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News Corp. Contrite In Wake Of Scathing Report

The Murdochs find themselves bloodied at a time they are seeking to restore calm and show they still can assert control over the international corporation. And Tuesday's report concluding that News Corp. misled Parliament about the scale of phone hacking is not the final word. The likelihood of consequences in the U.S. hangs on the horizon.
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Rupert Murdoch 'Not A Fit Person' To Lead A Major Company, Report Charges

There has been a "lack of effective corporate governance" at News Corp. and a culture of problems that "permeated from the top," a British Parliament committee concludes. It's scathing report follows the so-called hacking scandal in the U.K.
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British Parliament Issues Phone-Hacking Report

A group of lawmakers investigating Britain's phone-hacking scandal have published a report on how the crisis was handled. The report could be detrimental to News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch and his son James. The investigation exposed cozy ties between media elites and politicians.
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The Death Of Facts In An Age Of 'Truthiness'

These days, untruths and falsehoods whisper to millions through the Internet and social media. If people are believing what they want to, then it's time to mourn for facts.
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Obama Said WHAT? At The Correspondents' Dinner?

Politicians, journalists and celebrities gathered in Washington, D.C., Saturday night for the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Guest host David Greene chats with veteran White House correspondent and SiriusXM host Julie Mason for a wrap-up of the night's festivities.
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Fashion, Image and Influence with Robin Givhan

Fashion critic Robin Givhan and Kojo talk about fashion's gender divide, status as art, and competitive dressing.

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Murdoch Apologizes For News Corp. Scandal

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch is facing another day of uncomfortable questions in London. The questions focus on the wiretapping activities of his now-defunct tabloid News of the World. This is a judicial inquiry into a scandal that has reached the highest levels of British government. And for the first time, Murdoch is apologizing for "not paying enough attention" to the unfolding scandal.

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