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The Drastically Different Way Howard Kurtz Covers Murdoch Scandals Now That He Works For Fox News

In a report on the Murdoch restructure of Fox News' parent company, Fox's Howard Kurtz glazed over the 2011 phone hacking controversy that implicated the Murdoch family in England -- a stark contrast to Kurtz's critical reporting ofShow More Summary

Phone hacking: massive privacy damages

Gulati v. MGN Ltd [2015] EWHC 1482 (Ch), Mann J – judgment here For some years in the early and mid 2000s, a routine form of news-gathering in the Mirror Group was phone hacking – listening to voicemails left for celebrities by their friends, and then dishing up revelations in their papers.  And this judgment amounts to a comprehensive […]

Phone Hack: Make Your Own Black Light

2 months agoHumor : eBaum's World

You don't have to hire CSI to scan the hotel for traces of semen now.

UK police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking

LONDON (Reuters) - Piers Morgan, a former CNN television host, has been questioned for a second time by London police in connection with allegations of phone hacking at the Daily Mirror tabloid he used to edit.

PARCC Espionage - Let's Do More!

The lawless chatter of 8-year-olds! Promoted by Rosi. Tap Phones. Hack Emails. Bug The Little Bastards' Bedrooms. Earlier this week, veteran New Jersey education writer/editor Bob Braun broke the story that Pearson PLC, the developer of the new PARCC standardized test, has been monitoring students' social media posts. Show More Summary

Comfortable Delusions

I've heard everything now: a grief-stricken family blame the police for their daughter running-off to become a jihadi bride of the fascist Islamic State while Paul Gascoigne blames his alcoholism on phone hacking. Now anyone who hasShow More Summary

Paul Gascoigne Blames Mirror Phone Hacking for Paranoia and Alcoholism

Former England international Paul Gascoigne has blamed Mirror Group Newspapers' decision to hack his phone for his paranoia, alcoholism and consideration of suicide. The ex-Tottenham and Lazio star is one of eight phone-hacking victims...Show More Summary

Phone Hacking

Labour MPs at Westminster seem to have lost their voices about phone hacking now that the scandal has spread to the Labour-supporting Mirror Group Newspapers, as the BBC reports. Funny how Labour MPs like Mike Watson were so vocal and willing to speak out so forcefully when News International titles where in the dock, so the speak. Show More Summary

Hacking Scandal (27/06/15)

What many people don't appreciate about the great phone hacking scandal is that there are many more prosecutions in the pipeline involving other journalists and newspapers - not just those from the now defunct News of the World. So the...Show More Summary

Australian Secretary Of Defense Not Concerned About Phone Hack; Doesn't Think People Want To Spy On His Phone

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

If you were the Secretary of Defense of a large country, you might think you'd be slightly concerned that foreign agents would want to spy on you. Not so down in Australia apparently, where the current Secretary of Defense, insists that he'd be "surprised" if anyone wanted to find out what was on his phone. Show More Summary

Rebekah Brooks is back with Rupert Murdoch, and this time it's digital

"This one." Those were the words of Rupert Murdoch when asked about his top priority following the 2011 fall of News of the World in a phone hacking scandal. He was referring to Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, a subsidiary of Murdoch's News Corp. Show More Summary

News Corp. Set To Rehire Rebekah Brooks, Acquitted Executive

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s media holdings in Britain, acquitted last year on charges related to the phone hacking scandal, is likely to return to News Corporation to focus on new avenues for digital and social media, people familiar with the company’s plans said.

News Corp. Set to Rehire Rebekah Brooks, Acquitted Executive

After being acquitted in the phone hacking scandal, Ms. Brooks is expected to take an executive role seeking ways to expand the company’s digital endeavors, people familiar with its plans said.

Rebekah Brooks returns to Rupert Murdoch's media empire to lead Storyful, report says

The long and scandalous phone hacking saga of former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks has ended with her media resurrection in the U.S., thanks to her biggest champion: News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch Brooks' new role, according...Show More Summary

Rebekah Brooks Lands in New York

The Daily Mail has broken some interesting media news. Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor who was acquitted last summer of charges related to the UK phone hacking scandal, has relocated to New York for a new post under Rupert Murdoch. Show More Summary

How a British newspaper is responding to allegations of committing ‘fraud on its readers’

4 months agoNews : BlogPost

LONDON — British journalists have never been held in the highest regard.  But  the industry appeared to hit a new low in 2011 when it emerged during a phone hacking scandal that reporters at a British tabloid had hacked into a murdered teenager's cellphone. Allegations leveled against the Daily Telegraph  this week could set the industry up […]

U.S. Declines to Prosecute News Corporation Phone Hacking

The Justice Department will not pursue charges against the News Corporation or 21st Century Fox for phone hacking and payments to public officials done in Britain.

US Drops News Corp Phone-Hacking Inquiry

In the UK, the inquiry centered on News Corp's phone hacking has resulted in prosecutions—but in the US, it looks like Rupert Murdoch's company is off the hook. The US has announced that it won't prosecute News Corp, the BBC reports. Federal investigators had eyed News Corp "regarding possible...

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