× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Britain / Murdoch Empire #997485

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 13, 2011
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The actions by media mogul Rupert Murdoch in light of public outrage over the newspaper hacking scandal in Britain featured; details given about his decision to pull out of buying Sky broadcasting satellite network and about 2002 murder victim Milly Dowler††, whose cell phone was hacked by Murdoch's paper "News of the World." [In Parliament, Prime Minister David CAMERON - says what has happened is disgraceful.] [Dowler family lawyer Mark LEWIS - says a dead girl's phone was hacked.] The arrests due to the hacking story and the shutdown of the Murdoch tabloid noted. The call from three US senators for an investigation into whether the company broke the law in the US noted and discussed.

Mitchell, Russ;
Palmer, Elizabeth

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.