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9 July 2014
Convicted phone hacker Andy Coulson now faces perjury charges after giving evidence that led to the jailing of Scottish socialist Tommy Sheridan, also on a perjury charge, in December 2010, writes More in a future issue.
2 July 2014
After 'cash for questions' and MPs claiming 'expenses' for extravagant living, the on-going exposure of the links between the top politicians and the Murdoch empire is a scandal too many
24 June 2014
Andy Coulson and other News International figures gave 'evidence' during the trial of Scottish socialist Tommy Sheridan for perjury that led to Tommy's conviction
28 November 2012
MPs' expenses, bankers' bonuses, corporate tax dodgers; this deep, long-term crisis of capitalism has brought with it a thorough-going crisis of legitimacy in capitalist institutions
26 September 2012
The media regulator Ofcom have bizarrely concluded that BSkyB is a "fit and proper" company to hold a broadcasting licence, writes Jim McFarlane, Socialist Party Scotland.
22 August 2012
Yet another ex-News of the World (NoW) journalist has been charged with having committed perjury during the 2010 trial of Scottish socialist Tommy Sheridan, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
17 August 2012
Yet another ex-News of the World journalist has been charged with having committed perjury during the Tommy Sheridan trial in 2010
20 June 2012
As the prime minister faced questioning at the Leveson inquiry, lead counsel Robert Jay QC read out a text message that Cameron had received from former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, writes Ben Norman.
13 June 2012
Since the Leveson inquiry began in November politicians have taken turns to take the stand, profess a desire to defend press freedom and lament the power of the media tycoons they once courted, before being given the opportunity to re-write history, writes Ben Norman.
16 May 2012
The Leveson inquiry into phone hacking has gone to the heart of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, exposing its rotten and corrupt workings. Peter Taaffe reviews Dial M for Murdoch, a book detailing the scandal and its consequences.
16 May 2012
More than just good friends: Many people will have felt a sense of relief when it was announced that Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the News of the World (NoTW) and chief executive of News International, is to face charges of perverting the course of justice, writes Ben Norman.
9 May 2012
A select committee of MPs has declared Rupert Murdoch "not fit" to run an international company after concluding that he displayed "wilful blindness" to illegal phone hacking practices across his media empire, writes Ben Norman.
2 May 2012
The Ministers and the Mogul: It was a line which perhaps only the world's most powerful media magnate could have the audacity to use, writes Ben Norman.
29 February 2012
Last week News International media mogul Rupert Murdoch happily posed with a copy of the new 'squeaky clean' Sunday Sun...
15 February 2012
The fall-out from the Murdochgate scandal has continued following the arrests of ten top editors and journalists who currently work for or have worked for the Sun newspaper, writes Philip Stott.
16 November 2011
"You must be the first mafia boss in history who didn't know he was running a criminal enterprise", said Labour MP Tom Watson to James Murdoch, chairman of News International
14 September 2011
What do you give a billionaire media mogul whose company is mired in scandal, illegality and corruption? Why, a 47% pay rise, that's what
7 September 2011
Torture Inc.: Unearthed secret correspondence in Tripoli between the Gaddafi regime and western spy networks reveal how US, British and other governments collaborated with the Libyan dictator in the 'rendition' (ie kidnapping) and torture of alleged terrorist suspects...
31 August 2011
Con-Dem prime minister David Cameron was already up to his eyes in 'Murdochgate' before the latest tranche of revelations, writes Sean Figg.
18 August 2011
Working class communities in Scotland will pay the price of the SNP's savage austerity measures - while SNP ministers are taking huge cash windfalls
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