by Gary Larkin
I couldn't help but notice the similarities between the
accounting scandals of the late 1990s, early 2000s at Enron, Tyco and WorldCom
and the News Corp. phone hacking scandal that was brought to light this year.
True, the use of illegal electronic gizmos to eavesdrop on news...
In what the plaintiffs' lawyers claim to be the largest
derivative lawsuit settlement ever, the parties to the News Corp. shareholder
derivative litigation have agreed to settle the consolidated cases for $139
million. The company also agreed to tighten oversight of the company's