Did Murdoch Try to Get His Editors to Lobby Government?
By Cora Currier: In front of a British government panel this week, Rupert Murdoch denied that he tried to wield political influence or use his media holdings to further the business interests of News Corp. “I take particular pride in the fact that we’ve never pushed our ...read more
Murdoch Empire Faces Major Investigation in UK
British satellite broadcaster BSkyB, part of Rupert Murdoch's UK media business, is facing an escalating investigation into whether it is a "fit and proper" owner of a broadcasting licence, Britain's telecoms regulator said on Thursday. Ofcom said it set up a dedicated team in ...read more