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U.K.’S HACKERGATE SCANDAL: “LOST” EMAILS FOUND

March 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a development that could turn out to be the British equivalent of the release of the infamous White House tapes that brought down the Nixon presidency, The News of the World, Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid, disclosed today (Tuesday) that it has located millions of internal emails that it previously claimed had been lost. The […]

CELEBRITY HACKING SCANDAL WIDENS IN U.K.

March 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Former News of the World assistant editor Ian Edmondson has been named as an additional defendant in the case of a woman suing the British tabloid for allegedly hacking her voicemail. Edmondson was suspended last December after Scotland Yard, which has renewed its investigation of the hacking claims, turned up evidence indicating that he had […]

INTERNAL PROBE LAUNCHED AT MURDOCH’S LONDON TABLOID

January 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

News International, which oversees News Corp’s newspaper properties in the U.K. including the Sunday tabloid News of the World, announced Thursday that it will conduct an independent investigation of allegations of voice-mail hacking by NoW reporters. News of the probe follows last month’s sacking of Ian Edmondson, the assistant editor in charge of news for […]

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 […]