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FOX NEWS’S AILES BLASTS DOJ’S PROBE OF FOX REPORTER

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox News chief Roger Ailes on Thursday vowed to challenge the government’s investigation of James Rosen and other Fox News employees who are being investigated as co-conspirators in releasing classified information. In a message to Fox News staff, Ailes said, “I know how concerned you are because so many of you have asked me: why […]

REPORT: BBC HOST MOST PROLIFIC PEDOPHILE IN HISTORY

January 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The recipient of numerous honors for his work to raise funds for children’s charities in the U.K., the late BBC host Jimmy Savile used his privileged position (he was knighted by the Pope and Queen Elizabeth) to sexually abuse children as young as 8 during a period covering some 54 years, according to a report […]

DID MEET THE PRESS BREAK D.C. GUN LAW?

December 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Meet the Press host David Gregory was reportedly being investigated by police after displaying a high-capacity ammunition magazine during Sunday’s edition of the interview show. Such magazines are banned in Washington D.C., where the program originates. During an interview on the program with Wayne LaPierre, chief executive of the National Rifle Association, Gregory held up […]

FORMER UK TV STAR MAY HAVE COMMITTED MOST SEX CRIMES EVE

December 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Never in the history of Scotland Yard have so many allegations of sex offenses involving a single individual come to its attention, the British police agency said on Wednesday as it disclosed details of its investigation to date of the late TV star Jimmy Savile. A police statement said that some 450 people have come […]

BBC SAYS IT WILL INVESTIGATE SEX CHARGES AGAINST EX-HOST

October 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC, which has been accused of ignoring widespread rumors that one of its principal hosts of programs aimed at children sexually abused them, said on Monday that it will launch a “comprehensive examination” of the charges after a recently announced police investigation is completed. The announcement by BBC director-general George Entwistle follows the broadcast […]

BRITAIN’S BIG BROTHER FACING PROBE

July 10, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

OFCOM, Britain’s television regulator, has launched an investigation of the British version of Big Brother after receiving more than 1,200 complaints from viewers who charged that it encouraged bullying, racist remarks, and demeaning epithets, according to the British wire service Press Association. In one episode that generated 114 complaints, one of the Big Brother housemates […]

HEADS MAY ROLL AT ARGENTINE BRANCH OF U.S. AD AGENCY

May 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The head of the British advertising conglomerate whose subsidiary produced a TV commercial for Argentina showing an Argentine athlete training in the Falkland Islands has condemned the ad and called for an internal investigation to determine how it came to be authorized. Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, the world’s largest marketing group, whose Young & […]

WILL SENATE COMMITTEE LAUNCH NEWS CORP PROBE?

May 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller has asked the Leveson committee, which has been investigating media ethics in the U.K. in general and those of News Corp in particular to provide him with any information it has developed about apparent improper activity by the media giant in the U.S. Rockefeller, who is chairman of the Senate […]

JAMES MURDOCH RESIGNS AS CHAIRMAN OF BSKYB

April 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

James Murdoch, the embattled son of News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch,has stepped down from his post as chairman of the British TV satellite service BSkyB, saying that he did not want the company to be “undermined by matters outside the scope of this company.” He acknowledged that his chairmanship of the company “could become a […]

DID DEPUTY MAYOR OF LONDON TRY TO STYMIE HACKING PROBE?

March 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Last April, Kit Malthouse, Deputy Mayor of London and the chairman of the Metropolitan Police Authority (Scotland Yard), met with the then police commissioner — equivalent to the chief of police — and purportedly urged him to downsize his investigation into alleged voicemail hacking by reporters working for News of the World, the now-defunct tabloid […]

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