Hacking scandal gets global audience

from CNN International
By Michael Martinez, CNN

The 168-year-old News of the World published its final edition on July 10 as a result of the phone hacking allegations. The phone-hacking scandal began two years ago as a lonely newspaper crusade in London, …

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Taliban denies texting Mullah Omar’s death, blames hacking

from the Los Angeles Times
(Ahmad Masood, Reuters)
By Laura King Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

In this Murdochian age, it somehow seems inevitable: The Taliban movement says it was phone-hacked. The group said Wednesday that text messages announcing the death of supreme leader …

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Piers Morgan seeks apology over hacking claim

from AFP
LOS ANGELES —

Former tabloid editor Piers Morgan has demanded an apology from an MP who made claims about him admitting to phone hacking, at the London hearing which quizzed Rupert Murdoch. In an angry on-air exchange, Morgan, who is now a celebrity …

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The phone hacking scandal: The figures at the center of it

from CNN International

London (CNN) — A brief overview of the figures at the center of the
widening phone-hacking scandal in the United Kingdom. A 168-year-old
tabloid was the best-selling English-language newspaper in the world,
selling about 2.5 million copies every week. …

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Phone-hacking media scandal a truly British affair

from MiamiHerald.com
BY EDWARD WASSERMAN

The phone-hacking scandal in Britain, after slowly gathering steam for at least five years, has exploded into a rich and
fast-moving media spectacle. There’s so much: unscrupulous journalists who pillaged the personal communications …

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Murdoch’s ad apologizes for ‘serious wrongdoing’ in hacking scandal

from CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff London (CNN) —

Rupert Murdoch apologized to the British public with full-page advertisements in seven national newspapers Saturday, a day after two senior executives resigned over a phone hacking scandal that has engulfed his …

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Hacking scandal: FBI opens inquiry on 9/11 victims

from The Seattle Times

The decision to open a case in New York stemmed from the expanding hacking scandal that has wracked Britain for days, ever since disclosures that News of the World had illegally intercepted the voice mail of Milly Dowler, a 13-year-old girl abducted …

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Phone hacking: what the the public inquiry should do…

from The Guardian (blog)

The “hacked off” campaign, which appears to have enjoyed swift success in
calling for a public inquiry into phone hacking, wants to ensure that the
inquiry panel’s terms of reference are both specific enough and wide enough to get to the bottom of the …

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Hugh Grant and the unlikely cast of characters in the phone-hacking crisis

from The Guardian

Hugh Grant discusses phone hacking in a TV interview outside Westminster.
The Four Weddings and a Funeral star is an unlikely expert on press regulation, but the actor has become an unofficial spokesman for …
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Alleged tabloid phone hacker held

from Independent Online
London –
British police investigating phone hacking at the News of the World tabloid newspaper arrested a 39-year-old woman on Thursday. The woman was detained at a residential address in West Yorkshire in northern England on suspicion of conspiring to …
http://www.iol.co.za/news/world/alleged-tabloid-phone-hacker-held-1.1087884