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  1. Murdochs Still Believe They Can Run News Corp. Despite Hacking Scandal (Report)

    5:04 am 11/3/2011

    Former Wall Street Journal writer Sarah Ellison analyzes the family turmoil in the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair.Read more

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  2. Documents Show 'A Culture' of Illegal Phone-Hacking At The News of The World

    9:35 am 11/1/2011

    A 2008 legal opinion from Michael Silverleaf QC will put further pressure on James Murdoch to explain whether he was part of a cover-up. Read more

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  3. News Corp.: 35% of Shareholder Votes Opposed James Murdoch

    2:37 pm 10/24/2011

    UPDATED: Chairman 

Rupert Murdoch got 84 percent approval for his continued role on the conglomerate's board as a proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles got opposed by owners of 680.6 million shares.Read more

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  4. James Murdoch Recalled to Parliamentary Investigation on Phone Hacking Nov. 10

    7:16 am 10/24/2011

    As James Murdoch is recalled to give evidence to the British Parliamentary committee investigating phone-hacking, Les Hinton said he could not shed light on what happened at The News Of The World.Read more

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  5. News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, Rest of the Board Approved in Shareholder Vote

    3:00 pm 10/21/2011

    A proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles and name an independent chairman did not get enough support, the entertainment conglomerate announced late Friday without immediately detailing voting results.Read more

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  6. News Corp. Chairman, CEO Rupert Murdoch Gets an Earful at Shareholder Meeting

    11:30 am 10/21/2011

    Stockholders assailed the entertainment company for the phone hacking scandal, executive pay and the MySpace deal as the mogul confronted a small, but vocal group of critics. Read more

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  7. News Corp.'s U.K. Newspaper Unit Reaches $4.8 Million Phone Hacking Settlement

    8:23 am 10/21/2011

    The deal settles claims that News of the World hacked mobile phone messages of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, with Rupert Murdoch, who will make a personal donation as part of the agreement, saying "I hope this donation underscores my regret for the company’s role in this awful event.”Read more

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  8. News Corp. and Murdoch Face More Accusations at Shareholder Meeting

    2:57 pm 10/20/2011

    On the eve of the company's annual shareholder meeting, a Parliament member says other illegal activities may be brought up in front of investors.Read more

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  9. News Corp. Shareholder Meeting: Analysts See Room for Changes Over Time

    1:27 pm 10/20/2011

    One Wall Street observer sees the potential for a protest vote of around 25 percent against chairman Rupert Murdoch, his sons and other directors on Friday, and some say strong opposition could lead Murdoch to drop the CEO title down the line.
 
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  10. Calpers Will Not Re-Elect Rupert Murdoch to News Corp. Board

    10:16 am 10/15/2011

    The U.S. public pension fund said Friday that it will withhold its votes of Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan to the company's board of directors.Read more

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