British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Viscount Rothermere Testimony

Jonathan Harmsworth, the fourth Viscount Rothermere, testified at a hearing on the phone-hacking scandal surrounding the British newspaper… read more

Jonathan Harmsworth, the fourth Viscount Rothermere, testified at a hearing on the phone-hacking scandal surrounding the British newspaper News of the World. He testified on media practices at the now-defunct tabloid.

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, Viscount Rothermere Testimony

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Program ID:
305930-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 10, 2012

Airing Details

  • May 10, 2012 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 10, 2012 | 5:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2012 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2012 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO