News Headlines - 14 July 2011

▽FBI Launches News Corp. 9/11 Hacking Investigation -- Murdoch Defends His Company - Reuters
The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened a preliminary investigation Thursday regarding allegations that News Corp. journalists attempted to hack the phones of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal are reporting.

▽Phone hacking: Murdoch's American legal woes mount up - Telegraph.co.uk
James Murdoch already faces an ugly battle with shareholders over his position on the News Corp board, but that battle could soon turn even more personal if they launch a new “shareholder derivatives” lawsuit against him and his father, Rupert, as legal experts predict.

▽BSkyB investors press for payback - Financial Times
Pressure is growing among British Sky Broadcasting’s non-Murdoch investors for some form of payback after the collapse of News Corp’s proposed bid, with most of those contacted by the Financial Times calling for a special dividend.

▽Arrested News of the World boss Neil Wallis was paid by Met police - Metro
He was paid £24,000 by Scotland Yard through his PR firm Chamy Media to work two days a month as a consultant last year. As part of the contract, Wallis advised Sir Paul and Assistant Commissioner John Yates.

▽David Yates - Fans Name David Yates Best Harry Potter Director - Contactmusic.com
Four different directors have helped bring author J.K. Rowling's boy wizard books to life on the big screen over the past decade, but Yates has emerged as the clear fan favourite in a new Mtv poll for NextMovie.com.







この記事へのトラックバック一覧です: News Headlines - 14 July 2011:

« マードック帝国の落日 | トップページ | 2011年07月15日のニュース・クリップ »