British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Alastair Campbell Testimony, Part 1

Alastair Campbell testified at a hearing on allegations of illegal phone hacking by News Corporation employees. Topics included his… read more

Alastair Campbell testified at a hearing on allegations of illegal phone hacking by News Corporation employees. Topics included his and former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s history with the press, specifically Rupert and James Murdoch, and media coverage of the lead-up to the Iraq War.

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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Program ID:
306009-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 15, 2012
Last Aired:
May 25, 2012

Airing Details

  • May 15, 2012 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2012 | 1:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2012 | 4:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 17, 2012 | 10:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2012 | 4:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2012 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 21, 2012 | 8:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2012 | 5:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2