Fall of a Star!

Hi :)

First my apologies for not being able to do anything last week. I have been terribly caught up with many things. But this is a blessing….a man at the end of everything must always be gainfully employed :)

So ya of course it is Rupert Murdoch this week…

Rupert Murdoch, the octogenarian head of the globe-spanning News Corp.,is one of the most influential people around the globe. Forbes chose him as the 13th most powerful person of the world last year.

Employees of the News of the World, a British Tabloid newspaper owned by him, were accused of engaging in phone hacking and obtaining illicit information by bribing police officers and exercising improper influence on politicians and the police. The results of investigations conducted from 2005-2007 reached the conclusion that the practice of phone hacking was limited to celebrities, politicians and members of the British Royal Family. However, it was revealed that the phones of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, relatives of deceased British soldiers, and victims of the 7/7 London bombings were also accessed, resulting in widespread public outrage. Advertiser boycotts contributed to the closure of the News of the World on 10 July, after 168 years of publication. – Wikipedia

He was also attacked during the hearing. Take a look at this video –

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_68QgX9glTA

See you soon…

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