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Murdoch hacking case


Cops, MPs and the courts protected Murdoch

12 July 2011
At a drive-through McDonald’s in east London, News of the World journalists would hand over the wads of cash to police officers in return for information.

Murdoch's empire grew and grew

12 July 2011
News Corp is an enormous multinational with media and entertainment outlets across the globe.

The corrupt heart of Murdoch’s empire

12 July 2011
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch’s motto is "Expand or die"—and it seems to have served him well. Murdoch is one of the most powerful men in the world. His News Corporation owns newspapers, television and radio stations spanning five continents, including the disgraced News of the World in Britain.

Are we brainwashed by Murdoch and friends?

12 July 2011
Politicians are terrified of Rupert Murdoch.

Tommy Sheridan’s conviction should be overturned

12 July 2011
Revelations about the illegal activities of News International have given new hope to supporters of jailed Scottish Socialist leader Tommy Sheridan.

Background: Wapping let Murdoch off leash

12 July 2011
Rupert Murdoch broke the print unions with his move to fortress Wapping in 1986.

News of the World: Right wing rag that waged war on poor

12 July 2011
The News of the World hated working class people.

News of the World scandal shakes establishment

08 July 2011
The edifice of stability at the top of British society is shaken. The scandal of journalists hacking into phones is rocking the establishment. Rupert Murdoch's huge media empire is in crisis and has closed one of its flagship titles—the News of the World.

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