News: Phone Hacking – after “Bloody Friday”, what comes next?

16 07 2011

The phone hacking story has now dominated the headlines for nearly two weeks.  Yesterday was described by the “Guardian” as “Bloody Friday”.  First, Rebekah Brooks fell victim to “Alastair Campbell’s Law” – having herself being the story for this period – resigning from her position as Chief Executive of News International.  Later on the Chief Executive of Dow Jones, Les Hinton, also resigned.  This seemed inevitable after his “one rogue reporter” evidence to the Culture Media and Sport Committee in March 2007 and September 2009. Read the rest of this entry »