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U.K. POST-HACKING INQUIRY BECOMING A COSTLY AFFAIR

December 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In its first three months, the Leveson inquiry, set up by the British Parliament to look into journalistic ethics in the wake of the News of the World telephone hacking scandal, has cost U.K. taxpayers $1.34 million, according to figures posted on the inquiry’s website Wednesday. By far the lion’s share of that amount — […]

NEWS CORP HACKING PROBE RESUMES IN PARLIAMENT

October 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Former Dow Jones chief Les Hinton, who headed News International at the time that its News of the World tabloid was hacking into the voicemail of politicians and celebrities, was questioned by video hookup by a Parliamentary committee today about his knowledge of the illegal interceptions. In particularly members of the Commons Culture, Media and […]

J.K. ROWLING TO TESTIFY AT U.K. MEDIA INQUIRY

September 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has surprisingly turned up on a list of 46 “core participants” in the upcoming judicial inquiry by Lord Justice Brian Leveson’s into the British telephone hacking scandal and other news media abuses. The list also includes a number of other politicians, sports stars, and celebrities, including actor Hugh Grant and […]