News International Scandal Grows

Friday, July 15, 2011


It's been another rough week for Rupert Murdoch's News International. Following last week's phone hacking scandal, the FBI has launched a probe into News Corporation here in the U.S., News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks resigned on Friday and Murdoch dropped his bid for bSkyb, the UK's largest pay-TV service. The Guardian's Simon Hoggart talks with Brooke about new challenges facing News International.

Comments [4]

Marc from Paris

@David. That sounds like a great idea! Let's have a whole episode about Fox News and its coverage of Obama. But I'm not sure that's what you were looking for...

Aug. 08 2011 06:10 AM

Jul. 19 2011 05:13 AM

David: As we've seen lately, according to On The Media, "the truth is a liberal reality." So there's no real reason cover things from the Right's perspective. This fits nicely with what the mainstream media already practices.

Jul. 18 2011 12:11 PM

I'm glad you're covering this so well. But why not cover the evidence that came out this week that the White House has tried to exclude Fox from interviews? This was a media story when Nixon wanted to ignore the Times. Why not cover this media story?

Jul. 16 2011 10:38 PM

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