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MURDOCH’S HACKERGATE SCANDAL: THE PLOT WIDENS

February 18, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

The persistent claim by Scotland Yard that its evidence showed that only one reporter at Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid News of the World, working with a private detective, had engaged in hacking the voicemails of British celebrities and politicians appeared to fall apart Thursday when it was disclosed that the police agency had handed over […]

HACKERGATE SCANDAL ESCALATES; MURDOCH FLIES TO U.K.

January 27, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Stung by charges that it failed to fully investigate charges of widespread eavesdropping on the voicemail of celebrities and politicians by reporters for Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid News of the World, Scotland Yard announced today (Thursday) that it had launched a new investigation of the charges. Reports of the new investigation came as News International, […]