The big News of the World scandal isn’t the phone hacking it’s the Establishment cover-up

And the cover-up embraces News International journalists, its managers (many of whom are former hacks) and the very highest levels of ultimate owner News Corporation whose senior executives, including one R. Murdoch, were hardly unaware of the prevailing culture at ...

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UK advertisers fret about spending cuts, higher taxes

They seem to be anyway as the IPA’s latest survey into advertiser intentions shows that 22 per cent of those surveyed cut their budgets in the last quarter of 2010 against 17 per cent that increased them. The IPA represents ...

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Bunga bunga legal charges may call time on Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi and his media empire

Some more details have emerged about Italian media magnate and prime minister (mustn’t forget that) Silvio Berlusconi and his antics in the so-called bunga bunga scandal. Milan prosecutors want to charge him with paying for sex with nightclub dancer Karima ...

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