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Leveson whitewash of Murdoch’s UK media empire

By Julie Hyland, December 6, 2012

The Leveson report on British press standards is a cover-up of the criminality in the political and media establishment and the police that underlies the Murdoch phone-hacking scandal.

Leveson report whitewashes collusion in UK media’s criminal activity

By Robert Stevens, December 1, 2012

The Leveson inquiry meant to address the criminal practices of the Murdoch media empire has instead produced a cover-up of epic proportions.

Former aide to British PM criminally charged in Murdoch phone-hacking scandal

By Robert Stevens, July 25, 2012

Former editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, both closely tied to Prime Minister David Cameron, are among eight people facing criminal prosecution for their involvement in the Murdoch phone hacking scandal.

Rupert Murdoch rows with former editor over deals with UK politicians

By Dave Hyland, July 14, 2012

A public fallout between Rupert Murdoch and the best-known of his past editors dominated the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics, culture and practices of the British media.

Fresh arrests of police, journalists, public officials in UK hacking/bribery scandal

By Dave Hyland, July 9, 2012

There were further arrests this week in connection to the illegal payments and phone hacking scandal that has rocked the British political establishment.

Britain’s Leveson Inquiry hit by allegations of political interference

By Dave Hyland, Julie Hyland, June 30, 2012

The Leveson Inquiry, established in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World, was hit last week by a row over political interference.

Murdoch’s News Ltd intensifies media restructuring in Australia

By Mike Head, June 21, 2012

News Ltd yesterday unveiled a sweeping re-organisation, shifting its axis away from newspapers to pay-TV and digital publishing.

UK Prime Minister Cameron given kid gloves treatment at Leveson inquiry

By Julie Hyland, June 18, 2012

The Leveson Inquiry into press standards descended into farce this week, with the appearance of Prime Minister David Cameron.

Former UK prime minister’s aide Andy Coulson charged with perjury

By Dave Hyland, June 4, 2012

Andy Coulson, Prime Minister David Cameron’s former Director of Communications, was taken from his London home on the morning of May 30 in a dawn raid and driven over 350 miles to a police station in Glasgow, Scotland.

Murdoch’s acolyte Tony Blair testifies before Leveson inquiry

By Julie Hyland, May 30, 2012

Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair’s appearance before the Leveson inquiry highlights the fraudulent character of the official investigation into press ethics.

A revealing look at Murdoch’s influence on British politics

By A review by Dave Hyland, May 25, 2012

Labour MP Tom Watson and Independent journalist Martin Hickman throw some light on the way in which politicians in the UK have bowed down before Rupert Murdoch’s wealth and power, as well detailing the incestuous relationship between his newspapers and a corrupt police force.

Leveson inquiry: Damning evidence of political corruption of Labour and Conservative parties

By Robert Stevens, May 21, 2012

The charging of former editor Rebekah Brooks with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice in the police investigation into the News of the World phone hacking scandal has overshadowed revealing testimony given at the Leveson inquiry into press ethics.