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Britain / Tabloid Hacking #1002074

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 07, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(London: Mike Taibbi) The shutdown of the British tabloid "News of the World" due to allegations that journalists hacked into private phones featured; details given about claims that families of British soldiers killed in action were hacked. [Ministry of Defense Gen. Sir David RICHARDS†, Prime Minister David CAMERON – react.] [Member of Parliament John WHITTINGDALE†- says the people responsible must pay a penalty.] [In Idaho, owner Rupert MURDOCH - makes no comments.] [News International chairman James MURDOCH†- says we breached a trust with our readers.] [“Vanity Fair” contributing editor Sarah ELLISON†- comments on the impact on R. Murdoch’s reputation.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Taibbi, Mike
Duration:
00:02:40

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