Tag Archives: Rebekah Brooks

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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Murdochs nowhere to be seen, as heads begin to roll

Here comes a chopper to chop off your head… Well, Rebekah Brooks’ and Andy Coulson’s heads at any rate. Along with those of 6 other hacks from The News of the World (ob. 2011) and The Sun. It’s career death ...

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Rupert Murdoch moves to detoxify News Corp and buy BSkyB by splitting empire

Which looks like a pretty cunning plan. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation is planning to hive off its troubled UK newspaper business into a separate company (along with its other papers like the Wall Street Journal), leaving its ‘entertainment’ assets – ...

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Leveson is side-tracked by the politicians but Rebekah Brooks’ day in court may be the clincher

The UK’s Leveson Inquiry into media ethics, set up by PM David Cameron to take the heat off politicians for their cosy relationships with law-breaking newspaper groups, has well and truly backfired. For Cameron and co obviously, because their cringe-making ...

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Can WPP’s Team News wave a magic wand over embattled News international?

News International has made its choice from the WPP agencies involved in the closed pitch for its business and the winners are: Grey, M/SIX (formerly CHI Media), Ogilvy One (direct) and Ogilvy Change (‘behavioural science’ apparently). WPP losers are creative ...

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