British Phone-Hacking Scandal

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson talked from New York City about allegations of hacking into the voicemails of everyday Britons by the British… read more

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson talked from New York City about allegations of hacking into the voicemails of everyday Britons by the British Sunday paper, News of the World. During the week, Rupert Murdoch announced that the paper would be shut down after one more issue. Topics included the paper’s journalistic standards, how the closure affects News Corporation’s news presence in the United Kingdom, and what lessons the scandal holds for other news gathering organizations. Mr. Edgecliffe-Johnson also reacted to a video clip of British Prime Minister Cameron speaking the previous day. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

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British Phone-Hacking Scandal

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 9, 2011

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  • Jul 09, 2011 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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