Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Mudoch’s News Corp. in Britain, was acquitted Tuesday of phone hacking, bribery, and other charges by a London jury after a seven-month trial.… Continue Reading
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A covert recording from March seems to capture News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch suggesting that bribery is part of the Fleet Street culture.… Continue Reading
The one-time deputy editor of News Corps’ The Sun tabloid will be prosecuted on two criminal conspiracy counts in the U.K. for his role in approving bribes from reporters to public officials in return for confidential information.… Continue Reading
The Wall Street Journal, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., said it investigated allegations of bribery in China by its employees.
‘The Justice Department last year opened an investigation into allegations that employees at The Wall Street Journal’s China news bureau bribed Chinese officials for information for news articles,’ according to a report published Sunday by the paper.… Continue Reading
The U.K.’s Crown Prosecution Service said Tuesday that former News Corporation bosses Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks will be charged with bribing public officials.
Coulson was an editor of The News of the World and Brooks was the CEO of News International, a British subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation that holds its U.K.… Continue Reading