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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...

Tom Watson: The Man Who Humbled Murdoch

At first Rupert Murdoch did what he always had done in challenging times: he smiled for the cameras and worked to assert control. But nine days after shuttering...

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...