Topic: News Corp.
The year's final weekend saw top movies add to ticket sales from the Christmas holiday one week earlier but no change in the top three chart positions. The "Sherlock Holmes" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks" franchise films took the No. 2 and 3 positions behind Tom Cruise's 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.'
Piers Morgan must have known about phone hacking at the Daily Mirror, says a former columnist in testimony Wednesday in London. Piers Morgan testified Tuesday that he never took part in the illegal phone hacking.
12/21/2011 09:53 am
Piers Morgan refused to confirm details of a voice message left by Paul McCartney. Piers Morgan testified today at a London inquiry into phone hacking by British tabloids.
12/20/2011 04:18 pm
The Simpsons is the longest-running comedy series on US television, but due to a pay dispute Fox may be unable to afford to keep it on air.
10/07/2011 01:45 am
Supporters complain the mainstream media aren't keeping pace with 'Occupy Wall Street' protests. But the movement's complexity makes big-picture coverage difficult.
10/05/2011 10:12 am
Avatar theme park: Attractions, based on the James Cameron movie, will be constructed at Disney amusement parks. The first of the Avatar theme park attractions, announced on Tuesday, could be ready by 2016.
09/21/2011 12:44 pm
Former News of the World executives testified today that James Murdoch was aware that phone hacking at the now-defunct tabloid was more widespread than he claimed to know.
09/06/2011 05:29 pm
A letter from a former News of the World reporter previously jailed for phone hacking says the practice was 'widely discussed' at the shuttered tabloid.
08/16/2011 07:04 pm
Vanity Fair has just released an e-book on the life of Rupert Murdoch and the News of the World phone hacking scandal.
08/02/2011 01:19 pm
Revelations of another phone hacking victim – the mother of 8-year-old murder victim Sarah Payne – adds to a culture war that pits Rupert Murdoch’s profit-driven ethos against Britain's establishment press.
07/29/2011 01:39 pm