Articles Tagged 'Phone Hacking Scandal'

Royal Roundup: Murdoch Tabloid Hired Private Eye to Spy on William

The News of the World hired a former policeman to covertly track more than 100 people, including Prince William and others connected to the royal family. Speaking to BBC Newsnight, the ex-police investigator, Derek Webb, described how he was able to evade royal security. “They didn’t rumble me. They had no idea,” said Webb, who claimed his […]

WATCH: Jon Stewart Says, ‘England is Awesome!’

The News International phone hacking scandal has offered a parade of villains: unscrupulous journalists, spineless editors, sleazy private eyes, and corrupt law enforcement officials. Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart, however, has found something to admire in the whole mess. England. Last night, Stewart excerpted some of the rough-and-tumble parliamentary questioning of Prime Minister David Cameron, or, as […]

LIVE: Commons Debate on Phone-Hacking Rages on After Cameron Speaks

Yesterday, Rupert and James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks faced both tough questions and shaving cream-wielding assailants. No foam pies have been thrown today, but the drama has continued as British Prime Minister David Cameron has made a statement before Commons about the News of the World phone-hacking scandal that has dogged him in recent days. […]