1. News Corp.

    28 Reporters Linked to Phone Hacking

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    It’s not a smoking gun, but British investigators have uncovered their best evidence yet that phone hacking was systemic at News of the World: 28 names from the newspaper’s staff appear in the notes of Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator originally accused of being a sole “rogue” agent. It was Mulcaire’s habit to note the name of the reporter who hired him in the top-left corner of each page. "This fact alone suggests wide-ranging, illegal activity within the organization at the relevant time,” said Robert Jay, a counsel for the inquiry. The words “The Sun,” one of News Corp.’s other British newspapers, also appear in his notes, although without any specific names attached.

    Read it at The Guardian