The phone hacking controversy revolving around the UK's News of the World is far from over. In fact, the case might get blown wide open now.
Glenn Mulcaire, a private detective previously convicted for intercepting voicemail messages for the News Corp. paper, has been court-ordered to turn over the names of the journalists who hired him.
He was fighting the decision for two years by citing laws that prevent self-incrimination, but Britain's Supreme Court ultimately decided that law does not apply to situation and he's got to come clean.
The PI plans on
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Tut tut, Mr. Coulson… better start burning all that insidious evidence before it’s…
OOPS TOO LATE!
Former editor of the now defunct News Of The World tabloid Andy Coulson was arrested in Scotland Wednesday for commiting perjury - essentially lying under oath - before the High Court of Glasgow.
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Can't you get to the top WITHOUT getting dirty??
There are new reports coming out that get pretty technical, but they're no bueno none-the-less!
Apparently several news outlets have rolled out investigative projects targeting Rupert Murdoch
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This is incredibly, incredibly sad.
How many more lives is this mess going to ruin?
As everyone knows, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp media empire has been absolutely devastated since the phone-hacking scandal prompted more investigations into the immoral - and sometimes illegal - practices in which many staffers partook, which has led to News of the World being scrapped and the arrests of eleven current and former employees of The Sun on suspicion of bribery, and now, it appears that it has taken its toll mentally on at least two senior journalists, who have reportedly attempted suicide.
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Snap, snap American Idol!! Snap, snap!!!
News Corp president, COO, and deputy chairman Chase Carey has a few words for you!!
At the 20th annual Deutsche Bank Media & Telecom Conference, Chase explained his feelings on the show's current state in TV land:
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Wowsa! Rupert Murdoch's name is truly becoming synonymous with scandal!
Last year, we heard ALL ABOUT a large scale phone-hacking scandal, which resulted in a bunch of arrests of former employees of Murdoch's News of the World publication!
Earlier this week, Murdoch and his British newspaper company sent out 35 settlement checks, including a check for $200K to Jude Law, who had been kept under tight surveillance for quite some time.
Now, we've learned that
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The comedian who threw a pie in Rupert Mudoch's face, Jonathan May-Bowles (aka Jonni Marbles), has been charged with behavior causing harassment, alarm or distress in a public place under Section 5 of the Public Order Act.
He is due in court on Friday.
Before Jonni pulled his stunt, he foreshadowed via Twitter (as pictured above).
Do U think Mr. Marbles will pull another show in court?
[Image via AP Images.]
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