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New documents published today cast doubt on News Corporation’s claims that top executives and editors at the now-defunct News of the World were unaware of widespread phone hacking at the paper. Read more»

The allegations against News Corp. of wide-scale corruption and obstruction of justice could violate a much bigger law than hacking: the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Read more»

Murdoch on July 10.

The scandal facing the Murdoch empire that has dominated media news has certainly been riveting. But has it taught us anything we didn't already know? Read more»

British Prime Minister David Cameron.

British Prime Minister David Cameron has told the British parliament that he wishes he had never hired former News of the World editor Andy Coulson as his communications director. (With video.) Read more»

James Murdoch, with his father, Rupert Murdoch, address Britain's Parliament on Tuesday about News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal.

Rupert Murdoch described an appearance before British lawmakers Tuesday to answer questions over alleged phone hacking by News of the World as "the most humble day of my life." Read more»

Rupert Murdoch

A former News of the World journalist who made allegations about phone hacking at the tabloid newspaper has been found dead, police say. Read more»

Andy Coulson, a former News of the World editor who became communications director to British Prime Minister David Cameron. It has emerged that prior to hiring Andy Coulson as his Downing Street communications director, the prime minister was warned by very senior figures that Coulson was liable to come under more scrutiny for his role in phone hacking.

Britain's phone hacking scandal enters its third week with no sign of slowing down. Sunday, came two bomb-shells. Read more»

Murdoch in London, July 10.

The fact that Murdoch and company have long been running a massive operation that has been, metaphorically speaking, criminally negligent when it comes to reporting the truth is all but unarguable. Read more»

Scotland Yard Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson resigned Sunday as the News of the World phone hacking scandal continued to unfold. Read more»

Rebekah Brooks, who resigned Friday as News International's chief executive amid the News of the World phone hacking scandal, has reportedly been arrested. (with video) Read more»

Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton has resigned amid the continuing phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s embattled News Corp. Read more»

Last week, we outlined the admitted (and denied) criminal allegations at News Corp and issued a first-in-the-nation call for an FBI investigation. Since, calls for a U.S. look at Murdoch’s media empire have exploded, public outrage is unabated, and the FBI is looking at News Corp. Read more»

Murdoch in 2009.

Opinion: If the phone-hacking scandal proves anything, it's that serious, investigative journalism is the best way. Read more»

A number of key members of the family which controlled The Wall Street Journal say they would not have agreed to sell the prestigious daily to Rupert Murdoch if they had been aware of News International's conduct in the phone-hacking scandal at the time of the deal. Read more»

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