Rupert Murdoch`s television company in the UK on Thursday got a clean chit from regulator Ofcom following investigation.
News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch is one of four directors who were forced to take a cut to their cash bonuses in the latest financial year.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt was among several people in the Cameron govt left squirming as James Murdoch revealed close proximity with people in power.
James Murdoch defended his record at the head of his father`s British scandal-tarred newspaper arm, saying Tuesday that he had been given assurances by subordinates "which proved to be wrong."
Britain`s Sky News says James Murdoch is stepping down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting.
Murdoch is under scrutiny for his role in failing to uncover systematic illegal interception of phone calls at the News of the World newspaper.
James Murdoch will leave board of auction house Sotheby`s to focus on core responsibilities as deputy chief officer at News Corp.
James Murdoch has written to an influential parliamentary committee investigating a phone hacking scandal at his company to apologize.
British satellite broadcaster BSkyB, part of Rupert Murdoch`s UK media business, is facing an escalating investigation, over it`s ownership issue.
The younger Murdoch will remain as deputy chief operating officer of the wider business.
GlaxoSmithKline says that James
Murdoch has decided not to seek re-election to the drug
Protesters calling for Murdoch`s resignation had gathered outside the meeting at a London conference centre.
Murdoch, who denies knowledge of wrongdoing in the hacking, remains chairman of News International.
News International had long argued that the hacking of phones to secure stories was carried out by one rogue reporter.
James Murdoch has refused to rule out the possibility of closing down UK’s best selling tabloid, The Sun, if the phone hacking scandal spreads to it.
James Murdoch insisted he`d been kept in the dark about the culture of criminality at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.
James Murdoch will appear before a special committee of UK Parliament for second round of questioning about hacking.
James Murdoch is to return before the British parliament for further questioning in November.
James`s testimony has been undermined by two senior employees who say they made him aware of a wider problem in 2008.
News International also said it found the evidence given to be "unclear and contradictory."
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