Ex-News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four others have been charged with alleged perversion of justice in the phone hacking scandal that has shaken the Rupert Murdoch media empire.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
News Corporation is making efforts to receive as high as possible payout from the $139 settlement of the litigation, which alleged that executives have damaged investors by giving to its chair Rupert Murdoch the right to use the company as “his personal fiefdom”, reported Financial Times.
LONDON (Reuters) - Police arrested Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor and close associate to Rupert Murdoch, for a second time on Tuesday in a new round of detentions in Britain's phone-hacking scandal, Sky News reported.
At the heart of the phone-hacking scandal threatening Rupert Murdoch's empire, is a woman who's been described as a "tough social climber" with "long flame-red hair." The woman is Rebekah Brooks, head of the British arm of News Corp. Andy McSmith wrote a profile of Brooks for Britain's Independent newspaper, and he talks to Mary Louise Kelly about it.
Rebekah Brooks has resigned as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's embattled British newspapers. She is the biggest casualty so far in the phone hacking scandal at a Sunday British tabloid.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The newest revelations in the scandal about a Murdoch-owned tabloid in London has created outcry — and is casting doubt on one of his top executives. The News of the World has started to pay out major settlements to celebrities, politicians and sports stars whose private emails were hacked by private investigators at the behest of its editors and reporters.