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Last week's acquittal of Rebekah Brooks was spun by the Murdoch press as vindicating the News of the World (NoW). The Sun, its sister weekday paper which started a Sunday edition to replace the ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 07:26 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
From a piece in The Daily Beast , co-written by Peter Jukes, a.k.a. Brit , and titled, 'Rupert Murdoch's Trouble Has Only Just Begun' : It can now be reported that the FBI has copies of at least 80,...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 07:56 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
Literally breaking news. Verdicts are coming in. Most verdicts in the cases appear to be not guilty, including Rebekah Brooks not guilty of phone hacking. 7 defendants faced 13 charges. Some ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 04:01 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
What the?? From The New York Times : Mr. Blair, the former prime minister of Britain, offered to act as an “unofficial adviser” to Mr. Murdoch and to Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Mr. ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 01:04 PM PST with 85 Recommends
Can an entire diary be based on a single tweet? When it's from Brit , who's live-tweeting the Hackgate trial, the answer is yes: BREAKING: Crone email to Coulson says Brooks knew over 100 victims ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 09:01 AM PST with 153 Recommends
as well as a New Trail. Is this a new innovation in Journalism? As most people here already know, our very own Kossack, Brit, has been giving us a brilliant perspective on the Rupert Murdoch ...
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 03:41 PM PST with 158 Recommends
From Reuters : Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, two former editors of Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of the World tabloid, were having an affair at the time their reporters are accused of ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 77 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 10:06 AM PDT with 133 Recommends
From The Guardian: Three former News of the World employees have pleaded guilty to phone hacking charges, an Old Bailey jury was told this afternoon, as part of the opening of the trial of Rebekah ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 11:12 AM PDT with 280 Recommends
h/t to AnnetteK for finding this. From The Telegraph : The Daily Telegraph can disclose that Jay Rockefeller, chairman of the influential Senate Commerce Committee, visited News Corp’s London ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 10:09 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
[The Independent has just posted a story that makes for extremely interesting reading.http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/exclusive-met-investigating-rupert-murdoch-firm-news-international-as-...
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 147 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 06:24 PM PDT with 295 Recommends
From The Daily Mail : Rupert Murdoch has been challenged by MPs to explain his secretly recorded comments criticising the ‘totally incompetent’ police inquiries into phone hacking and corrupt ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 02:56 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
From The Telegraph : Rupert Murdoch could face criminal charges in America after he was secretly filmed telling journalists at his newspapers that bribing police officers for stories was “the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 56 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 09:50 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
From Reuters : British lawmakers said on Tuesday they would recall media mogul Rupert Murdoch to clarify evidence he gave to them last year after he was secretly recorded belittling a police ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 08:46 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
From Channel 4 (UK): A recording from March earlier this year, obtained by investigative website Exaro, shows the 82-year-old as we've never seen him before - raging against the police and claiming ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 08:18 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
From Private Eye : IN MARCH Rupert Murdoch met several of the Sun journalists who have been arrested over allegations of paying public officials. The way they were being treated by police, he told ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 79 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 07:21 AM PDT with 184 Recommends
Today, British Home Secretary Theresa May announced the reopening of the famous 1987 Daniel Morgan murder case. He was a private investigator found in a car park with an axe through the head. A ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 11:45 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
This is big news for anyone folowing #Hackgate: A judge has decided to probe the Daniel Morgan axe-murder case. Morgan was a Glenn Mulcaire-style private detective, who was found with an axe ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 04:37 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
From Business Week : Later this year there will be criminal trials in London for some of the dozens of former News Corp. employees who have been arrested, including Brooks. In the U.S., the ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 04:49 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
This past Monday, on the day of the big Leveson recommendations vote in Parliament, Rupert executed this reverse Godwin (Godwin's Law: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 06:24 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
In the High Court in London today the Sun "newspaper", part of Murdoch's News(sic) International, admitting accessing personal information, including messages, on a mobile (cell)phone stolen from a ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 05:32 AM PDT with 22 Recommends