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NEWS CORP LAWYER TRIED TO THWART BBC HACKING PROBE

October 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A lawyer representing News International, the News Corp unit in the U.K. that published the now defunct News of the World, accused the BBC last March of pursuing an investigation of claims that reporters at the tabloid were hacking into the voicemail of celebrities and politicians in order to undermine News Corp’s bid to acquire […]

BBC TO REPORT QUEEN’S (AND MURDOCH’S) LAWYER TO REGULATOR

October 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The lawyer for News International who threatened to sue the BBC last March if it went ahead with a Panorama report alleging that the publishers of the now-defunct News of the World, had misled Parliament when they claimed that a single “rogue” reporter was responsible for the voicemail hacking conducted by the tabloid may face […]

NEWS INTERNATIONAL LAWYER ADMITS HE KNEW OF HACKING

October 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A member of the British law firm whose clients include the queen and who represented Rupert Murdoch’s News International has acknowledged that he was aware that the organization, which published the now-defunct News of the World, had misled Parliament when it claimed that the paper’s phone hacking scandal was limited to a single “rogue” reporter. […]