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MORE CONFESSIONS OF PHONE HACKING BY U.K. TABLOID REPORTERS

November 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A former deputy features editor at Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid News of the World has claimed that 13 former colleagues have “confessed” to hacking into the voicemails of celebrities and politicians with the knowledge of former editor Andy Coulson, currently Prime Minister David Cameron’s communications director, the London Financial Times reported today (Monday). The features […]

U.K. GOVERNMENT ENTERS FRAY OVER MURDOCH’S BSKYB GRAB

November 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Amid growing complaints that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is gaining far too much control over the British media, Vince Cable, a member of Prime Minister David Cameron’s government, has stepped in and ordered media regulator OFCOM to investigate the “plurality issues” raised by Murdoch’s efforts to buy the 61 percent of satellite operator BSkyB that […]