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The Independent has just posted a story that makes for extremely interesting reading.

Looks like Rupert might be in a tad bit of trouble.

Over the orange cloud to find out why................................

Just going to post the three paragraphs allowed to give you a taste.............

The Independent has learnt the Metropolitan Police has opened an “active investigation” into the corporate liabilities of the UK newspaper group – recently rebranded News UK – which could have serious implications for the ability of its parent company News Corp to operate in the United States. One of Rupert Murdoch’s most senior lawyers has been interviewed under caution on behalf of the company and two other very senior figures have been officially cautioned for corporate offences. John Turnbull, who works on News Corp’s Management and Standards Committee (MSC) which co-ordinates the company’s interactions with the Metropolitan Police, answered formal questions from detectives earlier this year.
My bolding just because I liked those bits so much.
The development has caused pandemonium at the upper echelons of the Murdoch media empire. Shortly afterwards, executives in America ordered that the company dramatically scale back its co-operation with the Metropolitan Police.
Yeah, you guessed, I liked that bit too.
A News Corp analysis of the effects of a corporate charge, produced in New York, said the consequences could “kill the corporation and 46,000 jobs would be in jeopardy”.
Heh, I'm saying nothing.

Right, if you're interested you'll need to go to the article as I daren't post any more.

7:44 PM PT: Thanks for the recs and tips all.

Let's hope this is the big one we've all been waiting for.

Originally posted to AnnetteK on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 06:24 PM PDT.

Also republished by Murdochgate Investigators and More and Better Democracies.

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