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Crossposted from Motley Moose I tend to avoid cross posting material from my work at the Daily Beast, but this is an important unintended consequence of Murdoch's reaction to the Phone Hacking ...
by Brit
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 11:15 AM PST with 63 Recommends
and of making illegal payments to a serving member of the US armed forces, a part of which was paid in the US, the balance apparently paid by arrangement in the UK. Down the orange rabbit hole......
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 86 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 03:34 PM PST with 111 Recommends
Gurardian headlines says it all: News Corporation directors could face charges for neglect of duties Lawyers for Rupert Murdoch's company have protested against criminal charges amid fears over ...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 02:18 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
FYI The Guardian has reported in the last 20 minutes the above news.I am posting to get the news out and suggest a dot needing connecting, as I must run to an appointment and will delete afterwards ...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 02:20 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Washington, DC - In an opinion piece published in POLITICO today, Consumer Watchdog's Jamie Court and John M. Simpson compare the treatment of News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch – who was called before ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 11:46 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is just in... Rebekah Brooks, her husband Charlie Brooks and 4 others are charged with Perverting the Course of Justice. This is a massive step in the FOTHOM story. Links below and ...
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 120 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 03:21 AM PDT with 243 Recommends
Two days after James Murdoch announced he is stepping down from the Chairmanship of BSkyB, we learn that its rolling news station, Sky News has admitted two cases of illegally hacking email accounts.
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 08:22 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Sorry this is a hit and run as I have a doctor's appointment later and have to visit an elderly neighbor to sort out her TV as we are about to go through our digital switchover. Latest news is that ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Apr 03, 2012 at 05:42 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
This morning between 5 and 7 am UK time, there were 6 more arrests in connection with the investigations into the News of the World phone hacking allegations: Police said one woman and five men ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 04:07 AM PDT with 146 Recommends
More news on the FOTHOM front. Brit doesn't seem to be about at the moment so here goes nothing................. There were [five arrests todayhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jan/28/news-...
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 28, 2012 at 01:06 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Apologies for what is effectively a repost of ...
by Brit
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 01:34 PM PST with 138 Recommends
I've been slightly absent from Kos because I've been attending the Leveson Inquiry into Press 'ethics, culture and practice' after the Hackgate scandal. But the opening day was excellently covered ...
by Brit
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 07:59 AM PST with 44 Recommends
A brief but potentially vital heads up..... It's been several weeks since I predicted ...
by Brit
Comment Count 135 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 12:50 PM PST with 298 Recommends
Today in Parliament As expected, the appearance of James Murdoch, the Chief Executive of News International (and related to some other famous people) before the DCMS Committee ...
by Brit
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 08:05 AM PST with 71 Recommends
And another day goes by with more evidence of the problems on the inside of News Internationals UK papers. A person who has been hacked has had a meeting with the detectives of Operation Weeting ...
by ceebs
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 10:01 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
No, there is no major news about the three major investigations into multiple phone and computer hacking, bribing police officials, or perverting the course of justice by News International in the ...
by Brit
Comment Count 127 comments on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 04:55 PM PDT with 431 Recommends
Over the course of these diaries, both myself and other FOTHOM aficianados have tried to stress that the UK hacking scandal is just one indication of the corrupt and anti-competitive practices that ...
by Brit
Comment Count 104 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 10:12 AM PDT with 471 Recommends
This is partially inspired by a conversation on Labour Lis t, the premier British Left ...
by Brit
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 02:11 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Hackgate: A Pattern of Criminal Behaviour Yes, the Murdoch story may be flying under the mainstream media radar, but with three British police investigations ongoing, two ...
by Brit
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 07:06 AM PDT with 167 Recommends
Bernstein on the Watergate Analogy and the Culture of Lawlessness If you think the Watergate analogy is hyperbolical or fanciful, don't forget it was first made by Carl Bernstein ...
by Brit
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 09:47 AM PDT with 196 Recommends