Tuesday, November 24, 2020

NEW LAWSUIT FILED IN U.K.’S HACKERGATE SCANDAL

February 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

According to Cornelia Crisan, a Romanian singer who went public with an account of her two-year affair with actor Ralph Fiennes, the story was stolen by the London Sunday tabloid News of the World when it illegally hacked the voice mail messages of her publicist, Nicola Philips. Today’s New York Times has published details of […]

DID SCOTLAND YARD SIDESTEP HACKERGATE SCANDAL?

January 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Charges that London’s Metropolitan Police — Scotland Yard — refrained from launching a thorough investigation into complaints that reporters of the Sunday tabloid News of the World were listening to the voicemail of celebrities and politicians appeared to receive new credence Wednesday as it was revealed that the names of two senior staff members and […]

N.Y. TIMES OMBUDSMAN INVESTIGATES HACKERGATE

September 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The New York Times’‘s ombudsman, Arthur S. Brisbane, has responded to a letter he has received from Bill Akass, managing editor of Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid, The News of the World, accusing the Times of “breach[ing] its own ethical guidelines” in its report about the NoW‘s telephone hacking scandal and charging that it “was motivated, […]

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 […]