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PBS, CBC TO AIR DOCUMENTARY ABOUT NEWS CORP SCANDAL

March 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lowell Bergman

PBS in the U.S. and the CBC in Canada plan to air a Frontline documentary on Tuesday, March 27 titled “Murdoch’s Scandal,” dealing with the telephone hacking and bribery scandal that threatens to bring down the man regarded as the world’s most powerful media mogul. The documentary is being produced by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lowell Bergman, who was responsible for numerous landmark investigative reports for 60 Minutes. (He was portrayed by Al Pacino in The Insider.) In a PBS interview last week, Bergman commented that the scandal is of epic proportions. “We’re talking about the involvement of every prime minister in Britain for the last quarter century,” Bergman said. “Equivalent of the White House, the FBI and the largest press organization or media organization in the country, all colluding, money changing hands, cover-up and all kinds of black arts in between.”

Watch Murdoch’s Scandal Preview on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.