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PBS NewsHour | Scandal Prompts Murdock's News of the World to Stop Its Presses | PBS

Duration: 04:08
Program: PBS NewsHour #10105
Broadcast Date: Jul. 7, 2011

News Corp.'s James Murdoch, son of owner Rupert Murdock, announced Thursday that the media giant's widely circulated tabloid, News of the World, would cease publication Sunday after 168 years amid a scandal involving phone hacking and allegations of police bribery. Judy Woodruff reports on the news that electrified Britain.

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Post Date: July 7, 2011