That one shoe you may have forgotten finally dropped

By: Wednesday June 19, 2013 1:30 am

I know it seems rather quaint compared to what the NSA can do, but cases against Rupert Murdoch’s Newscorp continue to percolate along in regard to the hacking of phone calls.

What has been missing, is a suit alleging that News Corp hacked into phones in America.

 

Strange Tales from a Strange Time: Nixon, Ailes, Cameron, Murdoch

By: Friday July 22, 2011 6:00 pm

Watching the fall of Rupert Murdoch play itself out has brought back old, old memories. Memories of the only political scandal I’ve experienced in my homeland that comes even close to what’s been unfolding in the UK right now: Watergate. And to judge from this British piece and this Canadian one, I’m not the only person to be thinking of Watergate in connection with all of this.

Come Saturday Morning: This and That

By: Saturday November 27, 2010 6:45 am

Just a few odds and ends and random observations from the currently frozen tundra of Saint Paul: – The UK publication The Spectator, a longtime institution among both British and North American conservatives, was forced to apologize for lobbing false anti-Semitism accusations against Mohammad Sawalha, the president of the British Muslim Initiative. – Last September, [...]

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