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Thursday, July 14, 2011

More On the News Corp Debacle

After resisting the idea of appearing before a House of Commons committee, Rupert and James Murdoch now say they will appear. Meanwhile, their media empire now faces investigation from the FBI on claims that some News Corp employees may have tried to hack into the cell phones of Sept. 11 victims. British police have arrested former NOTW executive Neil Wallis, and the former owners of the Wall Street Journal now regret selling the paper to Mr. Murdoch.

 

The Guardian provides a timeline of recent law enforcement events affecting the NOTW here.

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