Making Sense Of The NewsCorp Phone Hacking Scandal

The British press are in an uproar this weekend over the just-won't-die story about how News International (the U.K. subsidiary of Murdoch’s News Corporation, hereafter referenced as NewsCorp) "journalists" at News of the World (NotW) "hack[ed] into the mobile phone records of celebrities and public figures." It should be news when journalists are arrested for privacy violations. In 2007, one NotW reporter, former royal editor Clive Goodman, and one private investigator, Glenn Mulcaire, were convicted and jailed. But the story doesn't end there. …continue reading →
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