Tag Archives: phone hacking

Andy Coulson sets up new PR firm Coulson Chappell

Former News of the World editor and UK government communications director Andy Coulson (below) – sentenced to 18 months in jail for his part in the phone hacking scandal that saw the demise of Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World ...

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“They all knew about it” says News of the World’s Thurlbeck as he speaks after phone hacking verdicts

It was, indeed, “slightly sad,” as phone hacking trail judge Lord Justice Saunders remarked, that former New of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck (left, who pleaded guilty to phone hacking along with some NoW colleagues) had chosen to give ...

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Now CNN drops under-fire chat show host Piers Morgan

2014 isn’t turning out very well for Piers Morgan (left) so far. The former Daily Mirror editor and would-be US TV superstar’s peak-time chat show Piers Morgan Live has just been dropped by US news channel CNN as it grapples ...

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Guardian gets £600m lifeline from sale of Auto Trader

The Guardian newspaper is a pillar of the British liberal establishment and a worldwide force after its role in exposing phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch’s British newspapers and hosting Edward Snowden’s revelations of industrial-scale US government cyber-snooping. Unfortunately it’s not ...

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Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson face a long wait for phone hacking verdict

The British justice system grinds exceedingly slow and the date set for the Old Bailey trial of Rebekah Brooks (pictured with husband Charlie, also a defendant), Andy Coulson and sundry other News International employees on charges of phone hacking (and ...

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