British Phone-Hacking Investigation, Prime Minister Cameron Testimony, Part 1

Prime Minister David Cameron testified about his relationship with the press. He discussed the effect of his background before coming… read more

Prime Minister David Cameron testified about his relationship with the press. He discussed the effect of his background before coming to office on his policies regarding media regulation, and meetings he had with James and Rupert Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks. He admitted he had genuine friendships with many media executives because of the work he did before coming into office. 

The Leveson Inquiry was established by Prime Minister David Cameron 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 are 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:
306510-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 17, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jun 14, 2012 | 5:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2012 | 6:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2012 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 14, 2012 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 14, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2012 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2012 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 2012 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO