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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Murdoch Pledges New Era of 'Trust' and 'Decency' in The Sun on Sunday

    11:19 am 2/26/2012

    Referring to the arrests of 10 current and former staffers on suspicion of bribery, the paper’s editorial said: "we believe those individuals are innocent until proven guilty."Read more

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  6. News International Ordered Mass Email Deletion as Late as 2010 According to New Court Documents

    6:48 am 2/24/2012

    Hundreds of thousands of "unhelpful" emails were deleted on nine occasions, the documents reveal.Read more

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  7. Rupert Murdoch's Plan To Reinstate Arrested Sun Staffers Faces Scrutiny

    9:44 am 2/20/2012

    In a letter accusing News International of “corrupt and illegal practices,” Labour MP Tom Watson has asked the Police to investigate whether bail conditions are being broken.Read more

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  8. Rupert Murdoch Announces Sun on Sunday Launch for Feb. 26

    12:04 am 2/20/2012

    The new title comes seven months after he was forced to shutter The News of The World and amid numerous ongoing criminal investigations into his London newspapers.Read more

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  9. Rupert Murdoch: News Corp. Will Pay Legal Fees For Arrested Sun Staff

    5:46 am 2/17/2012

    Ahead of a high-stakes meeting, he told staff he would launch a new title, The Sun on Sunday, "very soon" and stay in London for several weeks to "give you my unwavering support."Read more

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  10. Rebellion at The Sun Threatens to Derail News Corp.'s Clean-Up Program

    9:05 am 2/16/2012

    The growing rift between newspaper journalists and their bosses shows no signs of the abating as staff at the newspaper consider mounting legal challenge against News Corp.’s Management Standards Committee.Read more

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