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Phone hacking trial: US probe of Murdoch's News Corp to continue

Jun 27, 2014

Phone hacking trial: US probe of Murdoch's News Corp to continue

Accused of phone hacking among other crimes, News Corp. confirmed that it had turned over more than 80,000 emails from US-based servers to US Justice Department investigators over a year ago. #Rupert Murdoch #NewsTracker #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: British PM apologises to parliament for hiring Coulson

Jun 26, 2014

Phone hacking trial: British PM apologises to parliament for hiring Coulson

I take full responsibility for employing Andy Coulson, I did so on the basis of assurances that I received. I am sorry, this was the wrong decision," Cameron told the parliament. #Rupert Murdoch #TheySaidIt #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: British PM to be quizzed on decision to hire Coulson

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking trial: British PM to be quizzed on decision to hire Coulson

While Cameron comes under fire for hiring Coulson, the acquittal of Brooks on charges of phone hacking and bribing public officials took some of the pressure off Murdoch. #Rupert Murdoch #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: Regret hiring Coulson as media chief, says British PM

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking trial: Regret hiring Coulson as media chief, says British PM

Cameron issued a sombre televised apology for hiring Coulson, showing how toxic the scandal remains nearly three years after News Corp boss Murdoch was forced to shut down the Sunday tabloid in disgrace. #Rupert Murdoch #TheySaidIt #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking scandal: Cops to question Murdoch as a suspect

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking scandal: Cops to question Murdoch as a suspect

This comes a day after a UK court convicted former News of the World editor Andy Coulson of phone-hacking but cleared fellow editor Rebekah Brooks of all charges #Rupert Murdoch #NewsTracker #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #Scotland Yard #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal

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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Nov 30, 2012

Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Almost all the bad practices put on display during the Leveson inquiry are already illegal. Regulating the press inherently means providing an additional deterrent to choice, and a prior restraint on publication. #social media #Twitter #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Leveson Report #Press Freedom #Press Regulation
Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

May 04, 2012

Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

The expulsion of Team Anna member Shameem Kazmi for "allegedly secretly recording" a meeting, Team Anna is facing a complex dilemma: How can you advocate for openness but demand secrecy? #Corruption #ConnectTheDots #Arvind Kejriwal #Team Anna #Transparency #News of the World #Principled Physics

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Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

Jul 22, 2014

Uber Battle of New Orleans Pits Old Guard vs. New

Scoring a taxi in the Big Easy is anything but. Ridesharing alternatives like Uber and Lyft are effectively shut out. Entrepreneurs and civic leaders striving to make New Orleans a world class business destination face an entrenched taxi and limousin...
Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

Jul 22, 2014

Toronto 2014: Reitman, Baumbach and Rock to premiere new films

New movies from veteran directors such as Jason Reitman, Noah Baumbach and Shawn Levy — not to mention the work of some less expected filmmaking types — will make their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival when it kicks off this... #Toronto #Noah Baumbach #Jason Reitman #Shawn Levy
Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

Jul 22, 2014

TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-p... #Television Critics Association #Ken Burns