British Phone-Hacking Investigation, George Osborne, Part 2

George Osborne testified about his relationship with the press. Topics inclued the decision to hire Andy Coulson, Prime Minister… read more

George Osborne testified about his relationship with the press. Topics inclued the decision to hire Andy Coulson, Prime Minister Cameron’s communications director. Mr. Coulson was the former editor of the News of the World.

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:
306507-4
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jun 11, 2012 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 2012 | 4:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1