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News of the World phone hacking scandal crisis escalates

Posted by seumasach on July 7, 2011

Paul Bond

WSWS

7th July, 2011

The disclosure that an investigator working for the News of the World may have hacked the mobile phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler has intensified the political crisis surrounding the hacking scandal.

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Murdoch’s malign influence demeans British politics

Posted by seumasach on July 12, 2009

Polly Toynbee

Guardian

11th July, 2009

New depths have been plumbed by Rupert Murdoch‘s newspapers. If the Guardian’s revelations only concerned lurid journalism it would be disgraceful but not sinister. However, the way the police, the public prosecutor and judiciary appear to have prevented exposure of this industrial-scale bugging is a reminder of just how cleverly Murdoch companies manipulate officialdom.

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