Rupert Murdoch has quit the boards of the various News papers and News International. News Corp says that this is in preparation for the coming split of operations into two separate News Corp groups, print media and entertainment.
Rupert Murdoch’s scandal-plagued News International is undergoing a new inquiry over its journalism standards, a probe which began several weeks ago and includes The Times of London newspaper.
During his testimony at a British Parliament committee Tuesday, News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch was struck by a plate of shaving cream hurled by an unknown man. Murdoch wasn't hurt and the man was quickly arrested outside the hearing room.
Notorious hacking community LulzSec claimed responsibility for the Monday night attack on UK's The Sun and Times Online. They also posted a fake story on the Sun homepage about Rupert Murdoch's death before it was removed.
Keith Vaz is not the most likeable of politicians – normally – but when he chaired the Select Committee that has been given the task of investigating the ongoing phone hacking scandal, he had the Metropolitan Police on the back foot.
After years of cover ups and collusion, the Metropolitan Police have finally been pressurised into a proper investigation of the phone hacking scandal, but some people are looking too far afield in search of the hidden hand.