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PUBLICATION DATE: December 18, 2013 PRODUCT #: W13535-HCB-ENG
Phone Hacking and Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation case solution
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation possessed a 168-year old British tabloid, News of the World, which got its most juicy stories by hacking on the telephones of several individuals, together with prime ministers, stars and performers. Murdoch shut down the newspaper following the disclosure of the scandal.
A Parliamentary investigation revealed the telephone hacking practice was supported in the extremely top of the organization and widespread. Was this scandal a failure of government by the board, or was it just a failure of direction?