Rupert Murdoch http://kunc.org en Rupert Murdoch And Wife Wendi Are Divorcing http://kunc.org/post/rupert-murdoch-and-wife-wendi-are-divorcing <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjjUhelc81o</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:02:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 45763 at http://kunc.org Rupert Murdoch And Wife Wendi Are Divorcing British Phone Hacking Scandal: Rebekah Brooks Pleads Not Guilty http://kunc.org/post/british-phone-hacking-scandal-rebekah-brooks-pleads-not-guilty Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive and former top editor at the tabloid <em>News of the World</em>, pleaded not guilty to five charges related to the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/07/24/157272930/former-murdoch-editors-face-criminal-charges-in-u-k-phone-hacking-scandal">phone hacking scandal that has rocked England</a>.<p><em>The Guardian</em> reports that Brooks made an appearance on Wednesday at the Southwark crown court in London alongside her husband, Charlie Brooks, a co-defendant in the case and a friend of Prime Minister David Cameron. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:59:00 +0000 45337 at http://kunc.org British Phone Hacking Scandal: Rebekah Brooks Pleads Not Guilty News Corp. Board Approves Company Split http://kunc.org/post/news-corp-board-approves-company-split Media empire News Corp., parent of Fox and <em>The Wall Street Journal</em><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323475304578502980146237420.html"></a>, will be <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22651197">cleaved into two businesses starting June 28</a>: a publishing arm and one for entertainment.<p>The plan was first announced a year ago. <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/06/28/155894400/news-corp-confirms-split-rupert-murdoch-will-chair-both-companies">As we reported</a> at the time:<p><blockquote><p>"News Corp. Fri, 24 May 2013 18:12:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 44794 at http://kunc.org News Corp. Board Approves Company Split Murdoch's News Corp. Shuts Down 'The Daily' http://kunc.org/post/murdochs-news-corp-shuts-down-daily Saying that "we could not find a large enough audience quickly enough to convince us the business model was sustainable in the long-term," <a href="http://www.newscorp.com/news/news_549.html" target="_blank">News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch said this morning</a> that The Daily will "cease standalone publication" on Dec. 15.<p>Launched less than two years ago, <a href="http://learn.thedaily.com/" target="_blank">The Daily</a> was designed to be "a newspaper for the iPad era," <a href="http://allthingsd.com/20121203/news-corp-shutters-the-daily-ipad-app/" target="_blank">as All Things D says</a>. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:20:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 37167 at http://kunc.org Murdoch's News Corp. Shuts Down 'The Daily' Rebekah Brooks Is Charged In British Hacking Scandal http://kunc.org/post/rebekah-brooks-charged-british-hacking-scandal Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of <em>The News of the World</em>, has been officially charged in the phone hacking scandal that has roiled Rupert Murdoch's media empire.<p><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/02/rebekah-brooks-charged-phone-hacking"><em>The Guardian</em> reports: </a><p><blockquote><p>"Brooks, 44, answered bail at Lewisham police station and will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on 3 September.<p>"Six other journalists from the News of the World, including David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson, have been officially charged and will appear at the Thu, 02 Aug 2012 21:37:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 31435 at http://kunc.org Rebekah Brooks Is Charged In British Hacking Scandal