Brooks, Coulson charged over alleged payments to officials
Rebekah Brooks, the former head of News International, leaves a court hearing in London on September 26, 2012.
November 20th, 2012
06:28 AM ET

Brooks, Coulson charged over alleged payments to officials

Rupert Murdoch's protege Rebekah Brooks will be charged with conspiracy over alleged illegal payments to a Ministry of Defence employee, Britain's Crown Prosecution Service said Tuesday.

In a separate case, Andy Coulson, another former Murdoch editor who went on to work for Prime Minister David Cameron, faces charges of conspiring to make illegal payments to officials for information relating to the royal family, the CPS said.

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  1. Hide Behind

    FOURTH ESTATE : Burke; Carlye, Blackstone, American, French and multiple other Revolutions; ideas and ideals put into print. The power it holds is supposed to be more powerfull than the powers of the other three wether they act singly or as a group; for without thisforth pillar of society there can be no democracy in any true formwhere the "Public can control their own destiny.
    I support the means used by This woman to gather information while abhoring the way the organization. She is a part of uses suc h information.
    The purpose of the Forth Estate is to enlighten the public, But not just her organization all of todays corporate are part of the three estates, that manipulate the public to further their own selves at public expense.
    This woman is not part of a bastion of freedom but the bastar....ob of freedom.

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