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Britain / Tabloid Hacking Scandal / Murdoch #997922

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 18, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The spread of the tabloid hacking scandal in Britain updated; details given of the death of whistleblower Sean Hoare††, the arrest of Rebekah Brooks, editor of the late "News of the World" paper and the resignation of two top Scotland Yard figures.

(London: Jeffrey Kofman) Tomorrow's grilling of 80-year-old media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, by outraged British politicians previewed; details given about Murdoch's influence on politicians, including Prime Minister David Cameron, and the police. ["New Yorker" Ken AULETTA†- says Murdoch has to worry.] [News Corp. deputy COO James MURDOCH†- comments on a settlement.] [Media analyst Claire ENDERS†- says Murdoch was immensely powerful in Britain.] What News Corp. may have to do if it faces criminal charges outlined on screen.

Sawyer, Diane;
Kofman, Jeffrey

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