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Here’s What You Need To Know About The UK Inquiry That Could Lead To A Huge Media Shake-Up

[credit provider=”flickr: charmingman” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/citizenerased/59706200/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] LONDON (AP) — The press likes to cast itself as society’s guardian. On Monday, the judge leading the investigation into Britain’s deepening phone hacking scandal vowed to find an answer to the question: Who guards the guardians?For years, the British media’s answer has been that it […]
Here’s What You Need To Know About The UK Inquiry That Could Lead To A Huge Media Shake-Up
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Arrest Of The Sun Journalist Spreads Murdoch Hacking Scandal

[credit provider=”twitter.com/suttonnick” url=”twitter.com/suttonnick”] LONDON (AP) — A journalist at Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun tabloid has been arrested on suspicion of police corruption, British media reported Friday, a development that spreads the taint of scandal to the country’s biggest-selling newspaper.U.K. broadcasters and newspapers identified the journalist as award-winning editor Jamie Pyatt, […]
Arrest Of The Sun Journalist Spreads Murdoch Hacking Scandal
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HACKING: New Documents Put Pressure On James Murdoch

[credit provider=”guardian.co.uk”] NEW DOCUMENTS SHOW that News International was warned three years ago that there was “overwhelming evidence” that senior journalists were involved in phone hacking at the now defunct News of the World.The revelations in the documents released by a UK parliamentary committee investigating the phone hacking at the newspaper […]
HACKING: New Documents Put Pressure On James Murdoch
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British Police Discover “The Hub”, The Secret Phone At The centre Of Phone Hacking Scandal

[credit provider=”Flickr/Phil Whitehouse” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/philliecasablanca/2070476609/”] The News of the World‘s mysterious “hub phone” has been uncovered by the Metropolitan Police, reports The Independent in an exclusive story.The phone is believed to have been at the centre of this summer’s huge hacking scandal that eventually lead to the demise of Britain’s biggest […]
British Police Discover “The Hub”, The Secret Phone At The centre Of Phone Hacking Scandal
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MEET RUPERT MURDOCH’S WORST ENEMY: Just Who Is Tom Watson?

[credit provider=”Flickr user: Lucy Watt” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lucywatt/6194165179/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] As News Corporation‘s shareholders sit down in Los Angeles this week to begin their AGM, they’ll know that at the back of the room there’s a man bent on reprimanding the company.Hailing from the British Midlands, Tom Watson (not the golfer) is a U.K. […]
MEET RUPERT MURDOCH’S WORST ENEMY: Just Who Is Tom Watson?
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A Reporter At The Guardian Was Questioned About Hacking Scandal Leaks

[credit provider=”Flickr/Lee Bailey” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/leebailey/4754852773/”] A reporter with the Guardian newspaper has been questioned by police investigating the leaking of information pertaining to the Metropolitan Police’s investigation into phone hacking by the News of the World.Amelia Hill, who has broken a series of stories naming people who have been arrested as […]
A Reporter At The Guardian Was Questioned About Hacking Scandal Leaks
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James Murdoch Was Told Of Phone Hacking In 2005

It’s looking increasingly likely that James Murdoch will face the questions of the UK’s parliamentary culture committee once more after one of his own legal advisors told MPs he informed the News International chairman of more phone hacking at the News of the World.Tom Crone, the former legal manager of […]
James Murdoch Was Told Of Phone Hacking In 2005
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James Murdoch Leaving News Corp?

[credit provider=”AdrianDennis/AFP/Getty Images/NYMag.com”] We all knew it was coming: James Murdoch may “take a breather” from News Corp.”The company is still trying to operate as if James isn’t going anywhere,” said a high-ranking insider told Reuters. “But everyone is thinking about what will happen if he has to step aside.”
James Murdoch Leaving News Corp?
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Former News Of The World Staffers Offered Jobs In Siberia

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Altai_Kutscherla-See.jpg”] Ex-News of the World staffers have been dismayed by the new employment options given to them by News International, reports The Guardian.Shocked former tabloid journalists found that there were only 6 tabloid positions available, with the majority of the rest either not in journalism or requiring […]
Former News Of The World Staffers Offered Jobs In Siberia
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British MP Tom Watson Is Preparing A Book On The Phone Hacking Scandal

[credit provider=”Benjamin Ellis at Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamin2/2861973473/”] Roy Greenslade at the Guardian has some interesting news.Tom Watson, the British MP whose handling of the phone hacking scandal has won him nearly universal acclaim, is readying a book on the scandal due to be published later this year.
British MP Tom Watson Is Preparing A Book On The Phone Hacking Scandal
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James Murdoch Could Be Punished For Lying To Parliament

[preserve] [/preserve] It’s three against one for James Murdoch. That’s the latest tally of how many former News International executives have publicly accused the son of Rupert Murdoch of giving inaccurate testimony before Parliament last week. 
James Murdoch Could Be Punished For Lying To Parliament
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The U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal By The Numbers

The U.K.’s phone hacking scandal seems to keep getting bigger, with more revelations, resignations and arrests. Here’s a quick breakdown of some important stats in the scandal so far. For background on how the scandal developed, see our reader’s guideand our collection of related MuckReads. 
The U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal By The Numbers
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Odds Of David Cameron Resigning Surge To 2/1

[credit provider=”Guardian” url=”http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/jul/06/phone-hacking-david-cameron-forced-to-act”] David Cameron‘s judgment on hiring disgraced ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson has already been called into question.Now, new allegations have surfaced that appear to show Andy Coulson was advised by Neil Wallis, the News of the World editor at the very centre of the hacking […]
Odds Of David Cameron Resigning Surge To 2/1
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Piers Morgan FINALLY Weighs In On Rupert Murdoch…In Order To Defend Him

[credit provider=”chickaboomer.blogspot.com”] After nearly two weeks of maintaining an increasingly problematic silence on the phone-hacking scandal that is roiling Britain and threatening to take down Rupert Murdoch‘s News Corp. Piers Morgan finally weighed in last night on his show.Morgan, a former News of the World editor (he preceded Rebekah Brooks) […]
Piers Morgan FINALLY Weighs In On Rupert Murdoch…In Order To Defend Him
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BSkyB Ready To Give James Murdoch The Boot

[credit provider=”guardian.co.uk”] As the phone-hacking scandal continues to wreak havoc at News Corp and beyond the BBC reports James Murdoch may soon be out at BSkyB.Murdoch is currently chairman at BSkyB where, despite the dropped takeover bid News Corp still holds 39% of the shares.
BSkyB Ready To Give James Murdoch The Boot
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Second Senior UK Police Officer Resigns Over Phone Hacking

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Met_Police_Blue_Lamp.jpg”] Update: Looks like John Yates didn’t want to be suspended. The Met have released a statement saying they have accepted his resignation.Original: The phone hacking scandal is continuing to wreck havoc in the UK.
Second Senior UK Police Officer Resigns Over Phone Hacking
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What’s Next For News Corp. And Its Worlds

[credit provider=”AdrianDennis/AFP/Getty Images/NYMag.com”] There’s no telling how the News Corp. saga will turn out, but I’ll try. Here’s a scenario that leads to the breakup of News Corp., the Murdochs out of power, the deflation of institutional journalism, a break in the too-cozy media-government complex, an unfortunate rise in regulation […]
What’s Next For News Corp. And Its Worlds
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Rebekah Brooks Resigns From News Corp. Over Hacking Scandal

[credit provider=”Youtube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1AJjnl2y8U”] Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the News Of The World, who now runs News International, has just resigned from her post at News Corp.While News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has stuck by Brooks — he considers her a member of the family, and has rejected two […]
Rebekah Brooks Resigns From News Corp. Over Hacking Scandal
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TICK TOCK: U.S. Senator Now Calling For Inquiry Into Murdoch Dealings Over Possible 9/11 Hacks

[credit provider=”Wikileaks” url=”http://wikileaksnews.net/pressure-in-united-states-to-investigate-news-corporation-phone-hacking.html”] The Rupert Murdoch phone-hacking scandal is slowly creeping towards American shores.Yesterday, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) encouraged “the appropriate agencies to investigate to ensure that Americans have not had their privacy violated.”
TICK TOCK: U.S. Senator Now Calling For Inquiry Into Murdoch Dealings Over Possible 9/11 Hacks
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