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  • WSJ publisher quits in phone-hacking scandal

    Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal's publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday as the once-defiant media mogul struggled to control an escalating phone hacking scandal, offering apologies to the public and the family of a murdered schoolgirl.


  • Humbled Murdoch says sorry as protege Brooks quits

    Rupert Murdoch's scandal-rocked empire retreated from defiance to contrition Friday as the media magnate accepted the resignation of his protege Rebekah Brooks, publicly apologized for his company's sins and met the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone was hacked by the News of the World tabloid.


  • Murdoch apologizes to family of slain schoolgirl

    Rupert Murdoch's loyal lieutenant Rebekah Brooks resigned Friday as chief executive of his embattled British newspapers as the media titan personally apologized to a family at the center of the phone-hacking scandal roiling Britain.


  • Embattled News Intl CEO Rebekah Brooks resigns

    Rebekah Brooks, the loyal lieutenant of Rupert Murdoch, resigned Friday as chief executive of his embattled British newspapers, becoming the biggest casualty so far in the phone hacking scandal at a now-defunct Sunday tabloid.


  • Murdochs to be questioned in UK; FBI opens review

    Rupert Murdoch and his son James first refused, then agreed to appear before U.K. lawmakers investigating phone hacking and police bribery, while in the U.S., the FBI opened a review into allegations the Murdoch media empire sought to hack into the phones of Sept. 11 victims.


  • ** FILE ** Les Hinton, then chief executive officer of Dow Jones & Co., is pictured in 2008 in his New York office. (Associated Press, File)

    WSJ publisher quits in phone-hacking scandal

    Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal's publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday as the once-defiant media mogul struggled to control an escalating phone hacking scandal, offering apologies to the public and the family of a murdered schoolgirl.


  • News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch arrives at his residence in central London on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    U-turn: Now Murdochs plan to go to Parliament

    Rupert and James Murdoch said Thursday they planned to appear before a parliamentary committee investigating Britain's phone-hacking scandal — a sudden U-turn after an extraordinary rebuff of lawmakers seeking to question them.


  • U-Turn: Murdochs to be questioned by UK parliament

    Rupert Murdoch and his son James first refused, then agreed Thursday to appear before U.K. lawmakers investigating phone hacking and police bribery, while in the U.S., the FBI opened an investigation into allegations the Murdoch media empire sought to hack into the phones of Sept. 11 victims.


  • U-Turn: Murdochs say they plan to go to Parliament

    Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch caved in to pressure from Britain's Parliament Thursday as he and his son James first refused, then agreed, to appear next week before lawmakers investigating phone hacking and bribery by employees of their British newspaper empire.


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