News Corp under fire

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is under fire on three fronts:

1. Phone hacking crisis at News of the World

2. BSKYB Bid

3. Andy Gray and Richard Key’s ‘sexist’ comments on Sky Sports

1. Phone Hacking – media ethics are in a mess

THIS IS HUGE! The News of the World is accused of hacking into the phone calls of politicians (such as George Galloway), celebrities (such as Sienna Miller) – basically anyone who was in the public eye. 1000s have been effected by this. Think about the consequences of this huge invasion of privacy – how can one of the most popular sunday newspapers be allowed to get away with such illegal activity. Former editor of the NofW, Andy Coulson resigned as the Conservative’s chief ‘spin doctor’…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/news-of-the-world-phone-hacking?intcmp=239

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