TV News LIES

Thursday, Apr 24th

Last update09:13:54 PM GMT

You are here News Journalism & Media Sunday Mirror phone-hacking claim revealed by BBC

Sunday Mirror phone-hacking claim revealed by BBC

E-mail Print PDF

Sunday Mirror phone hackingEvidence of possible phone hacking at the Sunday Mirror newspaper has been found by the BBC's Newsnight. The programme spoke to a journalist who worked on the paper in the past decade who claimed to have witnessed routine phone hacking in the newsroom.

The source said celebrities including actress Liz Hurley and footballer Rio Ferdinand were targeted. Trinity Mirror said its journalists work within the criminal law and Press Complaints Commission code of conduct.

Also it has emerged that Lord Leveson, the judge who will lead the hacking inquiry has said he had attended functions with Rupert Murdoch's son-in-law - but that he had informed Prime Minister David Cameron of this before the appointment was announced.

The allegations about the Sunday Mirror were detailed by a source who told Newsnight: "One afternoon in the newsroom I saw Liz Hurley's phone being hacked and a reporter listen to her mobile phone messages and take a note of what was said.

"It was a Thursday and I was told that there wasn't much on there - just something about lunch from another woman, so they would keep trying before the weekend to see what they could find."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Reports: FCC Poised For Changes To Net Neutrality Policy

FCCThe Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to propose new rules when it comes to net...

American journalist Simon Ostrovsky being held by pro-Russian gunmen

Simon OstrovskyPro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist, saying...

NYT Retracts Russian-Photo Scoop

NY Times retracts photo storyTwo days after the New York Times led its editions with a one-sided article about photos...

The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel

NYT gag orders on IsraelMargaret Sullivan, The New York Times’ public editor, has written a thoughtful and important piece criticizing...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!