News International Scandal Grows

Friday, July 15, 2011

Transcript

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
Charles

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303795304576453722472758028.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop

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
David

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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