In an eagerly awaited appearance before the U.K.’s media ethics committee, Piers Morgan, who replaced Larry King on CNN, was visibly tense, sometimes hostile and often rejected characterizations of his actions made by inquiry lawyers as “nonsense.”
LONDON (AP) — CNN star interviewer Piers Morgan will talk about his former job as editor of one of Britain’s troubled tabloids at a judge-led inquiry into the practices of Britain’s scandal-tarred press. Morgan will give evidence via videolink Tuesday to the Leveson inquiry in London. The inquiry was set up following the disclosure that […]
Neville Thurlbeck, the News of The World reporter named in the key “for Neville” phone-hacking email, issued a statement Friday, hitting out at Rupert Murdoch’s News International for briefing against him, warning that “the truth will out” and that the guilty would be identified.
News International, Murdoch’s British newspaper division, said it hopes to reach agreement soon with the family of Milly Dowler whose phone was hacked by Britain’s now defunct News of the World newspaper.
James Desborough, the Los Angeles-based U.S. editor of the News of the World, was arrested Thursday by police investigating the phone-hacking scandal at the paper — becoming the first U.S.-based journalist arrested in the case.
In what could be a major blow to Rupert Murdoch’s $14 billion plan to buy U.K. satellilte company BSkyB, the British government said today that it has pushed back its review of the deal while it sorts through the implications of the News Of The World phone hacking scandal.