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REPORT: PBS DEVELOPING SPECIAL ABOUT U.K. HACKING SCANDAL

January 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

PBS’s Frontline is preparing a special about the telephone hacking scandal that has embroiled — and continues to dog — News Corp, Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera has disclosed in a Facebook post. Rivera said that he learned about plans for the special from veteran investigative reporter Lowell Bergman, a colleague during their days at […]

NBC STATIONS TO GET HELP FROM NEWS WEBSITE

December 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ProPublica, the non-profit investigative website that last year won the first Pulitzer Prize awarded to an online news organization, has landed a new outlet for its content: the NBC Owned Television Stations. ProPublica, which is funded primarily by Herbert and Marion Sandler and the Knight Foundation, has previously partnered with other print and broadcast groups, […]

CONGRESSMEN CALL FOR NEWS CORP PROBE

July 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Repercussions of the News International telephone hacking scandal in Britain are now being felt in the U.S., with several congressmen calling for an investigation to determine whether the alleged criminal activities conducted in the U.K. spread to this country. Several reports noted that prominent Republican lawmakers are among those demanding a probe, somewhat surprising given […]