The Rupert Murdoch phone-hacking scandal could be coming to the United States

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This week – the lead lawyer filing suit against Murdoch’s media empire in the U.K. – Mark Lewis – is headed to the United States where he intends to file three lawsuits on behalf of people who believed their phones were hacked while they were on U.S. soil. One of those people is reported to be an American citizen.

So far the phone hacking scandal has led to multiple arrests of Murdoch’s employees in the U.K. and the shuttering of Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid. But – the scandal has yet to reach the home base of Murdoch’s media empire known as NewsCorp in New York City – where Murdoch’s gem Fox so-called News operates. This is a story definitely worth keeping a close eye on.

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Thom Hartmann A...
Dec. 29, 2009 10:59 am


That's why all of the stories started coming out of FOX that Obama is really a nice guy... Oh yeah! FIRE THE JUDGE!!! NOW!!!

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I hope this speech lives on FOREVER!

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Fletcher Christian
Feb. 15, 2012 12:49 pm

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