Money Matters - Simplified

News of the World

Plush severance for ex-editor of News of the World -- report

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. paid former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks $2.7 million in an impressive severance package after she resigned from the post of News International's chief executive, the Observer reports.

Cameron under pressure to delay News Corp., BSkyB deal

News Corp.’s troubles don’t seem to be ending any time soon.

Brangelina break-up reports bogus; tabloid agrees to pay damages

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be receiving an undisclosed sum of money in damages from a British tabloid, which falsely reported their break-up earlier this year.

Blame game in Jackson family over; gaming console on the anvil

Joe Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, backpedals! Just a day after Joe’s remarks that Katherine, mother of the now deceased pop icon Michael, was responsible for the death of his son, went public, the Jackson family patriarch changed track.