News Corp Newslinks 12 July 2011

12 July 2011 — williambowles.info

Murdoch agrees to face MPs:
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at 17:43
Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks have agreed to appear before MPs next week to answer questions about the phone hacking scandal, it was revealed tonigh”

Senior police fumble over News International case
Morning Star Today at 17:14
The best brains of the Metropolitan Police astonished MPs today with a brazen display of incompetence over their failure to investigate a tsunami of hacking by Murdoch journalists.”

Brown savages ‘underworld’ links of News International
Morning Star Today at 17:07
Former prime minister Gordon Brown lashed out at News International today, alleging that Rupert Murdoch’s news giant had links with the ‘criminal underworld.'”

Praise for minister’s U-turn on BSkyB
Morning Star Today at 17:06
The National Union of Journalists and MPs have welcomed the government’s decision to refer Rupert Murdoch’s bid to take over BSkyB to the Competition Commission.”

Fox Media Show Skips Murdoch Scandal
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting Today at 16:51Peter Hart
Fox News Channel airs a weekly media criticism show called Fox News Watch.  Disgraced New York Times reporter Judith Miller is one of the panelists because…well, it’s Fox.”

News Corp blow as Conservatives set to back BSkyB motion
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at 16:30
The pressure on Rupert Murdoch intensified today after it emerged that all three main parties are set to back a parliamentary motion calling for him to abandon his bid to take over the whole of BSkyB.

Clouds gather over Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation
Russiatoday.ru Today at 16:08RT
The Sun and the Sunday Times, two other popular newspapers which are part of Murdoch’s News Corporation, have been accused of using illegal ways to obtain private data. Meanwhile, shares in Murdoch’s empire are…”

Murdoch’s press must meet its end
Morning Star Today at 16:07
Owen Jones calls for a radical shake-up in the structure of our media outlets

Orwell and the Killing of the News of the World
New Left Project Today at 15:24
by Jamie
A guest post by Richard Lance Keeble*
One of the most intriguing aspects of the News of the World’s final issue on 10 July was its prominent use of a quotation by George Orwell – on the back page and again as the opening paragraph in the Page Three editorial. In full, the quote reads:”

MPs request Murdochs at hearing
BBC News Today at 15:24
Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks are asked to appear before a Parliamentary inquiry next week.

Sleaze of the world
Recent articles from SocialistWorker.org Today at 06:00 Nicole Colson
The closure of Britain’s News of the World has many people cheering–and putting the blame right where it belongs: on media baron Rupert Murdoch.”

News Corp talks tough after new twist in BSkyB bid saga
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at Midnight
James Murdoch’s long-cherished dream of taking over the broadcaster BSkyB was yesterday delayed when the bid was referred for a full investigation by the Competition Commission.”

Gordon Brown’s shock that his family medical records were hacked
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at Midnight
The crisis engulfing Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire dramatically worsened last night when it was claimed that private investigators working for The Sun and The Sunday Times targeted the former prime minister Gordon Brown.”

Brown’s shock that his family medical records were hacked
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at Midnight
The crisis engulfing Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire dramatically worsened last night when it was claimed that private investigators working for The Sun and The Sunday Times targeted the former prime minister Gordon Brown.”

Brown accuses two more Murdoch titles
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at Midnight

The crisis engulfing Rupert Murdoch’s global media empire dramatically worsened last night when it was claimed that private investigators working for The Sun and The Sunday Times targeted the former prime minister Gordon Brown.”

As the scandal grows, could Murdoch exit Britain altogether?
The Independent – Media RSS FeedToday at Midnight
Will Rupert Murdoch abandon British newspapers entirely? After the dramatic demise of the News of the World, speculation was rife last night that the News Corp media empire might seek to sell off News International to protect the rest of its business from the fallout of the hacking scandal.”

Could Hack Scandal Spell Trouble for Murdoch’s U.S. TV Licenses?
Fairness & Accuracy In ReportingYesterday at 21:39Peter Hart
As noted by an account on the TVNewser blog (7/11/11), on ABC’s This Week panel there was some talk of Rupert Murdoch losing his U.S. television licenses over the News of the World phone hacking scandal”

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