A month into the season that doubters predicted could end the reign of TV juggernaut “ American Idol ,” new judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez have done more than win over skeptics. They’ve made “American Idol” fun again.
A former reporter at the Daily Mirror U.K. tabloid contradicted evidence given by CNN broadcaster Piers Morgan, saying that phone hacking took place on a daily basis at the newspaper’s show business desk.
Piers Morgan, the host of CNN’s “Tonight” program and former editor of three British tabloids, was contradicted by Paul McCartney’s former wife at a U.K. inquiry triggered by News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal.
Rebekah Brooks told a London court that News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch asked her not to resign from her post running the company’s U.K. newspaper unit at the height of the phone-hacking scandal in July 2011.