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News about the British phone hacking scandal (Leveson Report), including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Updated: 21 hours 9 min ago

Britain: Ex-Editor Says He Was Told to Take Blame for Phone Hacking

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 01:00

Clive Goodman, the former royal editor at the now-defunct News of the World, told a London court on Wednesday that senior officials of News International pressured him to avoid implicating others.

The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger: ‘It’s Essential to Be Paranoid’

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 01:00

The newspaper editor on Edward Snowden, the piano and patriotism.

Testimony at Hacking Trial Gives Peek Into British Tabloids

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 01:00

Rebekah Brooks, in her phone hacking trial, gave a rare view into the skating-on-the-edge culture of the popular press.

Tears and Tissues as Editor Testifies in Phone Hacking Case

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 01:00

The tabloids Rebekah Brooks once edited might have paid six figures or more for details like those she has been divulging about her personal life during her trial on phone hacking charges.

Britain: Defense Heard in Hacking Case

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 01:00

Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper unit, testified in court on Thursday that she did not know about the activities of a private investigator who has admitted that he hacked phones on behalf of The News of the World.

Tony Blair Emerges as Figure in Tabloid Hacking Case

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 01:00

According to an email read at trial, the former British prime minister told a major figure in the scandal, Rebekah Brooks, to “keep strong,” and offered to act as an “unofficial adviser.”