British Phone-Hacking Investigation, James Murdoch Testimony, Part 1

James Murdoch testified on allegations of illegal phone hacking by News Corporation employees. Question were focused on… read more

James Murdoch testified on allegations of illegal phone hacking by News Corporation employees. Question were focused on Mr. Murdoch’s leadership style while in charge, his opinion of News of the World's journalistic ethics, and his knowledge that there was widespread phone hacking at the newspaper.

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, James Murdoch Testimony, Part 1

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Program ID:
305589-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Apr 24, 2012

Airing Details

  • Apr 24, 2012 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2012 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2012 | 11:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2