actress says, "you are fighting a massive corporation with endless resources, a phenomenal amount of power, and it is just made really difficult."Read more

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  10. Rupert Murdoch: First Sunday Edition of The Sun Sold 3.26 Million Copies

    6:48 am 2/27/2012

    UPDATED: That was ahead of the sales for the News of the World, which his News Corp. closed last year amid a phone hacking scandal. Read more

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