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Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

It has finally been confirmed in court by the police themselves that, despite previous denials from Rupert Murdoch and senior staff of the Sun newspaper, police and other senior public officials were illegally paid by the shoddy tabloid. TheOpinionSite.org reminds readers that Rebekah Brooks, editor of the Sun at the time of the phone-hacking scandal…

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Responsibility and the Press – two unlikely partners

Responsibility and the Press – two unlikely partners

Since the closure of the News of the World, previously silent politicians have suddenly started calling for a cleanup of the British press. This new and possibly hypocritical outcry from those elected to make our laws could indicate that there is a real chance of putting the press back into a box where it can…

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Murdoch withdraws BSkyB bid and may ditch UK papers as well

Murdoch withdraws BSkyB bid and may ditch UK papers as well

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has withdrawn its bid to take over the profit generating broadcaster BSkyB. There is now speculation that with the new proposals for regulation put forward today by the government and opposition and also the in depth criminal investigation now under way, Murdoch may finally decide that the UK is no longer…

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News of the World closure is due to corruption of both press and police

News of the World closure is due to corruption of both press and police

The closure of the News of the World is the best news to come out of Fleet Street for many years but the paper would have closed years ago had it not been for weak MPs, power-hungry prime ministers and corrupt policemen. The tacky tabloid has lied, cheated and threatened its way to success whilst…

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