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James Murdoch Steps Down as Chair of BSkyB
It's the latest in a year of setbacks for News Corp.
April 3, 2012
A Private Investigator Explains the "Dark Arts" of Tabloid News
For decades, private investigator Daniel Hanks worked both sides of the law.
March 27, 2012
Live Chat 1 p.m. ET: Untangling Murdoch's Scandal
Join "Murdoch's Scandal" correspondent Lowell Bergman and producer Neil Docherty for a live chat on 3/28 at 1 p.m. ET featuring guest questioner Sarah Ellison from Vanity Fair. You can leave a question now.
March 27, 2012
Nick Davies: Breaking the Story that Brought Down "News of the World"
How a police officer's tip at a dinner party unraveled a British scandal: "It's a story that immediately, by fluke, takes you into not just the most powerful news organization in the country, but also the most powerful police service in the country and the most powerful political party," says Davies.
March 27, 2012
Kelvin MacKenzie: "I'm the Only One Who Will Defend Rupert Murdoch"
Described as Rupert Murdoch's "favorite editor" and known for his controversial headlines, MacKenzie worked for News Corporation for over a decade, including stints as managing editor of the New York Post and as editor of The Sun. Here's his take on why Murdoch's a "decent guy" – and why those less successful "dislike him intensely."
March 27, 2012
Mark Lewis: The Lawyer Who "Walked Into a John Grisham Novel"
"I was a small-town lawyer who suddenly ended up taking on one of the world's biggest media groups," says lawyer Mark Lewis.
March 27, 2012
Just How Big is News Corp.?
Pretty big, stretching across satellite and cable television, publishing and film. Here's a visualization of the company's holdings in 2011.
March 27, 2012
Tom Watson: The Loneliest MP Investigating Phone-Hacking
"Every friend and adviser I spoke to in 2009 to '10 said: 'You're not going to get to the truth of this. There are too many people at the top with a vested interest for this story not to come out,'" says MP Tom Watson.
March 27, 2012
Rupert Murdoch's Letter to FRONTLINE
Thirty of News Corp.'s directors, executives and journalists approached by FRONTLINE declined to be interviewed for this program, including Rupert Murdoch.
March 27, 2012
Murdoch's Scandal: The Essential Reads
From Milly Dowler to the Leveson inquiry, a quick and dirty guide to what you need to know as the saga continues to unfold.
March 27, 2012
What It's Like to Get "Monstered" By a Murdoch Tabloid
In 2003, British Member of Parliament Chris Bryant began investigating whether News International tabloids paid off police. Six months later, he found his private life splashed in the headlines.
March 27, 2012
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