Friday, March 02, 2012
James Murdoch stepped down this week as chief of News International's British newspapers. James' departure followed revelations by British police that the company had bribed multiple public officials and not just at The News of the World but at The Sun tabloid, too. This has renewed speculation over here that the Murdochs may have run afoul of U.S. law, specifically the Watergate-era Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. ProPublica’s Jake Bernstein reminds us what the act is, and explains how the Murdochs could potentially wind up in U.S. courts.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Earlier this week it was revealed that James Murdoch received an email in 2008 that suggests Murdoch knew about the scope of the News Corp phone hacking scandal long before he has claimed. But, even though Murdoch replied to the email, he claims he didn't read far enough down the chain to grasp the gravity of the situation. Brooke spoke with author William Powers about the Blackberry defense.
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Thursday, November 10, 2011
James Murdoch is currently testified before parliament this morning about the News of the World voicemail scandal that erupted earlier this summer. Parliament is streaming the hearing live via its website, and you can follow the Twitter reaction to the hearings right here. If we find an embeddable live stream of the hearings we will embed it on this site as well. See below for the Parliament hearings.