News Corp. Scandal
The Scandal at News Corp.
Telephone hacking by reporters at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper have thrown News Corp. under a harsh spotlight and scuttled the media conglomerate's $12.5 billion bid for a UK broadcaster
Andy Coulson, the former editor of News Corp.’s News of the World, told a criminal court that he heard a voice mail obtained by the tabloid’s chief reporter detailing an affair involving a government minister.
Andy Coulson, the former editor of News Corp.’s News of the World, said he was aware phone hacking existed in “vague terms” as he denied any knowledge of the interception of a murdered school girl’s messages that led to the closure of the tabloid nearly a decade later.
Andy Coulson, the former editor of News Corp.’s News of the World tabloid, said he never discussed stories and investigations with Rebekah Brooks, who then ran the company’s Sun daily newspaper, during an affair more than a decade ago.
The former managing editor of the News of the World tabloid denied conspiring to intercept voice- mail messages after being shown a series of payments he approved to the investigator at the center of News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal.