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Murdoch hacking case

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.

Police inquiry into hacking was ‘pretty crap’

12 July 2011
One of the top cops who was supposed to investigate the News of the World phone hacking scandal has admitted his decision not to pursue the investigation was "pretty crap".

We can’t trust the capitalist media to hold power to account

12 July 2011
The News International scandal has exposed the general corruption of the mainstream media.

Toxic rot goes right to the top

12 July 2011
The News International phone hacking scandal has revealed the poison coursing through the veins of the establishment.

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.

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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