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Britain / Tabloid Hacking Scandal #1002717

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 15, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The resignations of Les Hinton†, the CEO of the "Wall Street Journal,” and Rebekah Brooks†, chief executive of News International, in the scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. reported.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The damage control by Murdoch’s media outlets reviewed; details given about the phone hacking of murdered teen Milly Dowler†† and arrests of reporters and editors. [MURDOCH - says he was appalled to find out what happened.] [Dowler lawyer Mark LEWIS†- says Murdoch apologized many times.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The decline in the stock market value for News Corp. cited.

(New York: Elaine Quijano) Hinton’s resignation as head of Dow Jones and Co., which publishes the "Wall Street Journal," examined; details given about the scrutiny of his chairmanship of News International amid allegations of criminal tactics by reporters, including Andy Coulson. [To a parliamentary committee in March 2007, HINTON – says he believes Coulson did not know what was going on; comments on the prison sentence for Clive Goodman.] [Journalism professor Jeff JARVIS††- says Hinton threw himself on the sword for Murdoch.]

Pelley, Scott;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Quijano, Elaine

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