BRIT JOURNALISTS GUESS CELEBRITY VOICEMAIL PASSWORDS — HUGE INTERNATIONAL SCANDAL! Police Spy On Journalists’ Phone Records: Business As Usual. It’s illegal, but I bet we don’t see any top folks go on trial, as in the “phone hacking” scandal. But then, that was a chance to go after Rupert Murdoch. This is just the usual [...]
If anything good is to come from this weekend's celebrity phone hack, let's hope it's federal action that finally takes seriously the problem of non-consensual online sexual exploitation -- along with all other forms of digital privacy invasion. Show More Summary
‘The Hunger Games’ star Jennifer Lawrence wasn’t the only celeb whose cell phone got hacked. Model Kate Upton also had her phone hacked, and the hackers found her nude pics, too. Her attorney’s statement was as strongly worded as Jennifer’s rep’s statement. RELATED: Jennifer Lawrence’s rep releases a statement about the nude pics. Kate’s attorney […]
After it was reported by The Inquisitr that the phones of Jennifer Lawrence and numerous other celebrities were hacked, Twitter users decided to take a light-hearted approach to the situation by making a hashtag called #IfMyPhoneGotHacked. Show More Summary
Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande and numerous other celebrities were posted online Sunday following a massive hack into Apple's iCloud storage system. Lawrence's publicist verified that the photos are her, telling Buzzfeed: "This is a flagrant violation of privacy. Show More Summary
Jennifer Lawrence and many other A-list stars are reportedly the latest victims of a nude photo scandal. According to Buzzfeed, a massive phone hack can be traced back to 4chan’s /b/ board, which allegedly features naked pictures of Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Victoria Justice, Teresa Palmer, Krysten Ritter, Kate Upton, and more female stars. The [...]
Steve Coogan says he was subject of a 'sociopathic sting' by then News of the World editor Andy Coulson Glenn Mulcaire's notes contain details of Coogan's girlfriends, his bank account number, his bank transactions and his pin number Elle Macpherson's accused adviser she blamed for press leaks of being an alcoholic. Show More Summary
The phone hacking scandal wasn’t the work of rogues: it was the inevitable apex of Murdoch journalism—and only a real journalist was able to reveal it all.
Two former News of the World journalists appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday over allegations of phone hacking. Ex-deputy editor Neil Wallis and features editor Jules Stenson are accused of participating in a conspiracy to hack voicemails with other former colleagues including Andy Coulson. Show More Summary
At the height of the diplomatic and humanitarian crisis that was the MH17 disaster, it’s understandable that the Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop MP, would have been glued to her phone carefully negotiating access to the site. Upon her return to Australia, however, intelligence officials seized the device following reports it had been hacked. More »
Adding to the legal tangle spreading from the phone hacking scandal, Mr. Coulson was accused of lying to a court in 2010.
Selena Gomez may have been the latest victim of celebrity phone hacking. Several nude photos reportedly of the former Disney star have been circulating around the internet today. Gomez hasn’t comments on the photos yet. The photos were reportedly stolen from Gomez’ cellphone but some people are speculating that the pop star seated the photos […]
Just as News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch was attempting to put scandal behind him and acquire a major media corporation, two more of his former editors were charged with phone hacking while working at his now-shuttered tabloid...Show More Summary
Weeks after a guilty verdict for former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, two more senior editors have been charged with phone hacking at the shuttered British tabloid. Read more...
Two more senior journalists from Rupert Murdoch's defunct British tabloid the News of the World have been charged with phone-hacking, weeks after the paper's former editor was jailed for the crime.
Call it journalistic phone hacking with consent. On The Secret Life of Students, a recent documentary series on the UK’s Channel 4, cameras tracked 12 freshmen through their first four months of college. There was one difference: Every single online interaction they had was tracked too. Show More Summary
Time for another look back through Techdirt history... Five Years Ago: Probably the biggest news item to kick off this week in 2009 was the News Corp. phone hacking scandal: the Guardian published its expose, and while it was clearly a big deal, I don't think anyone knew just how huge it would become. Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Andy Coulson Gets 18 Months in Tabloid Phone Hacking (NYT) Andy Coulson, a former senior editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire and a onetime adviser to Prime Minister...Show More Summary
Mr. Coulson, 46, a former editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire, was found guilty last week of one count relating to the hacking scandal.
Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.