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'News of the World' phone hacking whistle blower found dead

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jul 2011 0:02 User comments (8)

'News of the World' phone hacking whistle blower found dead Former 'News of the World' journalist Sean Hoare has been found dead today, just as news about the scandal involving the paper hits new heights.
Undoubtedly, over the past week, you have read the scandal revolving around the Rupert Murdoch-owned paper, where a young murdered school girl had her phone repeatedly hacked by the paper in an effort to listen to voicemails.

Because the voicemails kept being deleted from the phone, the girl's carrier and parents believed her to be alive for days after her disappearance.

Hoare made it public that former editor Andy Coulson was fully aware of the hacking, and even encouraged it.

Police say they have no reason to believe there was anything suspicious in the journalist's death and did confirm that he was fired from the paper "for drugs and drinking problems."

Coulson was arrested this week as part of a police investigation into misconduct at the paper.

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8 user comments

119.7.2011 0:20

lol it was a hoax the sun website got hacked

219.7.2011 0:24

Originally posted by 3MUK:
lol it was a hoax the sun website got hacked
This article isn't about Rupert Murdoch dumbass.

319.7.2011 2:18

Originally posted by hikaricor:
Originally posted by 3MUK:
lol it was a hoax the sun website got hacked
This article isn't about Rupert Murdoch dumbass.
um yeh i guess im wrong kinda figured it out after i posted but didnt have time to edit it. but dont call me dumbass. ppl make mistakes , its normal . would you like me to call u dumbass for a mistake u committed ?

419.7.2011 2:39

Actually, it is about Murdoch...he is the one who ordered the hit.



519.7.2011 3:08

Originally posted by 3MUK:
Originally posted by hikaricor:
Originally posted by 3MUK:
lol it was a hoax the sun website got hacked
This article isn't about Rupert Murdoch dumbass.
um yeh i guess im wrong kinda figured it out after i posted but didnt have time to edit it. but dont call me dumbass. ppl make mistakes , its normal . would you like me to call u dumbass for a mistake u committed ?
Dumbass.

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Actually, it is about Murdoch...he is the one who ordered the hit.

619.7.2011 12:20

Originally posted by hikaricor:
Originally posted by 3MUK:
Originally posted by hikaricor:
Originally posted by 3MUK:
lol it was a hoax the sun website got hacked
This article isn't about Rupert Murdoch dumbass.
um yeh i guess im wrong kinda figured it out after i posted but didnt have time to edit it. but dont call me dumbass. ppl make mistakes , its normal . would you like me to call u dumbass for a mistake u committed ?
Dumbass.

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Actually, it is about Murdoch...he is the one who ordered the hit.


Have a week off.

719.7.2011 14:40

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Actually, it is about Murdoch...he is the one who ordered the hit.
Nice

819.7.2011 18:11

Typical joke in Parliament today, the 3 top people responsible for running things all know nothing.

.....which is strangely at odds with what Murdock has said before, Bloomberg reported this in July 2009 -

Quote:
If that had happened, I would know about it, Murdoch said in an interview today at the Allen & Co. media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aDLr.b2RsSBc

Lying liars lying to us all again.

Very convenient timing for that poor guy's untimely (?) death tho, eh?
A warning to others?


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