NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 12, 2011
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(London: Stephanie Gosk) The British tabloid hacking scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s media empire updated; details given about the call for Murdoch, his son James, and executive Rebekah Brooks to testify before a Parliament committee and about accusations that Scotland Yard police accepted bribes from reporters; statement from News International about a story in “The Sun” about the illness of Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s baby quoted. [BROWN – reacts to the use of known criminals to get information.] [Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner John YATES- says some people will be corrupt.] [Center for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Melanie SLOAN- says we need to find out whether American citizens had their phones hacked into by Murdoch journalists.]
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