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BROTHER OF DEAD NEWS CORP WHISTLEBLOWER DEFENDS HIS NAME

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The brother of one of the principal whistleblowers in News Corp’s phone-hacking scandal has testified that efforts by Rupert Murdoch’s organization to discredit him led to his death. In a statement to the Leveson inquiry into press ethics in the U.K., Stuart Hoare, the brother of Sean Hoare, who went on the record in a […]

GORDON RAMSAY TURNS UP BURNERS ON HACKERGATE

September 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Hells Kitchen TV chef Gordon Ramsay has joined the widening list of British celebrities and politicians linked to the telephone-hacking scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid, News of the World. The London Independent reported today (Friday) that Ramsay’s name appeared on a list of celebrities, together with their phone numbers, account numbers and PIN codes, […]

ACTRESS LATEST TO SUE BRITISH TABLOID OVER HACKING

September 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

British actress Sienna Miller, last seen costarring in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, has said she will file a lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid News of the World after learning that it had hacked into her telephone voicemail. The lawsuit could force authorities to disclose what some reports have indicated are thousands of […]

HACKERGATE SCANDAL GROWS IN BRITAIN

September 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A powerful committee of the British Parliament, composed of MPs from each of Britain’s leading political parties, has decided to hold hearings on the News of the World telephone hacking scandal to determine whether telephone conversations and voicemail messages of members of Parliament were intercepted by the Sunday tabloid. The Standards and Privileges Committee is […]

SCANDAL HITS BRITISH SCANDAL SHEET

September 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Revelations that Andy Coulson, British Prime Minister David Cameron’s chief spokesman, was allegedly aware of widespread illegal wiretapping being conducted by Britain’s News of the World when he edited the tabloid and that London police failed to investigate the wiretapping thoroughly in order to protect their relationship with the paper have begun to shake Rupert […]