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DID THE SUN PUT POLICE AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS ON RETAINER?

February 16, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

In the ever-metastasizing scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers in the U.K., several rival papers in the U.K. today (Thursday) reported that public officials and police officers were paid retainers by Murdoch’s News International to feed reporters with exclusive information. One unnamed source told the Financial Times, “This is not about sources or expenses. This is […]

ACTRESS HAS NEW EVIDENCE IN U.K.’S HACKERGATE SCANDAL

December 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

New evidence obtained by British actress Sienna Miller suggests that Ian Edmondson, a senior editor of Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid The News of the World, was aware that a private investigator was hacking into her voicemails. Miller is suing the newspaper for breach of privacy and harassment. The evidence was part of the records seized […]

THE WASHINGTON POST EDITORIALLY BLASTS FAIR GAME

December 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One month after it was released, Summit Entertainment’s Fair Game has become fair game for the Washington Post. Generally regarded by conservatives as a bully pulpit of the left, the Post editorially accused the filmmakers of engaging in “Hollywood myth-making.” It went on: “Hollywood has a habit of making movies about historical events without regard […]