British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Rupert Murdoch Testimony, Part 2

Rupert Murdoch testified on allegations of illegal phone hacking by News Corporation employees. Topics included tabloid journalism… read more

Rupert Murdoch testified on allegations of illegal phone hacking by News Corporation employees. Topics included tabloid journalism ethics and privacy issues. Mr. Murdoch in his remarks said that he believes the lives of politicians and celebrities should be open in the public.

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

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Rupert Murdoch Testimony, Part 2

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Program ID:
305590-2
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Apr 25, 2012

Airing Details

  • Apr 25, 2012 | 6:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2012 | 11:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1