Will the Murdoch Press Crash?

There doesn’t seem to be any limit as to who they spied on. But now that more and more stories are coming out, is there any stopping point? I’ve seen indications that executives could also be liable to US prosecution under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. And of course the parade of arrests under UK law. Is this the end?

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Freelance journalist based in Tbilisi, following stints in Atlanta, Budapest, Munich, Warsaw and Washington. Worked for a German think tank, discovered it was incompatible with repaying US student loans. Spent two years in financial markets. Bicycled from Vilnius to Tallinn. Climbed highest mountains in two Alpine countries (the easy ones, though). American center-left, with strong yellow dog tendencies. Arrived in the Caucasus two weeks before its latest war.

3 thoughts on “Will the Murdoch Press Crash?

  1. No. The number of people arrested will be tiny, and most of the most serious charges will never be prosecuted.

  2. Well, Brooks already admitted paying the police for information, and nothing was done.

    Today a Tory MP was on Radio4, saying “we have requested (brooks and murdoch) to attend a committee meeting on Tuesday, but if we end up looking at two empty chairs then we’ll have to consider other options”. Language that doesn’t exactly scream ‘imminent prosecution’.

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