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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Reports of More Hacking At NOTW

The phone hacking at News of the World may have been much worse than we previously thought. Reports are flooding in that reporters at the tabloid may have hacked into the phones of victims and victims' families of the 7/07 terror attacks and of a young murder victim. Meanwhile, Rupert Murdoch, head at News International, owner of NOTW, says such hacking, if it happened, is "deplorable and unacceptable" and that he has appointed Joel Klein to head up an investigation. The New York Times weighs in here with an editorial.

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