Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

Quote of the day: ‘If you are asking if they are having an affair, the answer is no’

Following the announcement on Wednesday that Rupert Murdoch is to split from wife Wendy Deng, rumours have been doing the rounds on twitter of third-party involvement.

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Everyone should know who owns the press – for the sake of our democracy

Everyone agrees that newspapers play a crucial role in British democracy, even if they disagree what that role is.

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Opinion divided over government response to Leveson inquiry

Opinion is divided over the government’s official response to the Leveson inquiry, with some calling for tougher legislation and others breathing a sigh of relief.

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“Not the man to lead” – opposition parties attack ‘tainted’ Salmond over Leveson

The opposition has attacked Alex Salmond after the Scottish first minister’s relationship with Rupert Murdoch was described as “striking” in the Leveson Report.

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Comment: A moment of truth for the BBC?

With today’s headlines piling yet more pressure on the BBC, Ed Straw looks at whether or not this is a moment of truth for the broadcasting giant.

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Surprised at Boris’s Olympic invite to Murdoch? Don’t be – he’s his biggest fan

Boris Johnson, drunk on the power of being London Mayor at the time of our Games, has invited Rupert Murdoch to the Olympic swimming this Friday.

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Is Jeremy Hunt a “cheerleader” for the Murdochs?

James Murdoch today denied culture secretary Jeremy Hunt was a “cheerleader” for News Corp – yet the evidence says otherwise, reports Shamik Das.

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The final James Murdoch question: Was he incompetent or complicit at News International?

Not only has the extent of hacking and corrupt practices involving the police coming to light at NOTW , but the cover up. Was J. Murdoch incompetent or complicit?

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Capo di tutti capi plays dumb when quizzed about Murdoch mafia’s “omerta”

The Murdoch empire was compared to the mafia when James Murdoch reappeared before the culture, media and sport select committee today, reports Shamik Das.

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Dowler solicitor: News Int acting “like Soviet Union… you think the KGB are following you”

The solicitor of Milly Dowler’s family, Mark Lewis, has accused Rupert Murdoch’s News International of behaving “like the former Soviet Union”, reports Shamik Das.

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