Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the British tabloid News of the World and a close confidante of its owner Rupert Murdoch, was arrested Tuesday in connection with a phone-hacking investigation, the British Press Association reported.
London's Metropolitan Police confirmed that six people were detained on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, but refused to name them.
Brooks' spokesman David Wilson and the publisher of the defunct News of the World both declined to comment.
Brooks was arrested in July over phone hacking and police bribery. She was released on bail after a day of questioning.
Tuesday's reported arrest could mean that she will face additional charges in an ever-widening scandal that has spawned three police investigations, two parliamentary committee probes and an independent inquiry.FULL STORY
You reap what you sow.
Indeed. Good morning @banasy.
Hope Murdoch gets his too. But that perhaps is hoping against hope.
News Corp and the Iraq War
The most popular cable network in the United States for news on the war was Fox News, and had begun influencing other media outlet's coverage. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch, a strong supporter of the war On-screen during all live war coverage by Fox News was a waving flag animation in the upper left corner and the headline "Operation Iraqi Freedom" along the bottom. The network has shown the American flag animation in the upper-left corner since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Fox News' pro-war commentary stood in contrast to many U.S. newspapers' editorial pages, which were much more hesitant about going to war.
News Corp wanted to Buy Directv up until 2003 News Corp was blocked by congress.
On April 9, 2003, News Corporation agreed to purchase a 34% controlling interest in Hughes, including GM's entire share of the company, for $6.6 billion subject to SEC approval. As part of the financing for the deal, Liberty Media agreed to take a $500 million option of stock in News Corporation that would be exercised upon the closing of the deal. Liberty, the second-largest shareholder in News Corp. after the Murdoch family with 18%, had originally planned to bid for DirecTV, but opted not to upon the agreementThe SEC voted 3-2 along party lines on December 19, 2003 to approve the deal subject to conditions, forcing News Corp. to agree to arbitration for all disputes with carriers of its media broadcasters and to provide content through DirecTV neutrally rather than favoring its own networks.
News corp end up with Direct TV Hughes end up selling cruise missiles for The US Millirary
Wonder who she is on the phone with in the picture. Wonder how we could find out.hey!.....I have an idea....
Hello raven. How are you?
Been fine. Nice to run into you. How are things? were you able to lower your blood pressure...
Not me at 9: 23.
I think the trolls are coming. There's one at 9:28. It's getting ca-reepy. Bye.
I do say ca-reepy, but again, not me at nine thirty.
Your welcome beautiful.
You were here this past saturday. You said it was hard to tell who is who and that it was getting ca-reepy. You forgot? You think I don't remember things people say?
Ok. I know you're still reading this raven. Tell you what I'm going to do just for you. I will not post a single thing until saturday. just for you. not hard to accomplish with so much work. Bye sugar. Don't stay mad pumpkin.
You're right. I forgot. Doesnt matter though, does it? And Im not mad snookums. You can troll allllll you want pookie-butt.