British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Gordon Brown Testimony, Part 1

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown testified about his relationship with the press. He answered questions on his views of the media… read more

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown testified about his relationship with the press. He answered questions on his views of the media and his relationship with James and Rupert Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks, the “conflation” of fact and opinion within the British media, cultural changes in the press due to the Internet, and the Sun's decision to print a story about his son’s medical condition.

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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Program ID:
306507-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 15, 2012

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  • Jun 11, 2012 | 5:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 2012 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 2012 | 8:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 2012 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jun 12, 2012 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2012 | 3:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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