So now the world knows the price of hacking a dead girl’s cellphone is $4.8 million after News Corp. finally settled with the family of Milly Dowler. It seems preposterously low for what News Corp. did.
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During an interview with CNN, actress Scarlett Johansson described the leaked nude photos as “unjust” and said she was upset about the invasion of her privacy. To which the Internet responded, “Meh, we’ve already seen your boobies.”
The News of the World phone hacking-scandal seemed like it would have the power to bring down Rupert Murdoch’s media empire. Then the story simple ran out of legs. But the full scope has not been revealed yet.
A letter written on March 2, 2007 by former News of the World royal correspondent Clive Goodman emerged on Tuesday. Goodman claims that the disreputable phone hacking was “widely discussed” at editorial meetings run by former editor Andy Coulsen.
Jonathan May-Bowles will spend the next six weeks in jail for his role in attempting to pie Rupert Murdoch in the face during last month’s phone-hacking Parliamentary hearing. Awesome bonus: His last tweet was a reply @hypervocal.
What a fantastic weekend. You’d obviously be forgiven for shutting off your brain and tuning out the news and nonsense that pervades your workweek. So, here’s a quick one-pager on what you might have missed while heading out to the beach with a sixer of Bruce Willis-endorsed Seagrams wine coolers.