Parliamentary debate on News Corp. BSkyB bid and News International

Below is a transcript of the House of Commons debate over News International and the News of the World phone hacking scandal in the House of Commons today from 12pm-7pm. This follows news that it’s then editor – Rebekah Brooks and the former PMs communication’s officer and asst. editor of the News of the World  Andy Coulson are now to be called to face a parliamentary select committee and the news today of News Corporation’s decision to withdraw its bid for BSkyB until a full police investigation parliamentary enquiry concludes over the phone hacking and the re-examination of allegations of … Continue reading Parliamentary debate on News Corp. BSkyB bid and News International

The News of The World Last Edition

 When Rupert Murdoch, his media empire under fire over a phone-hacking scandal, swept into his London headquarters on Sunday from the United States, the message was clear. Murdoch, sporting a white panama-style hat, sat in the front passenger seat of a red Range Rover intently reading a copy of the final edition of the best-selling newspaper he had closed only hours earlier to try to contain the spreading crisis. “The World’s greatest newspaper 1843-2011,” said the front page, held up for all to see. “Thank you and goodbye.” Newspaper staff had departed, amid scenes of cheering and emotion at the … Continue reading The News of The World Last Edition