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From "Humble" to Pie as Murdoch Takes the Stand

"This is the most humble day of my life," declared Rupert Murdoch to a parliamentary committee today, and I can see why he would want to say that. They say you...

The Hacking Scandal and the Two Faces of Murdoch

The News of the World phone-hacking scandal in Great Britain is getting juicier and more astonishing. The long-runner paper was summarily killed by Rupert...

Rupert Murdoch and the 9/11 Victims

Everyone needs to slow down with these allegations that Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World hacked into the phones of 9/11 victims. On Wednesday, New York...

Murdoch Wins Sky Takeover Green Light

Rupert Murdoch turns 80 on March 11, but his ability to cause controversy is undiminished. The Australian-born media mogul is at the center of a new row after...

BSkyB Bid Puts Murdoch Back in Political Spotlight

For an Australian-born U.S. citizen, Rupert Murdoch casts an extraordinarily long shadow over Britain and its politics. As the owner of four U.K. newspapers, he...

Berlusconi vs. Murdoch: Italy's Real Reality TV

Media moguls Rupert Murdoch and Silvio Berlusconi were once business buddies. Beginning in the mid 1990s they occasionally lunched at one of Berlusconi's villas,...