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HEAD OF U.K. PRESS COMPLAINTS COMMISSION TO STEP DOWN

July 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest casualty of the News Corp telephone hacking scandal is the chairman of the British Press Complaints Commission, Baroness Peta Buscombe. Buscombe announced today (Friday) that she will not seek to remain with the PCC after her current term expires in January. However, reports indicated that she may leave as soon as a replacement […]

TABLOID HACKER LISTENED TO MURDERED GIRL’S VOICEMAIL

July 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The head of News International, the umbrella group for News Corp’s news operations in the U.K., has vigorously denied that she was aware that a private detective being paid by the News of the World tabloid had hacked into the voicemail of a murdered girl. Rebekah Brooks, who was the editor of the weekly at […]

U.K. PRESS COMMISSION TO PROBE HACKERGATE

September 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Britain’s Press Complaints Commission said today (Tuesday) that it plans to reopen its inquiry into telephone hacking by Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid, News of the World. Referring to its own 2006 conclusion that the hacking was limited to one rogue reporter working with a private detective — who were convicted and jailed for the offense […]