Murdoch Tabloid Scandal

Murdoch Tabloid Scandal

Diane and guests explore new allegations that News of the World reporters sought personal information on 9/11 victims and discuss the ongoing scandal and the Rupert Murdoch news empire.

Police bribes,illicit cell phone tracking, and allegations that UK News Corps journalists targeted a former prime minister and possibly members of the royal family: Allegations of phone hacking were thought to have been relatively isolated incidents, but now it seems the hacking was widespread, and the questions keep coming. Last week media mogul Rupert Murdoch, owner of the popular tabloid at the center of the controversy, shut it down. Murdoch’s holdings include film studios, television stations and news papers around the world including the Wall Street Journal and Fox News. Join us to discuss the tabloid scandal and the Murdoch empire.

Guests

Rem Rieder

editor and senior vice president,American Journalism Review.

David Folkenflik

media correspondent at NPR News.

Clive Crook

Washington commentator, Financial Times
senior editor, Atlantic Monthly

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