[Business Insider] - Bloomberg is reporting that independent directors of New York-based News Corp, lead by venture capital executive Tom Perkins and Viet Dinh, the chief architect of the USA Patriot Act, "have begun questioning the company's response to the crisis and
[Business Wire (press release)] - NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--"The News Corporation Board of Directors was shocked and outraged by the allegations concerning the News of the World, and we are united in support of the senior management team to address these issues. In no uncertain terms
[Variety] - s independent board members, including Kleiner Perkins partner Tom Perkins and Georgetown U. law professor Viet Dinh, are pressing Rupert Murdoch to at least temporarily remove James from his role as chairman of satcaster BSkyB to help assuage critics
[Wall Street Journal] - Mr. Grabiner ultimately reports to News Corp. independent director Viet Dinh, who was an assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush. Arnold & Porter, an international firm with more than 700 lawyers, focuses primarily on litigation
[Main Justice] - The firm will report to Viet Dinh, who directed legal policy under the Bush Justice Department and now heads the News Corp. committee. Harris joined Arnold & Porter in June after she left the UK Serious Fraud Office where she was the head of the fraud
[Democratic Underground] - Joel and Viet Dinh, an independent director, are giving oversight and keeping our parent Company's Board advised as well." Race to the Top money is public money, federal government money given by Arne Duncan to improve education.
[Wall Street Journal (blog)] - In other law-related News Corp. news, the WSJ also reported that board member Viet Dinh has hired Debevoise & Plimpton to help shepherd the independent members of the board through the crisis. Said a spokeswoman for the firm: “Debevoise & Plimpton has
[BNET (blog)] - Tom Perkins was a director at Hewlett-Packard during that company's phone hacking scandal; and Viet Dinh, a law professor at Georgetown University, represented him at the time. The stock is at a two-year low. That's just the inside of the company.
[The Associated Press] - The statement on behalf of the "independent directors," issued Tuesday by board member Viet Dinh, said they were shocked and outraged about the hacking but "united in support of the senior management team to address these issues.
[AFP] - He said the company had created an independent management and standards committee, chaired by Lord Grabiner QC, a London-based commercial lawyer, with oversight by News Corp. board members Joel Klein and Viet Dinh. Murdoch also pointed to the closure
[Thomson Reuters News & Insight] - The company's independent directors have brought White and Mukasey aboard to advise News Corp independent director Viet Dinh, according to a statement released by Debevoise & Plimpton, the New York law firm where both attorneys practice.
[Democracy Now] - You have Viet Dinh, who was actually overseeing Joel Klein, who was overseeing the investigation into this. Just one other—one last point on that, Viet Dinh, if I'm not mistaken, is the godfather to Lachlan Murdoch's child, one of Lachlan Murdoch's
[Thomson Reuters News & Insight] - Viet Dinh, a Washington DC attorney in private practice who also sits on the News Corporation board as an independent director, is also helping manage the crisis by keeping the company's board informed, Murdoch added. News Corp has hired a consulting
[Thomson Reuters News & Insight] - Viet Dinh, a member of its board of directors and a partner at the law firm Bancroft in Washington, is keeping the board apprised of the legal situation. The company is facing an onslaught of legal troubles. The British parliamentary panel that
[Democracy Now] - And you also have a familiar name in national politics on the board, Viet Dinh, who is a power attorney here, assistant attorney general under George W. Bush, principal author of the USA PATRIOT Act, the law that, among other things
[Slugger O'Toole] - The appointment of Joel Klein and Viet Dinh, both former US assistant attorneys general, shows for the first time the extent of News Corp's concern about the investigation. There is enough in this one story to extend into lengthy litigation.
[CANOE] - On the board, venture capital executive Tom Perkins and Viet Dinh, a law professor at Georgetown University, are leading the efforts of independent directors, according to one of the people in the Bloomberg report. The report said News Corp's