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  1. Three Former Murdoch Journalists Pleaded Guilty to Phone HackingThe trial for eight more started today.
  2. Koch Brothers Eyeing Tribune Company PapersHow do we make sure our voice is being heard?”
  3. Many, Many More News of the World Hacking Victims UncoveredThanks to a snitch.
  4. Passed-Over News Corp. Executive Jumps ShipNews International CEO had steered it through the phone hacking scandal.
  5. News Corp. Shareholders Want in on the Phone-Hacking LawsuitsEven investors in the U.S. are trying to sue.
  6. Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily ‘On Watch’ in News Corp. SplitThe iPad tabloid will be reevaluated soon, according to insiders.
  7. U.S. Phone-Hacking Lawsuits Against News Corp. Reportedly ImminentAnti-Murdoch lawyer Mark Lewis is due in town on Monday.
  8. Rupert Murdoch Might Make an ESPN of His OwnNews Corp. could launch a national sports network by the end of the year.
  9. Tony Blair’s Wife Suing News Corp. BuddiesThe former prime minister and his wife, Cherie, are close personal friends of the Murdochs.
  10. Piers Morgan Keeps His Distance at Phone-Hacking InquiryThe CNN host and former tabloid editor gave very careful answers today.
  11. Murdoch-Owned Company Cancels Murdoch-Teasing PodcastThe Bugle got dropped, but for financial reasons, supposedly.
  12. James Murdoch Says He Didn’t Really Read That $1 Million E-mailThe News International boss still says he didn’t know how bad the phone hacking was.
  13. Phone-Hacking Tabloid Might Not Have Deleted Murdered Girl’s MessagesThere’s been a slight correction in the Milly Dowler phone-hacking case, details of which shut down the ‘News of the World’.
  14. News Corp. Employees Will Believe Anything About Rupert Murdoch’s OmnipotenceRicky Van Veen tells a particularly amusing anecdote about former “Page Six” writer Neel Shah and a pair of “short pants.”
  15. News Corp. Invests in Steve Brill’s Pay-Wall StartupWhich is odd, because they’ve already got their own pay-wall system.
  16. Murdoch’s Top British Papers to Reveal Pay-Wall Plan Next WeekNo pressure.
  17. blue things
    Rupert Murdoch Could Have Made Way More Money From AvatarNot that $350 million is so shabby.
  18. late shifting
    Rupert Murdoch Wants Conan If Conan Can Make MoneyThe irascible old Aussie just wants more money. Can you blame him?
  19. Murdoch Pulls News Content From British Aggregator SiteIs America next?
  20. in other news
    Don’t Expect News Corp. to Ditch Roger Ailes Anytime SoonReports out this morning have the Fox News titan on the outs with the Murdoch family, and therefore out at the media conglomerate. But don’t bet on it.
  21. ink-stained wretches
    Rupert Murdoch Wants None of FTC’s HelpHis papers will be just fine without it, thanks.
  22. Should the Post Be Worried About the Journal’s Planned New York Section?Some people in the tabloid newsroom are.
  23. MySpace’s Empty Space Costs News Corp. $1 Million Per MonthThe single biggest real-estate transaction in LA in the last 25 years is an empty office.
  24. avatar
    Fox Hedges James Cameron’s Avatar, Price Tag Nears $500 MillionWe never thought of ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel’ as a super-secret weapon … until now.
  25. Fox News Buoys News Corp. ProfitsThe company surprised analysts this quarter.
  26. Murdoch: ‘We Intend to Charge for All Our News Websites’This is, of course, easier said than done.
  27. Scotland Yard Not Investigating Murdoch Papers FurtherBut if you got hacked, you can still sue!
  28. Rupert Murdoch May Hire Amazing Mustache As His Second-in-CommandChase Carey may return to News Corp. to take over as Rupert’s second-in-command.
  29. Losses at Playboy, Across TelevisionToday in media news.
  30. Hallmark Magazine FoldsPlus, the rest of today’s media belt-tightening.
  31. Murdoch: ‘Nations Will Be Redefined and Their Futures Fundamentally Altered’’I AM William Wallace!’
  32. Oops! The Media TweetedThis is getting ugly, folks.
  33. The Media Is Twittering Away Its Short Time on EarthThe day in media news.
  34. News Corp. to Party OnRumors of the death of News Corp.’s holiday hoedown have been greatly exaggerated.
  35. Rupert and Wendi Consummate Their RelationshipThe latest excerpt in ‘Vanity Fair’ from Michael Wolff’s book on the Murdochs is quite the bodice-ripper. Sort of.
  36. More Media Holiday Parties Get AxedWhat will we crash this year??
  37. This Just Makes Us Even More Excited for ‘WSJ.’At the mag’s unveiling yesterday, reporters were treated to a taste of the fabulous life that they themselves may never know.
  38. The Aubergine-Haired Mogul and the Girl From Shandong ProvinceHow Wendi Deng has changed the color of Rupert Murdoch’s politics, and his hair.
  39. Jane Friedman Shoved Out Just As She Was Leaving?Let’s just say her best friend left the party and things got awkward — so she started gathering her things to leave, but not quickly enough.
  40. Keith Olbermann: I’m Not Crazy, But Murdoch Fired Me AnywayAfter the News Corp. baron called Olberman a nut job yesterday, Olbermann reveals his long-held suspicions as to why he was fired from the company in 2001.
  41. Cablevision Seals ‘Newsday’ DealAlso, how Mort Zuckerman’s been doing with his piano lessons.
  42. Despite Murdoch’s Confidence, Tribune Seriously Considering Cablevision ‘Newsday’ OfferBut is Rupert’s mind hold over Sam Zell strong enough to win out in the end?
  43. Cablevision Might Just Steal ‘Newsday’ From Murdoch’s Iron GraspIn a surprise move, Cablevision reenters the contest for the beleaguered paper with a bid $70 million higher than Murdoch’s.
  44. Rupert Murdoch and Robert Thomson: A Tale of the TapeIn which we discover why Murdoch loves Thomson so much: They may be exactly the same person!
  45. Zuckerman, Sulzberger, and the News Corp. Board Weigh In on Murdoch’s ‘Newsday’ BidOnce again, the Aussie media mogul is all over our daily industry roundup.
  46. A Bancroft Calls Out Rupert Murdoch for Going Against His WordBut even she seems to realize that doing so is an exercise in futility.
  47. Marcus Brauchli’s Ouster: the ‘Journal’ Version vs. the ‘Observer’ VersionEach paper has a distinctly different “take” in their extensive coverage of Brauchli’s departure.
  48. Rupert Murdoch to Give ‘Newsday’ the Brauchli Treatment?He’s all over the news today, for his potential ‘Newsday’ deal, and for the backstory behind Marcus Brauchli’s ouster at the ‘Journal.’
  49. Murdoch Closing In, Er, Even Closer on ‘Newsday’Gawker reports that a rival bidder has dropped out. Is it too late to stop News Corp. from taking over the world?
  50. Memo: Marcus Brauchli Thinks News Corp. Should Pick a Managing Editor They LikeThe outgoing ‘Journal’ editor officially announces his resignation in a letter to his staff.
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