Wednesday, July 15, 2020

WHO’S PAYING LEGAL BILLS OF CONVICTED NEWS OF THE WORLD HACKER?

April 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite denials by News International, Rupert Murdoch’s umbrella group for his London newspapers, that it ever countenanced the hacking of the voicemails of celebrities by its News of the World reporters, rival newspapers are demanding to know whether the news organization is paying the legal fees of the private detective at the center of the […]

COULD MURDOCH KEEP A LID ON GROWING HACKING SCANDAL?

April 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch and his legal advisers may have hit upon a legal scheme that could contain the growing scandal over telephone hacking by his London newspapers — in particular, his Sunday tabloid News of the World. Writing in today’s (Wednesday) London Evening Standard, Roy Greenslade, a professor of journalism at City University London, notes that […]

CAN MURDOCH KEEP A LID ON “HACKERGATE?”

September 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Lawsuits recently filed by a small number of British politicians and celebrities who are known to have had their voicemail hacked by a reporter and private investigator working for Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid, News of the World, could “open the floodgates” for similar action by hundreds or even thousands of other individuals who may also […]