British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Hugh Grant Testimony

Victims of alleged phone hacking testified about their experiences. Actor Hugh Grant spoke about the invasive nature of tabloid media,… read more

Victims of alleged phone hacking testified about their experiences. Actor Hugh Grant spoke about the invasive nature of tabloid media, particularly the interest and tactics of reporters and paparazzi. He also talked about legal challenges public figures faced as a result of heightened media attention. He was highly critical of the British media in particular.

Prime Minister David Cameron appointed Lord Justice Leveson on July 13, 2011, to investigate the role of the press and police in the phone-hacking scandal surrounding the defunct British newspaper News of the World. The hearings were divided into four modules, or phases: 1) the relationship between the press and the public, and phone-hacking and other potentially illegal acts 2) relationships between the press and police 3) the relationship between press and politicians 4) recommendations for improved policy and regulation. close

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British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Hugh Grant Testimony

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Program ID:
302796-4
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Nov 21, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 22, 2011

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  • Nov 21, 2011 | 9:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
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