Amidst all the pyrotechnics at Tuesday's hearing of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee with the BBC Director General, George Entwistle, one point went mostly unremarked: how much more focused and co-ordinated the committee was in...Show More Summary
And so the Savile stuff rumbles on with George Entwistle’s singularly unimpressive performance before the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee. It still seems to me that the… Continue reading The post The Beeb’s self-inflicted wound appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
If anyone thought the three people accused of misleading the Culture, Media and Sport Committee during their hacking inquiry would respond by saying "it's a fair cop, guv", they can think again. The Commons has just voted overwhelmingly to refer the case to its ethics watchdog, the Standards and Privileges Committee. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch’s No. 2 opened the company’s earnings call by firing back at Parliament’s Culture Media and Sport Committee which said last week that the CEO’s handling of the UK hacking scandal scandal made him “not a fit person to exercise...Show More Summary
I understand that the Commons is not going to be asked to vote on whether Rupert Murdoch is "a fit person" to run a major international corporation. However, the Commons Culture Media and Sport Committee hope that MPs will vote to censure...Show More Summary
The grand announcement of the Culture Media and Sport Committee's verdict on phone hacking has just dissolved into cross-party bickering. The committee had been looking into whether its earlier inquiry into phone hacking allegationsShow More Summary
Rarely has there been quite so damning a verdict from a House of Commons committee. The investigation into phone hacking at News International by the Culture, Media and Sport Committee has uncovered a systematic attempt to mislead Parliament. According to the report, Rupert Murdoch is "is not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of [...]
A group of British lawmakers has concluded that Rupert Murdoch is not fit to lead his own media empire: Parliament's Culture, Media, and Sport Committee released a report the AP calls "scathing," accusing Murdoch of misleading Parliament about the extent of the phone hacking scandal at his News of the...
Breaking News, Refresh For Latest… BREAKING: The UK’s Culture Media and Sport Committee is today publishing its report into the phone-hacking scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch’s press empire here. Labour Party MP Tom Watson just told a press conference in London that the committee has found Rupert Murdoch “not fit to run an international company like BSkyB.” More to come…
The embattled News Corp scion’s decision over his future as chairman of BSkyB is balancing on a “fine line,” The Daily Telegraph reports. Murdoch’s position will become tenuous if Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee censures...Show More Summary
In a triumph of hope over experience, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee has set itself the target of completing its report into the phone hacking saga by the end of March. The omens are not entirely promising. So far they're just...Show More Summary
When, oh when, will the Culture, Media and Sport Committee finally grind out its verdict on the phone-hacking scandal? Having interviewed News Corp potentates from the Murdochs down, having heard from victims and private detectives and...Show More Summary
BBC reveals F1 deal in front of the MP’s of Culture Media and Sport Committee – Formula 1 The BBC has come out in defence of their decision to split Formula 1’s UK broadcasting rights with Sky in 2012. Sky Sports has opened up a newShow More Summary
Full coverage as the former News of the World editor and ex-News International director of legal affairs give evidence 9.35am: An email passed by Myler to the culture, media and sport committee published on Tuesday raised fresh questions about the extent of James Murdoch's knowledge of the phone-hacking scandal. Show More Summary
During Murdoch's appearance before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee, which has just concluded:
The Culture, Media and Sport committee has recalled James Murdoch to give further evidence into phone hacking and James Murdoch's people are briefing journalists that he is happy to appear. Sophy Ridge reports that the committee had a long discussion about who to recall, but were largely in agreement and there was no vote. Show More Summary
It's looking like a certainty that James Murdoch will be called back before Parliament's Culture, Media & Sport Committee to answer new questions about News Corp.'s handling of phone hacking allegations and resolve some discrepancies in the testimony he gave last time around.
Guardian After being out of the news for a fortnight or so the hacking scandal is back at the top of the bulletins with the publication by the commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee of a letter by Clive Goodman that appears to be in direct contradiction to much of the evidence given by [...]
The phone hacking saga has burst back to life this afternoon, with the publication of a letter by Clive Goodman that contradicts much of the evidence given by News International Executives to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee. Goodman’s...Show More Summary
The intensity may have reduced since James and Rupert Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks appeared before the UK Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee, but the crisis besetting News International is still burbling along in the background, bunted doggedly onwards from [...]